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    LBJ's White House Tapes

    The Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, together with the University of Virginia’s Miller Center, debuted a website giving increased access to LBJ’s 650 hours of White House phone…

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    LBJ Presidential Library Tour of the Presidential Suite

    Library director Mark Updegrove showed the Presidential Suite exhibit at the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum. It is a reconstruction of the living space where President and Ladybird Johnson spent their…

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    Lady Bird Johnson

    Julia Sweig looked at the life of Lady Bird Johnson using the former first lady’s extensive diaries and audio recordings. This was a virtual event hosted by the New York Historical Society.

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    First Ladies and White House Preservation

    A panel of first ladies scholars talked about the work of Jacqueline Kennedy, Lady Bird Johnson, and Pat Nixon to preserve the historic nature of the White House -- and how that work reflected…

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    Sarah Polk, Mary Lincoln and Lady Bird Johnson

    First ladies scholars reconsidered the lives and legacies of Sarah Polk, Mary Lincoln, and Lady Bird Johnson. They looked at how the women were viewed in their own times, and how history…

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    Q&A with Julia Sweig

    Julia Sweig talked about the influence Lady Bird Johnson had on Lyndon Johnson’s decision-making, both before and during his presidency. She also discussed Mrs. Johnson’s accomplishments as first…

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    Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson

    Lynda Johnson Robb and Luci Baines Johnson -- the daughters of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson -- shared their White House memories with moderator and journalist Susan Page. They were joined…

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    When Things Went Right and Landslide

    Chase Untermeyer, author of When Things Went Right: The Dawn of the Reagan-Bush Administration, and Jonathan Darman, author of Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America,…

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    The President - January 1969

    This is the final film in a monthly series produced by the Naval Photographic Unit to document the activities of President Lyndon B. Johnson between 1964 and 1969. The 37th president…

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    Johnson and Nixon Supreme Court Nominations

    Brooklyn College Professor KC Johnson taught a class on Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon’s Supreme Court nominations. He described Johnson’s plan to fill the bench with liberal…

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    Lyndon Johnson and Escalation in Vietnam

    Boston College Professor Seth Jacobs discussed President Lyndon Johnson and the factors that led him to escalate the war in Vietnam following the assassination of his predecessor, John F.…

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    Lyndon B. Johnson Becomes President, The Tragic Death of President Kennedy

    This U.S. Information Agency short film describes the death and funeral of President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated in Dallas on November 22, 1963. It includes footage of President Lyndon B.…

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    Secret Presidential Recordings

    Historians analyzed the secret White House tapes of Presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Richard Nixon. This was an inside look into how presidents conducted their day-to-day…

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    The Hudson

    In this film produced by the Naval White House Photographic Unit, Lady Bird Johnson begins at the Statue of Liberty, where she dedicates the American Museum of Immigration. She then visits…

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    LBJ Presidential Library and Museum

    Mark Lawrence, director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum, led a virtual tour of the facility in Austin, Texas, which showcases the legacy of the nation’s 36th…

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    Personal Perspectives on the Kennedy Assassination

    Four eyewitnesses recalled the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Sid Davis was the Westinghouse radio pool reporter on Air Force One when Lyndon Baines…

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    JFK Assassination Anniversary

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    Noting the November 22 1963 assassination of President John Kennedy with radio communications between the White House and Air Force One and Lyndon Johnson’s first calls as President.…

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    In Depth with Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Doris Kearns Goodwin was interviewed about her life and work. The author spoke about her work with President Lyndon B. Johnson, the impact of historical events, and life as a fan of the Brooklyn…

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    Q&A with Robert Caro

    Robert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution and exercise of political power in America. He also talked about the progress he is making on the next…

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    Robert Caro on Writing Biographies

    Robert Caro delivered the 2009 Leon Levy Biography Lecture. He presented his thoughts on giving the reader a sense of the setting of the action in a biography. He talked about how he does…

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