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    Authors on Writing History

    Biographer Robert Caro and historian Brenda Wineapple talked about writing history. They spoke at the 35th annual Key West Literary Seminar.

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    2016 National Book Awards

    Book TV’s coverage of the 67th annual National Book Awards included the presentation of awards for non-fiction, fiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. Biographer Robert Caro…

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    2004 Democratic National Convention, Day 2 Evening

    On the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Boston, MA, party leaders, former presidential candidates and others spoke about Senator John Kerry’s candidacy and building on the unity and…

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    Open Phones with Robert Caro

    Robert Caro talked about his books, The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power and Dallas, November 22, 1963, and about the legacy of President John F. Kennedy. He also responded to…

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    Life Portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson

    In the thirty-fifth in a series on American presidents, scholars talked about the life and career of Lyndon B. Johnson. Among the issues addressed were his rise to the presidency after the assassination of…

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    The Passage of Power

    Robert Caro talked about his book, The Passage of Power. The fourth book of his series, “The Years of Lyndon Johnson,” it covers the years from 1958 to 1964, during which Senate Majority…

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    Q&A with Robert Caro, Part 2

    Robert Caro discussed his newly-released fourth volume of his biography of former President Johnson, The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power. The fourth book covers 1958 until early 1964. Mr. Caro said that…

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    Q&A with Robert Caro, Part 1

    Robert Caro discussed his newly released fourth volume of his biography of former President Johnson, The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power. The fourth book covers 1958 until early 1964. Mr. Caro said that…

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    The Passage of Power

    Robert Caro talked about his book, The Passage of Power. The fourth book of his series, “The Years of Lyndon Johnson,” it covers the years from 1958 to 1964, during which Senate Majority…

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    Robert Caro on President Lyndon B. Johnson

    Next, Robert Caro, author of “The Years of Lyndon Johnson” examines the origins of the President’s beliefs about the role of government. He discusses why Lyndon B. Johnson saw the…

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    Means of Ascent

    Robert Caro discussed his book The Years of Lyndon Johnson: Means of Ascent, published by Knopf. He described his research into the life of Lyndon Johnson and noted that he examined approximately…

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    Panel on the Obama Presidency

    A panel of presidential historians spoke about the Obama presidency. Among the topics they addressed were the state of teh economy, overseas military operations, and partisan politics in Washington.…

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    Master of the Senate

    Mr. Caro talked about his book, Master of the Senate, published by Knopf. In this third volume of his multi-volume biography, The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Mr. Caro covered events and…

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    Panel on the Presidency

    Presidential biographers and historians Robert Caro, Bob Clark, and Ted Sorenson discussed their research and writings on former Presidents Lyndon Johnson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and John…

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    Robert Caro Interview

    Robert Caro was interviewed while at the 60th annual National Book Awards ceremony at Cipriani in New York City. He talked about his multi-volume biography of Lyndon Johnson, The Years of…

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    What Are You Reading?: Robert Caro

    While at the 60th annual National Book Awards ceremony at Cipriani in New York City, Robert Caro was asked what books he was reading. He talked about why he was re-reading The Prime…

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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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    Access to Presidential Records

    Historians talked about historical research of American presidents, public records and presidential papers, and the number and availability of documents. They also talked about efforts by…

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    Q&A with Robert Caro

    Robert Caro was interviewed in his office in New York City. Among other topics, he talked about portions of his multi-volume biography of Lyndon Johnson, and progress on the fourth book of…

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    Robert Caro at the LBJ Library

    This program featured Pulitzer Prize winning biographer Robert Caro during the course of two days. Mr. Caro took Book TV on a tour of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and explained…

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