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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… read more

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 Dodgers baseball team. She also responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

During the program, photographs and illustrations from her books were shown. Video footage was shown, including the announcement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that he would not seek another term, and portions of an interview with the author at her home in Concord, Massachusetts. The host also displayed copies of Ms. Goodwin’s books and pictures from her life. Erik Welch submitted a question, which was pre-recorded on the BookTV Bus in Forreston, Ill.

President Lyndon Johnson appointed Doris Kearns Goodwin a special assistant after reading a critical article she wrote about him in the New Republic. Following his retirement, she assisted President Johnson in the preparation of his memoir, [ close

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In Depth with Doris Kearns Goodwin

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Program ID:
189571-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 06, 2005 | 11:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 29, 2020 | 4:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Nov 06, 2005 | 11:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 07, 2005 | 12:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 12, 2005 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2005 | 11:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 13, 2020 | 9:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 29, 2020 | 4:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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