3,072May 13, 2003
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 ...
2,071Jul 14, 2007
Lady Bird Johnson Funeral Service
A funeral service was held for former first lady Lady Bird Johnson at the Riverbend Centre in Austin, Texas. Eulogies were delivered by Mrs. Johnson’s daughters and granddaughters, ...
1,601Nov 27, 1963
President Johnson's Address to Congress
President Johnson spoke to a joint session of Congress following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. He reflected on Kennedy’s legacy in office and pledged to continue to ...
1,226Oct 12, 2007
Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library
The sixth in a series on presidential libraries focused on Lyndon B. Johnson’s life and career through rarely seen film and sound recordings, as well as letters, documents and artifacts ...
1,019Jan 20, 2010
White House Photographers
Four former presidential photographers talked about their insight into life in the White House and the history of presidential photography, including the inauguration of Barack Obama. The ...
926Jul 15, 2007
Lady Bird Johnson Burial Service
Former first lady Lady Bird Johnson was intered next to President Johnson in his small family cemetery within the grounds of the “LBJ Ranch” in Stonewall, Texas.
916Jan 26, 2012
An Evening with David and Julie Eisenhower
David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower famously met as children at the 1957 inauguration of his grandfather - President Dwight D. Eisenhower - and her father, Vice President Richard ...
729Mar 5, 2012
Reflections of First Ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush
For the second time in recent months, former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush sat down for a conversation about their time in the White House as part of a series of conferences on ...
718Apr 30, 2013
The Private Lyndon Baines Johnson
Harry Middleton and Robert Hardesty, former speechwriters for President Lyndon Johnson, talked about personal conversations and private moments they shared with the former president. They also ...
637Mar 5, 2012
First Ladies Through American History
Scholars and historians considered the role and influence of American first ladies throughout history. Moderator Cokie Roberts posed the question, “Why do we study first ladies?” ...
636Nov 15, 2012
First Ladies Throughout History
Panelists talked about at the historical roles and responsibilities of the first lady as well as how those roles had evolved. They talked specifically about Eleanor Roosevelt, Jackie Kennedy ...
568Apr 23, 2009
Apollo 8 Reunion
Apollo 8 astronauts Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders participated in a panel discussion and Apollo 8 reunion held in honor of the 50th anniversary of the creation of NASA. Topics ...
554Apr 7, 1965
President Johnson spoke about the conflict in Vietnam and the U.S. policy regarding the region.
519Feb 14, 2011
A Conversation with Jimmy Carter
Former President Jimmy Carter was interviewed on stage by Mark Updegrove about the presidency and the current political situation in the Middle East. He talked about his memoir about his ...
495Nov 15, 2012
White House Family Memories
Jenna and Barbara Bush, Steve Ford and Lynda Johnson Robb shared personal family memories of their time in the White House. They also talked about what it is like to grow up as a child of a ...
470Nov 15, 2012
A Conversation with Barbara and Laura Bush
Former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush recalled their time and experiences in the White House. Among the topics they addressed were Christmas time at Camp David and the difficult days ...
451Jul 13, 2007
Lady Bird Johnson Tribute
Lady Bird Johnson’s casket was brought to the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas, by a military honor guard. After a brief service for the family, members of the public paid final respects to ...
423Dec 18, 2003
Evening With Lynda Robb and Luci Johnson
Ms. Johnson and Ms. Robb talked about their experiences living in the White House during their father, Lyndon Johnson, was president. Following their remarks they answered questions ...
422May 7, 1990
The Life of L.B.J.: Oral History
This portion of the symposium celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of President Johnson’s inauguration features an oral history of his presidency.
374Mar 5, 2012
Behind the Scenes in the East Wing: Social Secretaries to First Ladies
Social secretaries working for American first ladies help set the tone of presidential administrations. Bess Abell, Catherine Fenton and Laurie Firestone served first ladies from Lady Bird ...
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