Tag Archives: Robert Caro

The LBJ Memoir “The Vantage Point” Reviewed

The Vantage Point: Perspectives of the Presidency 1963-1969. by Lyndon B. Johnson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Having read all of the Caro LBJ books I was eager to read LBJ’s perspective on his Presidency. I grabbed this book … Continue reading

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All the Way- LBJ and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

HBO has recently released a version of “All the Way,” the movie version of the Broadway play with Bryan Cranston, who also starred in the movie. Cranston was superb in both, bringing Lyndon Baines Johnson to life in a fascinating … Continue reading

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Politics, Presidents, and Making the Wheel Turn

One new David Brooks column on Abraham Lincoln, and a review of Robert Caro’s LBJ books by Thomas Meaney, in “The Nation”, have made for some great Thanksgiving reading. Connected? I think so. Brooks, in his column, masterfully writes of … Continue reading

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