Should Meyner Have Pulled a Christie on Kennedy in 1960?
In 1960, the youthful and many said too inexperienced John F. Kennedy competed for the Democratic nomination with Lyndon Johnson, Stuart Symington, Adlai Stevenson, none other than New Jersey Governor Robert Meyner, and others. Meyner did one ...
LBJ and MLK post-JFK in 'All the Way'
With the assassination of President John F. Kennedy fresh in the nation's mind and weighing heavily on its heart, Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson (C. David Johnson) became an “accidental President.” It was 1963. LBJ, a career politician from Texas ...
Why Bernie vs Hillary Matters More Than People Think
Bernie Sanders describes himself as a democratic socialist -- he connects himself politically with Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson, with the New Deal and the Great Society. To understand what that means, we need to know the history of this ideology.
Robert Schenkkan's "All the Way" brings LBJ to Denver's Stage Theatre
The Denver Post
Lyndon Baines Johnson was a big bear of a man whose special skill as a politician was getting in a legislator's face and applying just the right pressure to just the right vulnerability to win the necessary vote. Otherwise known as "the Texas twist ...