of Cabbages and Kings: LBJ comes alive in Ashland
Y. The Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library in Austin is hosting a civil rights summit this week, highlighted by a keynote address by President Barack Obama. The library is holding the three-day conference to commemorate the 50th anniversary of ...
In enthralling 'Great Society,' LBJ's victory lap is cut short
The Seattle Times
A review of Tony-winning Seattle playwright Robert Schenkkan's “The Great Society,” the second half of his two-play cycle about President Lyndon Johnson's time in the White House, now being staged at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland.
Presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin on Robert Schenkkan's LBJ
Los Angeles Times
... Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Times theater critic Charles McNulty asked presidential historian and biographer Doris Kearns Goodwin for her appraisal of “All the Way,” the Tony-winning play that began this two-part dramatic study of Lyndon B ...
“You could blackmail LBJ”: The other Nixon scandal behind the Watergate scandal
The seven-thousand-page Defense Department history of Vietnam decision making during the administrations of Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson had nothing on President Nixon. The study stopped well ...