In this program from our 1999 "American Presidents: Life Portraits" series we focused on Lyndon Johnson's life and career. Historians addressed his rise to the presidency after the assassination of President Kennedy, his plan for the Great Society, his civil rights record, and his involvement in the Vietnam War. Johnson's grandson is also interviewed. The program, which includes archival audio recordings and film, was recorded at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historic Park in Stonewall, Texas.
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