36.B) LBJ’s Great Society, an interview with Mark Updegrove

[Abridged] Presidential Histories

Lyndon Baines Johnson is one of the most legislatively accomplished presidents in American history – possibly the only president who actually did so much winning, people got tired of it. But how did he make legislating look so easy?

Mark Updegrove, president and CEO of the LBJ Foundation and author of 5 books on the presidency, including Indomitable Will: LBJ in the Presidency, discusses the impact and legacy of LBJ’s Great Society.

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