Tale of Two Countries
Austerity Rules as Trump Claims Success in War on Poverty.
HAIL TO THE CHIEF
Woody Harrelson and Rob Reiner: ‘Scumbag’ Trump Is No LBJ
LBJ Showed Trump How to Behave After a Racist Tragedy
When three civil rights workers were murdered in Mississippi in 1964, the president and the Justice Department acted decisively to prosecute bigotry and lethal violence.
Great Society Wasn’t Just LBJ’s Baby
In his State of the Union address 50 years ago, LBJ laid out his vision for the Great Society. In an excerpt from his new book on the 1960s, historian Julian Zelizer highlights the forgotten role Congress played in getting it done. Read a Q&A between the author and Scott Porch.
The LBJ Renaissance
Despite his titanic role in America’s quest for civil rights, the greatest domestic movement of the Twentieth Century, LBJ has been largely underappreciated—even ignored—until recently.
Bobby and Lyndon
David's Bookclub: Mutual Contempt
When Hope Was Cheap
In 1965 American culture and politics would change forever. Jonathan Darman on LBJ’s view from the precipice.