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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Presidents: LBJ (Part 2)
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10/27/2008
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A look at President Lyndon Johnson

 


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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

LBJ (Part 2)

Aired Monday, October 27 at 9:00 p.m. on CPTV

He was one of the most astute, perplexing and larger-than-life figures in modern American history. An accidental president, Lyndon Baines Johnson set out to make his mark by pushing through historic social legislation of a scale that rivaled FDR’s New Deal. But his administration was marred by duel crises — Vietnam and racial struggle. From filmmaker David Grubin, this documentary tells the story of a bombastic and deeply emotional leader. Learn more...

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