Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a President and Presidential Power Ever Written

Doris Kearns Goodwin in the PBS documentary "JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness" (8 August, 2015)

In the PBS documentary "JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness" Doris talks about President Lyndon Johnson's championing of two landmark laws that changed our country: the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. "History provides opportunities for people to show their best qualities. President Johnson really did show a historic understanding of the opportunity he'd been presented and he made the best of it. And that's where greatness comes...," says Doris of LBJ. Watch the clip here.


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