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Mark Updegrove Says Farewell to the LBJ Presidential Library

On April 10, 2014, LBJ Presidential Library director Mark Updegrove stood beside civil rights champion and Congressman John Lewis. Together, they had just welcomed...


Henry Kissinger Talks Nixon Administration at Vietnam War Summit

If there was one thing made clear during former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger’s talk Tuesday at the Vietnam War Summit, it was that he is a man who...


Civil Rights Leader Andrew Young Captivates at UT

Ever wonder what Martin Luther King, Jr. was really like behind closed doors? Former congressman, mayor of Atlanta, and U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young would be the...


A New Day for LBJ

Forty years ago, the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library became the first on a college campus, despite heavy protests. How an institution born in controversy...


Gingrich Touts Value of Academic Research at LBJ Library

Former speaker of the House and Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich visited the LBJ Presidential Library at UT last Thursday for a talk titled “Leadership...


Cruel to Be Kind: LBJ Behind the Scenes

The most underappreciated president of the 20th century may be Lyndon B. Johnson. In his forthcoming book, Indomitable Will: LBJ in the Presidency, author Mark Updegrove—director...

LBJ Library to Get $10 Million Overhaul

LBJ Library to Get $10 Million Overhaul

The past isn’t dead—in fact, it’s so alive, it needs cosmetic work to keep it looking good. With that in mind, the LBJ Library and Museum is undergoing...

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