How Lyndon B. Johnson Changed Everyday Life

Manage episode 197685874 series 10950
By Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio streamed directly from their servers.

Historian Joshua Zeitz discusses his book Building the Great Society: Inside Lyndon Johnson's White House. He looks at how LBJ’s Great Society programs were put into practice by staff members who included Bill Moyers, Jack Valenti, Joe Califano and Harry McPherson. He tells the story of how one White House staff fundamentally changed everyday life for millions of citizens and forged a legacy of compassionate and interventionist government.

This segment is guest hosted by Jami Floyd.

2366 episodes available. A new episode about every 7 hours averaging 24 mins duration .