Lady Bird Johnson, An Oral History

Lady Bird Johnson, An Oral History

The transformation of a shy country girl to first lady and her life with President Lyndon Baines Johnson.

Lady Bird Johnson chronicled her life in a series of interviews spanning almost 20 years. Oral historian Michael Gillette recounts his interviews with the former first lady, and we hear her firsthand account of life and marriage with President Lyndon Baines Johnson.

Guests

Michael Gillette

executive director of Humanities Texas, former director of the LBJ Library's Oral History Program and author of "Lady Bird Johnson, An Oral History."

Photo Gallery: Lady Bird Johnson's Life In The White House

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Excerpt from "Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History" by Michael Gillette. Copyright 2012 by Michael Gillette. Reprinted here by permission of Oxford University Press, USA. All rights reserved.

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