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LBJ’s 1968: Power, Politics, and the Presidency in America’s Year of Upheaval
  • Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
  • Time: 12:00 pm
  • Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC

1968 was an unprecedented year in terms of upheaval in numerous areas. Perhaps no one was more undone by the events of 1968 than President Lyndon Baines Johnson. In his latest book LBJ’s 1968, Kyle Longley explores how LBJ perceived the most significant events of 1968, including the Vietnam War, the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr and Robert Kennedy, and the violent Democratic National Convention in Chicago.

A book signing will follow the program. Purchase this book on the day of the event from the National Archives Store and receive a 15% discount (members get 20% off).

All public programs at the National Archives are free and streamed live online via the National Archives’ YouTube channel. Reservations are recommended; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. The doors to the building will open 45 minutes prior to the start of the program. Use the Special Events entrance on the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW. Click here for more information on getting to the National Archives and parking.

Live captioning will be available online and in the William G. McGowan Theater. If you require an alternative or additional accommodation for an event (such as a downloadable transcript or a sign language interpreter), please send an email to public.program@nara.gov or call 202.357.5000 in advance.