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Theodore H. White lecture with Robert A. Caro.

Theodore H. White lecture with Robert A. Caro.

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Published by Joan Shorenstein Center, Press, Politics, Public Policy, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government in [Cambridge, Mass.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Johnson, Lyndon B. 1908-1973.,
    • Press and politics -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesTheodore H. White lecture ;, 14th annual, Theodore H. White lecture on press and politics ;, 14th annual.
      ContributionsCaro, Robert A., Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN4888.P6 T437 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination68 p. :
      Number of Pages68
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3450800M
      LC Control Number2005351451
      OCLC/WorldCa58415231


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About Theodore H. White. Theodore H. White set the standard for contemporary political journalism and campaign coverage. He began his career delivering The Boston Post, and entered Harvard College in on a newsboy’s studied Chinese history and Asian languages, and witnessed the bombing of Chungking in while reporting on a Sheldon.

Octo — Robert A. Caro, biographer and Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Power Broker and Master of the Senate delivered the Theodore H. White Lecture in the John F.

Kennedy Jr. lecture was titled “Lyndon Johnson: Personality and Power.”. The following morning Caro joined a panel of prominent media figures for a lively discussion. book, Judgment Days (Boston, ), a marvelous new double portrait of Johnson and Martin Luther King, Jr., is a “must read” for anyone interested in the civil rights revolution they led.

For Caro, see The Theodore H. White Lecture with Robert A. Caro, Shorenstein Center, JFKCited by: Robert Allan Caro (born Octo ) is an American journalist and author known for his biographies of United States political figures Robert Moses and Lyndon B.

Johnson. After working for many years as a reporter, Caro wrote The Power Broker (), a biography of New York urban planner Robert Moses, which was chosen by the Modern Library as one of the hundred Alma mater: Princeton University (B.A.).

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Branch began his career in as a staff journalist for The Washington Monthly, Harper’s, and Esquire. He holds honorary doctoral degrees from over a dozen colleges and universities. Currently, he is at work on a new book about race in America. Book 5 of Robert Caro's Lyndon Johnson trilogy.

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here it is, in the very first sentence of Theodore H. White’s Pulitzer Prize-winning chronicle of the battle between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon for the presidency: The curious challenge of trying to put one’s finger on power. “It was invisible, as always,” White noted, and the “It” alludes to the movement of power—the.

By Robert A. Caro. that the biography of Robert Moses on which I was working might actually become a book. Feminine Mystique" and Theodore H. White's "Making of the President Author: Robert A. Caro. Taylor Branch is an American author and public speaker best known for his landmark narrative history of the civil rights era, America in the King trilogy’s first book, Parting the Waters: America in the King Years,won the Pulitzer Prize and numerous other awards in Two successive volumes also gained critical and popular success: Pillar of Fire: America.

The Experience Economy by B. Joseph Pine II and James H. Gilmore (1) Harry and the Terrible Whatzit by Dick Gackenbach (1) The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War by A.

Baime (1) The Last Arrow: Save Nothing for the Next Life by Erwin Raphael McManus (1) The Years of Lyndon Johnson by Robert Caro (1). White's book, "The Making of the President ," won the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction.

It dealt with a single and seminal political campaign, yes--but at its core, it was about something else, something much larger and even more momentous: Power.

Means of Ascent. In Means of Ascent, Book Two of The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Robert A. Caro brings alive Lyndon Johnson in his wilderness years. Here, Johnson’s almost mythic personality—part genius, part behemoth, at once hotly emotional and icily calculating—is seen at its most nakedly ambitious.

This is the first lecture from the Modern Scholar course The American Presidency taught by Professor Robert this first lecture in a series touching on how the U.S.

Presidency changed during the 20th century, noted historian Robert Dallek begins with his take on Theodore Roosevelt. In this concise biographical sketch, Dallek describes.

No one who heard him could forget his galvanizing lecture on Theodore Roosevelt, delivered without a single note, in the White House of George H.W.

Bush; or his appeal, addressed to the joint session of Congress on the occasion of the bicentennial of our first branch of government, that historians should write more about the history of Congress. first volume of The Invention of the White Race by Theodore W.

Allen, first published inreflected the fact that, after twenty-plus years of studying Virginia’s colonial records, he found no instance of the official use of the word “white” as a symbol of social status prior to its appearance in a law.

As he explained, “Others. Educators say non-fiction is more difficult than fiction for students to comprehend. It requires more factual knowledge, beyond fiction’s simple truths of love, hate, passion and remorse.

So we have a pathetic cycle. Students don’t know enough about the real world because they don’t read non-fiction and they can’t read non-fiction because they don’t know enough about the real world. Robert Caro – National Book Award, two National Book Critics Circle Awards, Francis Parkman Prize Lennard J.

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