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Presidential Historian Michael Beschloss

His book Reaching for Glory: The Secret Lyndon Johnson Tapes, 1964-1965 (Simon & Schuster) is now out in paperback. It is Beschloss’s second volume on the LBJ tapes. Beschloss will talk about the tapes, and we will hear excerpts, including some recordings of conversations about Vietnam, Civil Rights, and with Jackie Kennedy. Beschloss has written 5 previous books on American presidents. He is also a regular contributor to The News Hour with Jim Lehrer.

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Other segments from the episode on March 1, 2002

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 29, 2002: Interview with Michael Beschloss; Commentary on the folk-rock group "The youngbloods."

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