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LBJ Library at 50: An Interview With Mark Updegrove
The Library's director from 2009 to 2017 on LBJ's evolving legacy
"...Mark Updegrove came into the job of LBJ Presidential Library director with a vision, a vision involving..."

Aug. 26, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The LBJ Presidential Library at 50
For five decades, the LBJ Library & Museum has been not only keeping history but also making history
"...of its opening, and at the half-century mark, the LBJ Library has transcended its role as a repository of..."

Aug. 27, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

LBJ Library at 50: An Interview With Mark A. Lawrence
The Library's current director takes a historian's view
"...moment to enjoy being the new director of the LBJ Presidential Library before COVID came calling. His first day..."

Aug. 26, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

LBJ
Harrelson dons prosthetics for this complicated biopic
"...The biographical drama LBJ treads much of the territory Robert Schenkkan’s expertly crafted..."

Nov. 3, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

LBJ Library at 50: An Interview With Betty Sue Flowers
The Library's director from 2002 to 2009 on her time at the helm
"...When Betty Sue Flowers became director of the LBJ Presidential Library in 2002, she had a hard act..."

Aug. 26, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

LBJ Library at 50: All the Cake
Getting some free cake on LBJ's birthday is a rich tradition
"...We made it to the LBJ Library & Museum in July, during that tiny sliver..."

Aug. 26, 2021 Arts Post by Kate X Messer

Perspectives on the LBJ Library From the Directors
Three of the LBJ Library's directors offer their unique views on the institution
"..."I think that LBJ himself, Mrs. Johnson, and others who had a strong..."

Aug. 27, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

We Have an Issue: Why We’re Still Talking About LBJ
Reflections on the LBJ Library at 50, and a fond farewell to Food Editor Jessi Cape
"...plan of attack on our voting rights, it was LBJ's legacy that was invoked: A Texan signed the landmark..."

Aug. 27, 2021 Column by Kimberley Jones

Best Still-Yakkin' LBJ
Animatronic LBJ
"...the public watches in fascination as this life-sized silicon LBJ lifts his eyebrows, blinks, points a finger, and displays..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

LBJ Presidential Library Set to Reopen October 21
Masks will be required and social distancing encouraged
"...opening back up for less than a month, the LBJ Presidential Library closed down again on August 9 of..."

Oct. 18, 2021 Arts Post by Adrienne Hunter

All the Way With LBJ's Play
Bill Rauch talks staging 'All the Way' and 'The Great Society'
"...In two years, Robert Schenkkan's LBJ drama All the Way premiered at the Oregon Shakespeare..."

Oct. 9, 2014 Arts Post by Robert Faires

LBJ Science Academy Sucks Rocks
Gee Whiz, Mr. Science
"...hasn't an enemy in the world. The principal of LBJ High School since the 1992-93 school year, Orum is..."

Dec. 15, 1995 News Feature by Roseana Auten

LBJ Library to Host Civil Rights Summit
Carter and Clinton to deliver keynotes
"...Baines Johnson shepherded and signed into law – the LBJ Library will host a summit April 8-10 that "will..."

Feb. 21, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

LBJ Summit Returns to “Race in America”
Five years after landmark civil rights event, there's plenty to talk about
"...Presi­dential Library and Museum marked the 50th anniversary of LBJ's signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with a..."

April 5, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Rob Reiner Goes All the Way With LBJ
Tackling the contradictions of the unexpected presidency
"...In his newest film, LBJ, Reiner casts Woody Harrelson as the last Democratic president..."

Nov. 3, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

LBJ Library at 50: "Lady Bird Johnson: Beyond the Willdflowers"
The LBJ Library exhibit shows sides of the First Lady you may not know
"...But just as there was more to LBJ than “the Vietnam President,” there was so much more..."

Aug. 27, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

LBJ Library to Host Civil Rights Summit, April 8-10
Carter and Clinton to Deliver Keynotes
"...Bond, author Taylor Branch, San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, LBJ’s daughters Luci Baines and Lynda Bird Johnson, and Congressman..."

Feb. 16, 2014 News Post by Michael King

The Long Arm of LBJ
"...Robert Caro quietly told the standing-room-only crowd that the LBJ Library's leadership has been "unremittingly hostile" to him for..."

May 17, 2002 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

LBJ's Legacy and the Rise of Voter Suppression Laws
The Austin Chronicle Show on KOOP FM returns
"...cover story reflecting on the 50th anniversary of the LBJ Presidential Library & Museum, as well as LBJ's evolving..."

Aug. 27, 2021 News Post by Kimberley Jones

LBJ Library Director Steps Down
Mark Updegrove recalls “the greatest honor of my career”
"...The LBJ Library announced last week that Library Director Mark Updegrove..."

Feb. 17, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Acknowledge LBJ's Depravity
"...assassination (The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ), I ask: When in polite society in Austin and..."

Nov. 11, 2013 Postmarks

LBJ School’s COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker Reveals Disparities
Data suggests vaccine hubs aren't reaching Black, Latinx Texans
"...Last month, UT-Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs released its Texas COVID-19 Vaccine..."

April 9, 2021 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

LBJ Library Celebrates Fight for Equality in American Sports
The “Get in the Game” exhibition’s opening ceremony is April 21
"...out against inequality at the grand opening of the LBJ Library’s new exhibition: “Get in the Game: The Fight..."

April 18, 2018 Events Post by Milo Webb

LBJ Swings Like the Pendulum Do
For a fun Sixties flashback – sans acid – see the LBJ Library's 'Signs of the Times: Life in the Swingin' Sixties'
"...From Ipanema," the Dave Clark Five and Slaughterhouse-Five. The LBJ Library and Museum is providing the flashback – sans..."

Jan. 21, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

LBJ Library Spotlights the Little House That Motown Built
Collection stars Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Supremes & more
"...CDs carries its summer jams into January at the LBJ LIbrary...."

Sept. 20, 2019 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

APD Responding to Reported Shots Near LBJ
Campus placed on lockdown as precaution: Suspect now in custody
"...be an abundance of caution, Austin ISD has placed LBJ High School on lockdown after shots were reported in..."

Sept. 17, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Rethinking Reagan ... and LBJ
AISD searches for student and community involvement in high school redesign program
"...spending the year researching ways to redesign Reagan and LBJ high schools into a totally different high school model,..."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Making History, Part One
Playwright Robert Schenkkan on bringing LBJ to the stage in 'All the Way'
"...in the Hill Country and his family connection to LBJ to bring the 36th President of the U.S. to..."

Aug. 17, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Way Home
Zach Theatre gives Robert Schenkkan's All the Way its Texas premiere on LBJ's home turf
"...year in the White House not be staged on LBJ's home turf?..."

April 10, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Doubling Down
In The Great Society, playwright Robert Schenkkan and his subject, LBJ, both gamble big
"...world premiere at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, opens with LBJ likening the office to a rodeo bull ride, where..."

Oct. 10, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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