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The Last Repose of Lady Bird Johnson
Notes from the public viewing of Lady Bird Johnson.
"...In trucks, in cars, in buses and even coaches, they came to the Lyndon Baines..."

July 16, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Johnson Treatment
It's been a dozen years since Robert Caro's previous book about Johnson, and now he's back, this time with Master of the Senate, an exhaustive and exhausting examination of the United States Senate during the years of Johnson's time there.
"...The first volume of Robert Caro's protracted meditation on the dark side of Lyndon..."

May 3, 2002 Books Feature by Dick Holland

Betty Boyd Caroli on Lady Bird and Lyndon
Betty Boyd Caroli tells the First Lady's side of the story in Lady Bird and Lyndon
"...Lady Bird Johnson's name is never far from the mind of..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

UT Hosting Debate on Visions of McCain and Obama
Event Thursday at LBJ School, free and open to public
"...your mind on which presidential candidate to support, UT's Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs is hosting an..."

Oct. 21, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Rob Reiner Goes All the Way With LBJ
Tackling the contradictions of the unexpected presidency
"...It's a piece of political lore that Lyndon Baines Johnson would hold court with the bathroom door..."

Nov. 3, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Grant Endorses Doherty
Defeated primary candidate endorses his Democratic opponent
"...Perhaps moved by the spirit of the Clintons, Dan Grant, a former..."

Oct. 9, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

A Development Project With a Silver Lining
The Rebekah Baines Johnson Center is about to be part of an ambitious master planned community for Austin seniors.
"...that stands alongside I-35 just east of Downtown is about to be part of an ambitious master-planned community for..."

July 11, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

Day Trips & Beyond: Pecos National Historic Site
Travel tips for the Land of Enchantment
"...Within the boundaries of Pecos National Historical Park are the ruins of..."

Oct. 31, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Goodbye and Good Luck: Bill Livingston 1920-2013
WWII veteran and former UT acting president died this morning
"...day on the 40 Acres: Former acting UT president Bill Livingston died this morning, aged 93...."

Aug. 15, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Extras Sought for Tom Hanks-Produced 'Parkland'
Film shoots locally in January with Billy Bob Thornton & Paul Giamatti
"...to shoot in and around Austin in January and February of 2013...."

Dec. 5, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

White Cane Day
Austin to host nation's largest White Cane Day parade
"...As the home to the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Austin should already appreciate the independence..."

Oct. 12, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips
"...Lyndon B. Johnson State Historical Park, west of Johnson City,..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...Johnson City's fortunes have been tied to the Johnson family..."

Aug. 20, 1999 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: August Events Roundup
Last call for summer fun
"...of summer come to an end on Aug. 23, but there is still plenty of hot fun to be..."

Aug. 14, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Books Gift Guide
The Presidential Recordings: Lyndon B. Johnson: Volumes 4-6
"...The Presidential Recordings: Lyndon B. Johnson: Volumes 4-6: Toward the Great Society, Feb...."

Dec. 14, 2007 Books Feature by Michael King

Selma
Although it's dramatically uneven, this film is a commendable historical drama about Martin Luther King Jr. that sidesteps the common pitfalls of adulatory biopics.
"...Directed by: Ava DuVernay. Starring: David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Cuba Gooding..."

Jan. 9, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Day Trips & Beyond: August Events Roundup
Tons of Texas travel news for the dog days of summer
"...You can be a railroad engineer for a day and ride in..."

Aug. 1, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: August Events Roundup
Texas fun is heating up with grape stomps, outlaw festivals, and rodeos
"...in Texas, the 2018 crop is looking like a banner year for the wine grape industry. Producers are looking..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

TV Eye
Screenwriter Daniel Giat, recently in town for the Austin premiere of his 'Path to War,' talks about LBJ's legacy.
"...the Vietnam War, it meant living in fear of being drafted, of having to fight in an unpopular war..."

May 24, 2002 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
It's the most wonderful time of the year
"...With Christmas lights, New Year’s Eve celebrations, bullfighting, and more, December is an exciting month...."

Dec. 1, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Opening the Doors
As college access tightens, minority students and families, and educators, look for ways to help more students.
"...A lot of hopeful but nervous faces were passing through academic adviser René Sanchez's..."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Day Trips
"...National parks in Texas tend to be overshadowed by the more numerous state parks. It's kind..."

June 14, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
Dickens on the Strand starts the month off right
"...to get out and enjoy the pleasant weather and maybe do a little shopping...."

Dec. 1, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Everything Old Is New Again
A Texan's in the White House, we're in a quagmire war – and 'The Rag' returns to Austin
"...Right before she began her journey up the steep, dark flight..."

Sept. 2, 2005 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Day Trips
"...Weekend comes around annually during one of the most beautiful times of the year, and with a beautiful bonus:..."

Oct. 18, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: November Events Roundup
Highland Games, Wurstfest, and more
"...so get out there and live while the weather’s beautiful. Find a chili cook-off, film festival, or musical show..."

Nov. 2, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Michael Frary: In Memoriam
Michael Frary, an influential Texas modernist, painter of Texas watercolors, and longtime UT-Austin art professor, has passed away at age 87
"...career as an educator here ensure that he will be forever associated with the state. The Santa Monica, Calif.,..."

Sept. 9, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Hightower Report: Paul Ryan's Run-in With Truth
About that marathon time ...
"...To paraphrase Lyndon B. Johnson's colorful barnyard phrase, "You can't make chicken..."

Sept. 14, 2012 News Column

Day Trips
The Lyndon B. Johnson National Grasslands north of Decatur are where the wild things live
"...The Lyndon B. Johnson National Grasslands north of Decatur, Texas, is..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

In Memory of Bob Eckhardt: 1913-2001
A fighter for justice is remembered by family and friends.
"...time," said Maury Maverick of his friend and colleague Bob Eckhardt, who died Nov. 13 of a cerebral stroke...."

Nov. 23, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

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