H. W. Brands

Review Essay
Sept/Oct
2012
H. W. Brands

In the latest installment of his epic biography of U.S. President Lyndon Johnson, Robert Caro reveals a man who obsessively sought power to assuage a misplaced sense of his own suffering -- but also to help those whose struggles were less abstract.

Capsule Review
May/Jun
2003
Walter Russell Mead
Review Essay
Jan/Feb
1995
David Fromkin

Newly released records show that L.B.J., for all his political canniness and cunning, never managed U.S. foreign policy well-even excluding the Vietnam War.