Gallery: Johnson the Power Broker

A Look at LBJ’s Road to the White House


(Ib Ohlsson)

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. Click here to view a slideshow with highlights from H.W. Brands’ review essay.