Presidential historian Michael Beschloss on this edition of Fresh Air
. His book Reaching for Glory: The Secret Lyndon Johnson Tapes, 1964-1965
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 five previous books on American presidents. He is also a regular contributor to The News Hour
with Jim Lehrer. (Broadcast Date: November 7, 2001)
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