American Experience

The Presidents 2016: LBJ

Preview: Season 4 Episode 1 | 30s

President Lyndon B. Johnson's visions of a Great Society were swallowed up in the quagmire of Vietnam: the unpopular and costly war eroded his political base and left him an exile within his own White House.

Aired: 08/10/16

Rating: NR

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