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The Passage of Power by Robert Caro

Books of Titans Podcast

In this episode, Erik Rostad discusses book 11 of 35 from his 2021 Reading List – The Passage of Power by Robert A. Caro. Show Notes First Episode: The Path to Power Second Episode: Means of Ascent Third Episode: Master of the Senate Author: Robert A. Caro Lyndon B. Johnson My thoughts about the book Purchase the Book Reading Resources Books of Titans Website The post The Passage of Power by Robert Caro appeared first on Books of Titans.

40mins

9 Apr 2021

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Master of the Senate by Robert Caro

Books of Titans Podcast

In this episode, Erik Rostad discusses book 10 of 35 from his 2021 Reading List – Master of the Senate by Robert A. Caro. Show Notes First Episode: The Path to Power Second Episode: Means of Ascent Author: Robert A. Caro Lyndon B. Johnson My thoughts about the book Purchase the Book Reading Resources Books of Titans Website The post Master of the Senate by Robert Caro appeared first on Books of Titans.

39mins

26 Mar 2021

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Means of Ascent by Robert Caro

Books of Titans Podcast

In this episode, Erik Rostad discusses book 9 of 35 from his 2021 Reading List – Means of Ascent by Robert A. Caro. Show Notes Author: Robert A. Caro Lyndon B. Johnson Video: Special Message to the Congress: The American Promise [on the Voting Rights Act], 3/15/65 My thoughts about the book Purchase the Book Reading Resources Books of Titans Website The post Means of Ascent by Robert Caro appeared first on Books of Titans.

56mins

12 Mar 2021

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The Path to Power by Robert Caro

Books of Titans Podcast

In this episode, Erik Rostad discusses book 8 of 35 from his 2021 Reading List – The Path to Power by Robert A. Caro. Show Notes Author: Robert A. Caro Lyndon B. Johnson My thoughts about the book Purchase the Book Reading Resources Books of Titans Website The post The Path to Power by Robert Caro appeared first on Books of Titans.

40mins

26 Feb 2021

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49: "Working" by Robert Caro

Recently Read - book reviews from The Incomparable

Scott finally finished a book by Robert Caro (no, not that one). Scott McNulty Referenced Works Working [Amazon] [Apple] Show Notes & Links Support this show and other shows like it on The Incomparable network by becoming a member. Members get early access to podcasts, bonus episodes, and more.

2mins

30 Jun 2020

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A Conversation with Robert Caro

With the Bark Off: Conversations from the LBJ Presidential Library

Robert Caro is one of our country's most celebrated authors. His four volumes chronicling the life and times of Lyndon Johnson and 1,300-page book on New York power broker Robert Moses have earned him nearly every major literary honor, including the National Book Award and two Pulitzer Prizes.In this interview with his friend and fellow author Stephen Harrigan, Caro talks about his latest book, "Working," which provides a window into how Caro crafts his epic works.This conversation took place on April 15, 2019, at the LBJ Presidential Library.Caro's biographies on Lyndon Johnson are available for purchase in The Store at LBJ.

36mins

25 Jun 2020

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BONUS! Episode 7.5: The Path to Robert Caro with Justin Heyman

Oh My Word!

BONUS EPISODE! Robert Moses and President Lyndon Johnson might not have been the nicest people, but they are people who got some important stuff done. For this bonus episode, we...

26mins

30 Apr 2020

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From the Archives: Robert Caro on How He Does It

The Book Review

The acclaimed biographer of Lyndon Johnson and Robert Moses talks about his book “Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing.”

1hr 3mins

20 Mar 2020

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Charlotte Gray on Robert Caro, and writing biography and history

The Biblio File hosted by Nigel Beale

Charlotte Gray is one of Canada’s best-known writers, and author of ten acclaimed books of literary non-fiction. Born in Sheffield, England, and educated at Oxford University and the London School of Economics, she began her writing career in England as a magazine editor and newspaper columnist. After coming to Canada in 1979, she worked as a political commentator, book reviewer and magazine columnist before she turned to biography and popular history. She's been a judge for several of Canada's most prestigious literary awards, including the Giller and Cundall Prizes; has five honorary doctorates and how won numerous awards, including the Pierre Berton Award for distinguished achievement in popularizing Canadian history. We met at her home near the Governor General's grounds in Ottawa to riff off renowned LBJ biographer Robert Caro's latest book, Working. We talk about, among other things, Caro's practice, Pierre Berton, Charlotte's latest book Murdered Midas; A Millionaire, His Goldmine and a Strange Death on an Island Paradise, a biography of the Canadian mine owner Sir Harry Oakes, research methods, academics, adding voices to the mix, academics, the teaching of history, the removal of Sir John A. MacDonald's statue, local historians, and the current dearth of Canadian historical novels. 

1hr 4mins

12 Jan 2020

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Robert Caro

BookPeople Podcast

A repost of Robert Caro's live event at BookPeople Bookstore in Austin, Tx. For his biographies of Robert Moses and Lyndon Johnson, ROBERT A. CARO has twice won the Pulitzer Prize, twice won the National Book Award, three times won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and has also won virtually every other major literary honor, including the Gold Medal in Biography from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the Francis Parkman Prize. In 2010, President Barack Obama awarded Caro the National Humanities Medal. Caro graduated from Princeton, was later a Nieman Fellow at Harvard, and worked for six years as an investigative reporter for Newsday. He lives with his wife, the writer Ina Caro, in New York City, where he is at work on the fifth and final volume of The Years of Lyndon Johnson.

55mins

27 Dec 2019

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