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All Sides Weekend: Books

 President Lyndon B. Johnson holds a pen as he kisses his wife, Lady Bird Johnson during a bill signing at the White House, Oct. 16, 1968.
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President Lyndon B. Johnson holds a pen as he kisses his wife, Lady Bird Johnson during a bill signing at the White House, Oct. 16, 1968.

History often remembers first ladies by a signature project or two, but Lady Bird Johnson came to define the role beyond the beautification project for which she is best known.

A new biography reveals that her contributions to LBJ’s turbulent presidency were widespread and lasting.

Today on All Sides Weekend: Books, host Christopher Purdy discusses her legacy along with other page-turners of interest.

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