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Every president has to live with the result of what Lyndon Johnson did with Vietnam, when he lost the trust of the American people in the presidency. Robert Caro#Trust 281
Robert Caro#Trust 281
I am trying to make clear through my writing something which I believe: that biography- history in general- can be literature in the deepest and highest sense of that term. Robert Caro#History 209
Robert Caro#History 209
Lyndon Johnson, as majority leader of the United States Senate, he made the Senate work. Robert Caro#Johnson 127
Robert Caro#Johnson 127
You know, my first three or four drafts, you can see, are on legal pads in long hand. And then I go to a typewriter, and I know everybody's switching to a computer. And I'm sort of laughed at. Robert Caro#Legal 118
Robert Caro#Legal 118
I was trying to learn about Lyndon Johnson when he was young and creating his first political machine in the Texas hill country. I moved there for three years. You had to learn that world. Robert Caro#Country 105
Robert Caro#Country 105
Everyone believed the Senate could not really be led. It used to take so long to rise up through seniority. In two years Lyndon Johnson is assistant leader of his party. In four years he is the leader of his party. Robert Caro#Assistant 86
Robert Caro#Assistant 86
The moment the curtain rose on that first ballet, I knew something wonderful and new had come into my life. I can still see the first scene. The ballet was Divertimento No. 15. Robert Caro#Ballet 85
Robert Caro#Ballet 85
I like new ballets because they're totally new. As you get older, new experiences are harder and harder to come by, so it's pretty great to have a new experience. Robert Caro#Experience 76
Robert Caro#Experience 76
The New York City Ballet is obviously speaking to a whole new generation and bringing it the same wonder and beauty that it brought previous generations. Robert Caro#beauty 65
Robert Caro#beauty 65
The right of a minority is so important in a democracy. Robert Caro#Democracy 62
Robert Caro#Democracy 62
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