And, Why I Am Giving Them Free Advertising for Their Chicanery [Click on image to open link to new page with link to a 2 minute trailer] In my previous blog (October 17th) I expressed my surprise that one of my many posts regarding Robert Caro's prevarications had made it to No. 9 on internet … Continue reading “Turn Every Page” Caro + Editor Gottlieb Will Star in New Movie – See the Trailer Here!
This is how the accident was described by the local newspapers and in various accounts still accessible by internet, such as this one from the Texas Archive of the Moving Image: On the evening of February 19, 1961, the Convair CV-240 often used by Vice President Johnson crashed in the hill country, seven miles from … Continue reading The Airplane Crash on LBJ’s Ranch in February 1961: Still Another Piece of LBJ’s Legacy Missed by Robert Caro
Within my 12/03/2020 blog titled “Lyndon B. Johnson’s World War II Service – and “War Experiences” I described different aspects of the ever-changing official version of LBJ’s and the federal government’s pronouncements about his being awarded the Silver Star for his WWII “combat experience.” In a rather paradoxically-humorous manner, there are so many versions of what … Continue reading Contradictions Within Robert Caro’s Works: Exposing a Legacy Built on Mythology?
(Updated 12/3/2020 — originally published 8/21/2019) Congressman Lyndon B. Johnson joins Navy as Lt. Commander with no training (even about the need to salute higher-level officers) After Pearl Harbor, Congressman Lyndon B. Johnson decided his political career would benefit from a stint in the navy. Johnson visited Admiral Chester Nimitz, a Hill Country native, who … Continue reading Lyndon B. Johnson’s World War II Service – and “War Experiences”
The Mysterious Murder of Texas Deputy Sheriff Sam Smithwick, a man "Who Knew Too Much" And Notes on an Important News Article: "Something's Rotten in the State of Texas" Colliers magazine — June 9, 1951 In 1951, Colliers was one of the several widely-read, nationally distributed news and entertainment magazines in the United States. Authors … Continue reading Something’s Rotten in the State of Texas