Historian Robert Caro

Historian Robert Caro

What LBJ could teach Washington

May 07, 2012

Historian Robert Caro has spent almost 40 years studying and writing about President Lyndon B. Johnson. The result of that toil, in addition to two Pulitzer prizes, is about 3,388 pages so far on Johnson's life.

The fourth volume, "Passage of Power," has just published. On Sunday's GPS show interview, Caro said Johnson could offer today's politicians - and president - lessons on wielding power. Below is an excerpt of that interview. read more