A WAR REMEMBERED: THE VIETNAM WAR SUMMIT AT THE LBJ PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY
A War Remembered features photographs and documentation from teh Vietnam War Summit, as well as a number of historic photographs from the LBJ Presidential Library and the Briscoe Center for American History. 241 pages. Published by UT Austin’s Briscoe Cen
When the LBJ Presidential Library was dedicated in May 1971, President Johnson proclaimed to the assembled crowd, It's all here, the story of our time--with the bark off. There is no record of a mistake, or an unpleasantness or a criticism, that is not included in the files here. Accordingly, he wanted his presidential library to reflect not only the triumphs of his administration, but the failures, too--and he wanted us to learn from them to build a better future for our country.
On April 26-28, 2016, the LBJ Library hosted The Vietnam War Summit. Our goal was to shed definitive light on the war, and its lessons and legacy.