Announcement

Due to a private event, the New-York Historical Society will be closed from Wednesday, October 27 – Friday, October 29. We'll reopen at 11 am ET on Saturday, October 30.

Talks
Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Julia Sweig, Betty Sue Flowers (moderator)
Thursday, March 18, 2021 | 6 pm ET | $20 (Members, $10; Chairman’s Council, Free)

EVENT DETAILS

Presented LIVE on Zoom

Scholar Julia Sweig, in conversation with Betty Sue Flowers, explores the life of Lyndon B. Johnson’s most reliable and trusted political strategist: his wife, Lady Bird Johnson. With a sharp and often overlooked political acumen, Lady Bird advised her husband’s political career while simultaneously modernizing the office of First Lady in a rapidly changing American landscape.

Julia Sweig is a senior research fellow at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas-Austin and the author of Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight. Betty Sue Flowers (moderator) is the former director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum and an emerita professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin.

PURCHASING TICKETS

By phone: Contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily.
Online: Click on the orange “Buy Tickets” button at the top of this page.

To request Chairman's Council tickets, or to inquire about the Chairman's Council, email chairmanscouncil@nyhistory.org.

Registration by phone closes at 3 pm the date of the program. Online registration closes at the program start time.

HOW TO JOIN PROGRAM

This program will be presented live via Zoom, an easy-to-use video conferencing platform.

The day before the program, a member of New-York Historical’s staff will contact all registered attendees from the email address public.programs@nyhistory.org with instructions on how to join the virtual program. An additional reminder will be sent within two hours of the program start time. If you do not receive a message, please check your spam folder.

TICKETING POLICY

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