Dr. Dallek, a professor at UCLA, specializes in 20th century American history, the American presidency, and American foreign policy. His book on Johnson is the first of a two-volume biography based on seven years of research. Dr. Dallek has also written books on Franklin D. Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan, as well as the cultural politics of foreign affairs.
Dr. Dallek has received numerous international awards and honors for his research, including the presentation of University College London's Commonwealth Fund Lecture in American History. He has been appointed the visiting Harmsworth Professor of American History at Oxford for 1994-95. Join us for a peek behind the elusive facade of Lyndon Johnson in this second lecture of the series on the Vietnam War.