LBJ: Texan, Politician, President
March 2010 to August 2010
LBJ: Architect of American Ambition featuring Randall B. Woods
March 18, 2010
4 p.m. in the Meadows Recital Hall
Reception and booksigning to follow in the Poage Library
Free and open to the public
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Randall B. Woods received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and began teaching at the University of Arkansas in 1971. In 1985, UA named him the John A. Cooper Professor of History and in 1996 promoted him to Distinguished Professor. Woods has served as Associate Dean, Interim Dean, and Dean of Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences. He has published seven books, most notably, Fulbright: A Biography (Cambridge, 1995), which was nominated for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award and which won the Ferrell and Ledbetter Prizes. In 2006, the Free Press published LBJ: Architect of American Ambition. Prof. Woods was selected to be both Mary Ball Washington Distinguished Professor at University College, Dublin and the Fulbright 50th Anniversary Chair at the University of Bonn.
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