Season 2, Episode 36-Lyndon Johnson and the LBJ Ranch

S2 E36 Lyndon Johnson and the LBJ Ranch Visiting the Presidents

Heading to the Lone Star State and the bigger-than-life Lyndon Johnson and LBJ Ranch! Learn about our 36th President and his political rise; his vice presidency and Presidency; his wife, Lady Bird, and daughters; and his homes! Check out the website at VisitingthePresidents.com for visual aids, links, past episodes, recommended reading, and other information!Episode Page: https://visitingthepresidents.com/2023/01/23/season-2-episode-36-lyndon-johnson-and-the-johnson-ranch/Season 1's Lyndon Johnson Episode: "Lyndon Johnson and Stonewall"Support the show
  1. S2 E36 Lyndon Johnson and the LBJ Ranch
  2. S2 E35 John F Kennedy and Hyannis Port
  3. S2 E34 Dwight Eisenhower and Gettysburg
  4. BONUS! Christmas With the Presidents!
  5. S2 E33 Harry S Truman and Independence

There’s no place like…Texas?! Lyndon Johnson never strayed too far from the Johnson Ranch outside Stonewall, except when serving in Washington. LBJ was born, lived, and is buried on the same piece of property, and his beloved ranch bears his imprint. Learn about Lyndon’s political rise; his vice presidency and Presidency; his wife, Lady Bird, and daughters; as well as his home!

Be sure to check out Lyndon Johnson’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “Lyndon Johnson and Stonewall”!

The Lyndon Johnson Ranch National Historic Park official site.

The LBJ Ranch Virtual Tour from National Park Service.

The Lyndon Johnson Ranch from the National Park Service.

Visiting LBJ Ranch and Lyndon B Johnson State Park from Travel Addicts.

Inside Lyndon Johnson’s Private Retreat from Parade magazine.

From My May 2017 Visit!

From My May 2021 Visit!

From My May 2022 Visit!

Lady Bird and Lyndon at their home!

From Homes of the Presidents (1987)

LBJ Ranch Floor Plan
LBJ Ranch from National Park Service

Lyndon Johnson Home: 687 Hodges Ranch Rd, Fredericksburg, Texas.

Recommended Reading for Lyndon Johnson

Robert Caro, The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power.
Mark Updegrove, Indomitable Will: LBJ in the Presidency.
Doris Kearns Goodwin, Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream.
Robert Dallek, Lyndon B. Johnson: Portrait of a President.

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I'm a Professor of History at Central Arizona College and someone who loves history and travel; my new blog will combine those interests!

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