Book Reviews by Bruce Branick

Evil Genius

Graduate of Princeton, Fellow at Harvard University, biographer, Robert A. Caro has written four superb volumes investigating the life of Lyndon Baines Johnson, “…a crooked man who walked a crooked mile.” Caro and wife Ina (a biographer and writer in her own right), traveled to Johnson City, Fredericksburg, Austin, Texas, lived, ate and slept LB Johnson, talked with hundreds of knowledgeable people in state and federal government, retirees, friends and enemies of Lyndon, for several long years, and almost became nuisances at the LBJ library.

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Dead in the Water

Do you recall the sickening feeling you had the day you learned of the attack and destruction of the USS COLE in Aden, Yemen, and the instant fury that news provoked?

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