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ROBERT CARO: The cliche is that power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. That's not always true. Power reveals. When you get power, you can show what you wanted it for.

Robert Caro, in a 1991 essay, on separating facts from fiction: "I had been told that 'everyone knew'... But over and over again during years of research, I have been taught that things that 'everyone knew' often turn out, when investigated, to be without factual basis."

Has anyone seen/got a word count for the Robert Caro LBJ books & Power Broker?

My new book “Ex Libris: 100+ Books to Read and Re-Read" features brief essays on works by writers like Robert Caro, Toni Morrison, William Gibson, Mary Shelley, Borges &Didion. I also write about why reading matters more than ever in today’s divided world

“It’s your job to make the reader feel the desperation.” —Robert Caro

Would read Robert Caro on Mitch McConnell…

Of all the things in Reaganland I didn’t expect, high up there is @rickperlstein  freestyling over Robert Caro beats from the second LBJ volume

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@TheAtlantic  To read @TheAtlantic  is to read American history. It published The Battle Hymn of the Republic. It published MLK's Letter from Birmingham Jail. It published Frederick Douglass and Robert Caro and Hawthorne and Longfellow and Thoreau and Kennan and Samantha Power and so many more.

I got around to watching the movie version of “Motherless Brooklyn,” which barely resembles that book and should have credited Robert Caro’s “Power Broker.”


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More than 750 historians "devoted to studying our nation's past," including Ron Chernow and Robert A. Caro, have signed a letter supporting the president's impeachment and removal.

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More than 700 historians - including Robert Caro, Ken Burns, Ron Chernow and Jon Meacham - publish an open letter urging the House of Representatives to impeach President Trump, denouncing his conduct as "a clear and present danger to the Constitution."

That time Robert Caro found “numerous and flagrant abuses of power” so dangerous to the republic, and Ron Chernow saw actions so “precisely what the Framers had in mind” in establishing impeachment, they stopped writing history to warn about the future.

This demand that I produce generic cheerleaders for my work makes no sense. Every specific claim I make about racism and fascism in my books references the work of serious scholars: Zeev Sternhell, Wolfgang Schivelbusch, Orlando Patterson, David B. Davis, Robert Caro etc. etc.

“.... ... All whites are created equal with certain rights, among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of dead n——-s." That’s Sen. Eastland, as quoted in Robert Caro’s Master of the Senate.

“Power does not always corrupt,” says Robert Caro, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Master of the Senate” about Lyndon B. Johnson. “But what power always does is reveal. When you get enough power to do what you want, then people see what you wanted to do all along.”