Jan Jarboe Russell

Jan Jarboe Russell, a contributing editor at Texas Monthly, has covered Texas politics and culture for twenty-five years. She is the author of Lady Bird (Taylor Trade Publishing), a biography of former First Lady Claudia "Ladybird" Johnson.

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by Jan Jarboe Russell

Long obscured by her husband's shadow, Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson emerges in this first comprehensive biography as a figure of surprising influence and the centering force of LBJ, a man who suffered from extreme mood swings and desperately needed someone to help control his darker impulses.

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