Uses actual recordings and arrangements of music from Wild Rovers (1971) for opening titles music. See more »
When LBJ goes to the hospital to visit his sick wife and is speaking to Sam Rayburn, there are MasterCard and Visa stickers on the glass door behind him. These credit cards did not exist in the 1940s. See more »
Solid recap of LBJ's climb obviously told in shorthand-a necessary evil due to the constraints of its TV format. Still you do get a feeling for the hard charging bull from Texas who confounded many when he emerged as a great advocate for civil rights. Quaid is excellent in the lead, a very good actor whose reputation has now been sullied by bizarre off screen behavior. He and Lupone who are seemingly an odd match work well together as Lyndon and Lady Bird, who even though they forged a strong bond themselves were an unusual match as is shown here. Patti Lupone in her limited screen time tries to show the grit under Lady Bird's soft demeanor. For history buffs and biography fans a worthy entry.
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