Another Lyndon Johnson Scholar Disputes The History In 'Selma'

January 15, 2015 2:40 PM

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A Lyndon B. Johnson biographer with a new book about the president told HuffPost Live on Wednesday that the depiction of LBJ in Ava DuVernay's "Selma" is "not correct."

When Julian E. Zelizer spoke with host Marc Lamont Hill about his book, The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society, the conversation quickly turned to "Selma." The film's portrayal of Johnson has largely dominated the conversation in the midst of the Os...

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