The Unknown Lady Bird Johnson

This hour, we’ll talk with Betty Boyd Caroli about her new book, “Lady Bird and Lyndon: The Hidden Story of a Marriage That Made a President” (Simon & Schuster). Boyd speaks tonight at Highland Park United Methodist Church’s Authors Live! event.

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Reconstructing La Belle

This hour, as we broadcast live from KUT in Austin, we’ll talk about what we’ve learned from the wreckage of La Belle with Peter Fix, who oversaw the ship’s reconstruction for the Bullock Texas State History Museum.

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MLK’s Last Night

This hour, we’ll talk about what was on the Civil Rights leader’s mind in the hours before his death with actor Hassan El-Amin and director Akin Babatunde, the team behind Dallas Theater Center’s production of “The Mountaintop.”

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The Gangster Gat

We’ll talk about John Thompson’s original intent for the submachine gun – and the ongoing debate it sparked – with Dallas author Karen Blumenthal, author of Tommy: The Gun That Changed America.

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