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New podcast: Every Adjective in the Dictionary Applies to Lyndon Johnson

Jul 24, 2020

In this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Doyle Hodges, executive editor of the Texas National Security Review, sits down with Mark Lawrence, director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library, to discuss the inner workings of the presidential library system and the purposes they serve. Who runs them and who funds them? What mission do they serve? Does every President get one? Lawrence and Hodges also examine the complicated history and contradictory characteristics of President Johnson himself.

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Lawrence, Director of Graduate Studies, for receiving the Silver Spurs Centennial Teaching Award

Jun 14, 2019

We'd like to extend our warm congratulations to Dr. Mark Atwood Lawrence, Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of History, for receiving the Silver Spurs Centennial Teaching Award! We're grateful for his tireless dedication and excellence as an educator - no one is more deserving of such recognition and we're fortunate to have him as a member of our team.

Executive Director, Associate Director, and Faculty Affiliates discuss Vietnam's legacy in new War on the Rocks podcast

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Sep 21, 2018

"Vietnam's Indelible Legacy: How the War Changed International Policymaking:" War on the Rocks Managing Editor Usha Sahay sat down with Clements Center Executive Director Will Inboden, Associate Director Celeste Ward Gventer, and Faculty Affiliates Mark Atwood Lawrence and Aaron O'Connell to discuss the enduring influence of the Vietnam War on modern-day scholars and policymakers.  

Director of Graduate Studies Mark Lawrence reviews Max Boot's book on Edward Lansdale and the Vietnam War

Jun 05, 2018

In "Vietnam Revisionism and the Ugly American," published in Lawfare, Clements Center's Mark Lawrence reviews Max Boot's new release, "The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam.”

Director of Graduate Studies Mark Lawrence publishes article in the New York Times

Mar 30, 2018

Mark Lawrence, Director of Graduate Studies at the Clements Center, asks "Was the Vietnam War Necessary?" in an op-ed published in the New York Times.