Chronicler of Presidents is Bringing Four Together

Few occasions are notable enough to bring together former and sitting presidents — inaugurations, funerals, the opening of a presidential library. But next month, four presidents will participate in an Austin event that goes beyond ceremonial roles. And one man is largely responsible for putting the event together.

Mark K. Updegrove, director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, will host President Obama and former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter for a three-day Civil Rights Summit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

The event from April 8-10 will include afternoon ...

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