One of America’s most remarkable First Ladies, Lady Bird Johnson (1963-69), spearheaded a national effort to beautify our highways, neighborhoods and communities. The film follows Lady Bird from her humble beginnings to her marriage to one of the America’s most powerful men and her emergence as an environmental leader. Archival photos, comments by friends and relations, and an in-depth interview with Lady Bird herself, provide a deeply personal and riveting look at her life.

Written, directed and narrated by Charles Guggenheim. Produced by Grace Guggenheim.


A Life: The Story of Lady Bird Johnson

1992 US 51 min
Festival Year: 2015
Types: Documentary
Topic: Local, Sustainable Living