Mark Updegrove

Mark K. Updegrove is the director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum in Austin, Texas, and the author of Baptism by Fire: Eight Presidents Who Took Office in Times of Crisis and Second Acts: Presidential Lives and Legacies After the White House. A sought after com¬mentator on matters relating to politics and the pres¬idency, he has appeared on ABC News, CBS News, CNN, Fox News, NPR, NBC News, and PBS. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Evelyn, and their children, Charlie and Tallie.