Lessons for Biden from LBJ’s decision not to run again in 1968

The last time a sitting president chose not to run for reelection, the country was deeply mired in an unpopular war. Presidential historian Tim Naftali explains how Lyndon Johnson’s 1968 decision resonates today.



  • Tim Naftali - presidential historian, senior research scholar at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs - @TimNaftali