- Julian Zelizer says the film shows how a determined leader in LBJ can wrest political change out of Congress even in a perilous environment for progressives
- Zelizer says it doesn't take ideological purity, as Bernie Sanders preaches, to make change happen
Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and a New America fellow. He is the author of "Jimmy Carter" and "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society." The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)The release of HBO's "All The Way," a remake of Robert Schenkkan's brilliant Tony-award winning play about President Lyndon Johnson, is a welcome break in this anti-political campaign season. (HBO is owned by CNN's corporate parent Time Warner.)