Historians Aren't Big Fans Of 'Selma' Depiction Of LBJ
Some historians have taken issue with how Ava DuVernay's "Selma" depicts President Lyndon B. Johnson during a crucial time for voting reform.By Jake Godin | January 1, 2015
"I am very aware of that, Mr. Hoover. What I do know is that he's nonviolent. What I need to know right now is — what's Martin Luther King about to do next?"
That's because in "Selma," LBJ is depicted as reluctant and unwilling to aid MLK in his pursuit of civil rights reform.