- Garcia Marquez: More than just a magic realist Updated: Apr-18-14 3:37 pm
- For Obama, frustration in comparisons to LBJ Updated: Apr-09-14 6:00 pm
NEW YORK - Magic realism was only one of his gifts. From crime stories and village folklore to romance and satire, Gabriel Garcia Marquez brought poetry to virtually every popular genre.
WASHINGTON - Perhaps no historical analogy irks the White House more than the comparisons between Presidents Barack Obama and Lyndon B. Johnson, two Democrats who occupied the Oval Office a half-century apart.