Jan Jarboe Russell

Jan Jarboe Russell is a Neiman Fellow, a writer at large for Texas Monthly, and has written for the San Antonio Express-News, TheNew York Times, Slate, and other magazines. She is the author of The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II, Lady Bird: A Biography of Mrs. Johnson, and has also compiled and edited They Lived to Tell the Tale. She lives in San Antonio, Texas, with her husband, Dr. Lewis F. Russell, Jr.

Books by this Author

The Train to Crystal City
Lady Bird


History in Five: FDR’s Secret Enemy Exchange Program

Journalist Jan Jarboe Russell, author of THE TRAIN TO CRYSTAL CITY, exposes the secret history of a family internment camp in Texas and its use in FDR’s secret prisoner exchange program during WWII.