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By Mitchell B. Lerner

This significant other deals an summary of Lyndon B. Johnson's lifestyles, presidency, and legacy, in addition to an in depth examine the valuable arguments and scholarly debates from his time period in place of work.

  • Explores the legacy of Johnson and the old importance of his years as president
  • Covers the entire diversity of issues, from the social and civil rights reforms of the good Society to the elevated American involvement in Vietnam
  • Incorporates the dramatic new proof that has come to gentle throughout the liberate of round 8,000 cellphone conversations and conferences that Johnson secretly recorded as President
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    University of Washington Press. Kearns, Doris [Goodwin] (1976). Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream. Harper and Row. Leuchtenburg, William E. (1989, 2001). In the Shadow of FDR: From Harry Truman to Ronald Reagan. Cornell University Press. Mann, Robert (1992). Legacy to Power: Senator Russell Long of Louisiana. Paragon House. Martin, John Bartlow (1972). “Election of 1964,” in Schlesinger, Arthur M. , and Hansen, William P. ), The Coming to Power: Critical Presidential Elections in American History.

    Selverstone Having spent nearly forty years in government, Lyndon Johnson offers scholars an extraordinarily rich life to recount. Rising from congressional secretary to president of the United States, Johnson was present at the emergence of the welfare state in the 1930s and responsible for its flowering in the 1960s. Between those bookends of his political career, LBJ held some of the key electoral posts in the federal government, including membership in both houses of Congress, as well as Majority Leader of the United States Senate.

    Lyndon B. Johnson and Blacks: The Early Years,” Journal of Negro History 62: January, 26–42. Burns, James MacGregor (1963). The Deadlock of Democracy: Four-Party Politics in America. Prentice Hall. Byrd, Robert C. (1989). The Senate, 1789–1989: Addresses on the History of the United States Senate. S. Doc. 100–20. Government Printing Office. Byrd, Robert C. (2005) Child of the Appalachian Coalfields. West Virginia University Press. Campbell, Karl E. (2007). Senator Sam Ervin, Last of the Founding Fathers.

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