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By Mitchell B. Lerner

This better half deals an outline of Lyndon B. Johnson's existence, presidency, and legacy, in addition to a close examine the valuable arguments and scholarly debates from his time period in place of work.

  • Explores the legacy of Johnson and the historic value of his years as president
  • Covers the whole variety of themes, 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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    Novak, Prince of Darkness: 50 Years of Reporting in Washington (2007) – provided additional insights into the problems of covering such a complex and often contradictory political personality. But while they had become more critical of Johnson’s policies after the passage of time, their respect for his political prowess had not dimmed. ”6 The reporters’ accounts identified the key elements in Johnson’s years in the House and Senate, beginning with his attempts to balance his conservative constituents and the powerful Southern Democrats who chaired the major congressional committees with the more liberal national Democratic Party.

    Senate. Harper. White, William S. (1986). The Making of a Journalist. University Press of Kentucky. Wilkinson, J. Harvie (1968). Harry Byrd and the Changing Face of Virginia Politics, 1945–1966. University of Virginia Press. Woods, Randall Bennett (1995). Fulbright: A Biography. Cambridge University Press. Woods, Randall Bennett (2006). LBJ: Architect of American Ambition. Free Press. LBJ IN THE HOUSE AND SENATE 37 FURTHER READING Goldsmith, John A. (1993). Colleagues: Richard B. Russell and His Apprentice, Lyndon B.

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