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Flawed giant : Lyndon Johnson and his times, 1961-1973

Author: Robert Dallek
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
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Dallek takes us through Johnson's tumultuous years in the White House, his unprecedented accomplishments there, and the tragic war that would be his downfall. Drawing on hundreds of newly released tapes and extensive interviews with those closest to LBJ - including fresh insights from Lady Bird and his press secretary Bill Moyers - Dallek takes us behind the scenes to give us a portrait of Johnson that is at once  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon Baines Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Dallek
ISBN: 0195054652 9780195054651
OCLC Number: 37870628
Description: xiv, 754 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: "The most insignificant office" --
From JFK to LBJ --
"Landslide Lyndon" --
King of the hill --
Foreign policy dilemmas --
Retreat from the Great Society --
"Lyndon Johnson's War" --
A sea of troubles --
Stalemate --
Last hurrahs --
Unfinished business --
After the fall.
Responsibility: Robert Dallek.
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In this final volume of his biography of Lyndon Johnson, Dallek takes us through Johnson's tumultuous years in the White House, his accomplishments there, and the tragic war that would be his  Read more...

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