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LBJ : a life

Author: Irwin Unger; Debi Unger
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The life story of the Great Society president. "Tormented by doubts and depression throughout his life, Lyndon Johnson could be a tornado of activity and ideas one day and deeply angry and insecure the next." He had always wanted to be president; "then his dream was fulfilled--in the most shocking and tragic way imaginable, when President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Unger, Irwin.
LBJ.
New York : Wiley, ©1999
(OCoLC)607345693
Online version:
Unger, Irwin.
LBJ.
New York : Wiley, ©1999
(OCoLC)607759328
Named Person: Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Irwin Unger; Debi Unger
ISBN: 0471176028 9780471176022 0471395226 9780471395225
OCLC Number: 40891119
Description: v, 586 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginnings --
College --
Congressional Secretary --
Young Bureaucrat --
New Deal Congressman --
Rehearsal for the Senate --
Time Out for War --
"Landslide Lyndon" --
Freshman Senator --
Minority Leader --
Majority Leader --
The Civil Rights Act of 1957 --
To Run or Not to Run --
Campaign Year 1960 --
Vice President --
"Let Us Continue" --
High Water --
Guns vs. Butter --
Retreat --
Renunciation --
Winding Down --
Last Days.
Responsibility: Irwin Unger, Debi Unger.
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The life story of the Great Society president. "Tormented by doubts and depression throughout his life, Lyndon Johnson could be a tornado of activity and ideas one day and deeply angry and insecure the next." He had always wanted to be president; "then his dream was fulfilled--in the most shocking and tragic way imaginable, when President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas."--Jacket.

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