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Master of the senate

Author: Robert A Caro
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Vintage Books edView all editions and formats
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The third volume in the author's monumental biography of Lyndon Johnson, following The Path to Power and Means of Ascent, describes the future president's career in the U.S. Senate, from breaking the southern control of Capitol Hill to passing the first civil rights legislation since Reconstruction.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Caro
ISBN: 0394720954 9780394720951
OCLC Number: 52466258
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 2003.
Description: xxiv, 1167 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Presence of Fire --
The Dam --
The Desks of the Senate --
"Great Things Are Underway!" --
Seniority and the South --
Learning --
A Hard Path --
The Path Ahead --
"The Right Size" --
A Russell of the Russells of Georgia --
"We of the South" --
Thirtieth Place --
Lyndon Johnson and the Liberal --
The Hearing --
The Debate --
"No Time for a Siesta" --
Out of the Crowd --
Looking for it --
No Choice --
The General and the Senator --
The "Nothing Job" --
The Johnson Ranch --
The Orator of the Dawn --
Gettysburg --
The Whole Stack --
Using it --
Masterstrokes --
Tail-Gunner Joe --
The "Johnson Rule" --
The Leader --
"Zip, Zip" --
"Go Ahead with the Blue" --
Memories --
The Program with a Heart --
The Great Cause --
The Rising Tide --
The Compassion of Lyndon Johnson --
"Proud to Be of Assistance" --
Footsteps --
Finesses --
Convention --
Choices --
The "Working Up" --
Hells Canyon --
"You Do It" --
Yeas and Nays --
Omens --
After the Battle --
Three More Years --
The Last Caucus --
Responsibility: Robert A. Caro.

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The third volume in the author's monumental biography of Lyndon Johnson, following The Path to Power and Means of Ascent, describes the future president's career in the U.S. Senate, from breaking the southern control of Capitol Hill to passing the first civil rights legislation since Reconstruction.

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