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The passage of power

Author: Robert A Caro
Publisher: London : Bodley Head, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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* The fourth volume of Robert Caro's monumental work on American President Lyndon Johnson spans the years 1958 to 1964, arguably the most crucial years in the life of Johnson and pivotal years for American history. This era saw some of the most frustrating moments of Johnson's career, but also some of his most triumphant. His battle with the Kennedy brothers over the 1960 Democratic nomination for president was a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Caro
ISBN: 9781847922175 1847922171
OCLC Number: 792748124
Awards: Winner of National Historical Society Book Prize 2013
Short-listed for National Book Critics Circle Awards: Biography 2013
Description: xix, 712 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: by Robert A. Caro.

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Focuses on American President Lyndon Johnson that spans the years 1958 to 1964. This book documents Johnson's extraordinary early presidency, forcing previously abandoned bills on the budget and  Read more...

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