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The politician : the life and times of Lyndon Johnson : the drive for power, from the frontier to master of the Senate

Author: Ronnie Dugger
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the life of Johnson and examines such contradictory actions as his use of politics to attain wealth for himself as well as social reforms for the poor.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronnie Dugger
ISBN: 039301598X 9780393015980
OCLC Number: 8109445
Description: 514 p., [46] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Origins of American bellicosity in Johnson's southwest --
Populism and compromise in Johnson's family --
Hell-Raising and wandering --
The politician emerges --
The heritage in action --
Moving into position --
Fast shadow in a power plant --
Defeat, and then the war --
Turning the golden key --
Oscillations idealism reaction --
Victory by theft --
Darting to the top --
In the wider view.
Responsibility: by Ronnie Dugger.

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Traces the life of Johnson and examines such contradictory actions as his use of politics to attain wealth for himself as well as social reforms for the poor.

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