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Reaching for glory : Lyndon Johnson's secret White House tapes, 1964-1965

Author: Lyndon B Johnson; Michael R Beschloss
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2001.
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"Reaching for Glory is a mesmerizing journey into the inner psychological and emotional life of a frightened, lonely, driven, suspicious man. The Johnson of the secret tapes sees hidden enemies all around him. Disloyal aides are flirting with his nemesis, Senator Robert Kennedy. In Johnson's conspiratorial mind, Communists are behind the Vietnam demonstrations on college campuses. The Soviet Ambassador is  Read more...
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Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
Reaching for glory.
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2001
(OCoLC)606629561
Named Person: Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lyndon B Johnson; Michael R Beschloss
ISBN: 0684804085 9780684804088 9780743227148 074322714X
OCLC Number: 47989966
Description: 475 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prologue: "Jackie, I Love You!" --
Mudslinging Campaign --
Sex Scandal in the Throne Room --
A Landslide Can't Buy Happiness --
Girding for Battles --
"I Don't See Any Way of Winning" --
"It May Look Like I'm Stirring Up These Marches" --
"The Kids Are Led by Communist Groups" --
"Do We Let Castro Take Over?" --
"I Don't Believe They're Ever Going to Quit" --
"We Know It's Going to Be Bad" --
Epilogue: Riding on a Crest.
Responsibility: edited and with commentary by Michael Beschloss.
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An indispensable window onto one of the most legendary figures on American politics and his tumultuous, controversial years in power, "Reaching For Glory" and its recordings provides an intimate look  Read more...

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