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Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream

Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream
  • Author : Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 04 August 2015
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With a new foreword: The New York Times–bestselling biography of President Lyndon Johnson from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Team of Rivals. Featuring a 2018 foreword by the Pulitzer Prize–winning political historian that celebrates a reappraisal of Lyndon Johnson’s legacy five decades after his presidency, from the vantage point of our current, profoundly altered political culture and climate, Doris Kearns Goodwin’s extraordinary and insightful biography draws from meticulous research in addition to the author’s time

Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream

Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream
  • Author : Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Publisher : Signet Book
  • Release : 18 January 1977
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Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Author : Charles Peters
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release : 08 June 2010
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The towering figure who sought to transform America into a "Great Society" but whose ambitions and presidency collapsed in the tragedy of the Vietnam War Few figures in American history are as compelling and complex as Lyndon Baines Johnson, who established himself as the master of the U.S. Senate in the 1950s and succeeded John F. Kennedy in the White House after Kennedy's assassination on November 22, 1963. Charles Peters, a keen observer of Washington politics for more than five decades,

Lyndon B. Johnson and the Transformation of American Politics

Lyndon B. Johnson and the Transformation of American Politics
  • Author : John L. Bullion
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release : 18 January 2021
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[This book] offers a close look at how Johnson handled the issues of civil rights, segregation, Vietnam, and an unruly economy, and demonstrates how these issues and events wore away Johnson's once robust idealism.-Back cover.

Leadership

Leadership
  • Author : Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release : 01 October 2019
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The New York Times bestselling book about the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin “should help us raise our expectations of our national leaders, our country, and ourselves” (The Washington Post). “After five decades of magisterial output, Doris Kearns Goodwin leads the league of presidential historians” (USA TODAY). In her “inspiring” (The Christian Science Monitor) Leadership, Doris Kearns Goodwin draws upon the four presidents she has studied most closely—Abraham Lincoln, Theodore

Who Stole the American Dream?

Who Stole the American Dream?
  • Author : Hedrick Smith
  • Publisher : Random House Incorporated
  • Release : 18 January 2021
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Recounts how the American dream has been dismantled over the past forty years by legislative, electoral, and corporate decisions that have compromised the middle class and minimized individual economic and political power.

Lone Star Rising

Lone Star Rising
  • Author : Robert Dallek
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release : 18 January 1991
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Discusses the contradictions of Johnson's early life and career, including his years as congressman, senator, and majority leader

Flawed Giant

Flawed Giant
  • Author : Robert Dallek
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 18 January 1998
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Based on hundreds of newly released tapes and extensive interviews with Johnson's advisors and confidants, the author reveals the complexities of Lyndon Johnson during his presidency

Summer in the City

Summer in the City
  • Author : Joseph P. Viteritti
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release : 30 April 2014
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Summer in the City takes a clear look at John Lindsay’s tenure as mayor of New York City during the tumultuous 1960s, when President Lyndon Johnson launched his ambitious Great Society Program. Providing an even-handed reassessment of Lindsay’s legacy and the policies of the period, the essays in this volume skillfully dissect his kaleidoscope of progressive ideas and approach to leadership—all set in a perfect storm of huge demographic changes, growing fiscal stress, and an unprecedented commitment

LBJ

LBJ
  • Author : Irwin Unger,Debi Unger
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
  • Release : 21 December 2000
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From humble origins to his rise to America's highest office, Johnson was a towering public figure of his era. In this compelling biography--now in paperback--the Pulitzer Prize-winning authors explore political and personal influences that made Johnson such an unpredictable, often difficult man. Photos.

No Ordinary Time

No Ordinary Time
  • Author : Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 05 November 2013
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Presents a social history of the United States in 1940, along with a moment-by-moment account of Roosevelt's leadership and the private lives of the president and First Lady, whose remarkable partnership transformed America. (This book was previously featured in Forecast.)

LBJ's 1968

LBJ's 1968
  • Author : Kyle Longley
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 31 January 2018
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LBJ's 1968 examines President Lyndon Johnson and his response to the year that he characterized as a 'year of a continuous nightmare'.

Lyndon Johnson and the Great Society

Lyndon Johnson and the Great Society
  • Author : John A. Andrew
  • Publisher : Ivan R Dee
  • Release : 18 January 1998
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Examines President Lyndon Johnson's attempts at social reform

The Other America

The Other America
  • Author : Michael Harrington
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 01 August 1997
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Presents the original report on poverty in America that led President Kennedy to initiate the federal poverty program

The Triumph & Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson

The Triumph & Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson
  • Author : Joseph A. Califano
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 03 February 2015
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Describes Johnson's obsession with Vietnam and his manipulation of Congress and the economy to achieve his goals.