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The triumph & tragedy of lyndon johnson [electronic resource] : The White House Years. Joseph A Califano.

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  • ISBN: 9781476794785 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2014.

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Summary, etc.: From Lyndon Johnson’s closest domestic adviser during the White House years comes a "wonderful book" in which "Johnson leaps out of the pages in all his raw and earthy glory" (The New York Times Book Review) that’s been called "a joy to read….oh what anecdotes. Johnson leaves you breathless….recommended without reservation," (Stephen Ambrose, The Washington Post Book World).More than other biographers, scholars, or reporters, Joseph Califano has the ability to show us who Lyndon Johnson really was. Califano expertly and vividly recreates life in the White House during the tumultuous Johnson presidency, describing little known details about the president and his world. Called Deputy President for Domestic Affairs by The New York Times, Califano takes us into the Oval Office as the decisions that irrevocably changed the United States were being crafted to create Johnson’s ambitious Great Society. He shows us LBJ’s...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Touchstone, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 9579 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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