A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson (Wiley Blackwell Companions by Mitchell B. Lerner

By Mitchell B. Lerner

This significant other deals an outline of Lyndon B. Johnson's lifestyles, presidency, and legacy, in addition to a close examine the critical arguments and scholarly debates from his time period in office.

  • Explores the legacy of Johnson and the old value of his years as president
  • Covers the total variety of themes, from the social and civil rights reforms of the nice Society to the elevated American involvement in Vietnam
  • Incorporates the dramatic new facts that has come to mild throughout the unlock of round 8,000 mobilephone conversations and conferences that Johnson secretly recorded as President

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