By Mitchell B. Lerner
This spouse bargains an summary of Lyndon B. Johnson's existence, presidency, and legacy, in addition to a close examine the primary arguments and scholarly debates from his time period in workplace.
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Cosman, Bernard (1966). Five States for Goldwater: Continuity and Change in Southern Presidential Voting Patterns. University of Alabama Press. Dallek, Robert (1991). Lone Star Rising: Lyndon Johnson and His Times 1908–1960. Oxford University Press. Dallek, Robert (1998). Flawed Giant: Lyndon Johnson and His Times 1961–1973. Oxford University Press. Donaldson, David, et al. (1930). I’ll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition. Harper. Dugger, Ronnie (1980). The Politician: From Frontier to Master of the Senate.
Douglas concluded that Johnson’s political turnabout had been more than an appeal for Northern liberal votes, but seemed to give Johnson great emotional satisfaction. ”13 The Legislative Pragmatist The image of Lyndon Johnson in Congress has ranged from opportunist to legislative pragmatist. ”14 In “Opening a Curtain: The Metamorphosis of Lyndon B. Johnson” (1979), Joe B. 15 By contrast, Johnson’s critics also detected consistency in his path, although drawing a much less ﬂattering portrait. Shaped by opposition to Johnson’s pursuit of the Vietnam War, Robert Sherill’s The Accidental President (1967) dismissed Johnson’s Great Society as simply an adaptation of John F.
Harding, John F. Kennedy, and Barack Obama, were backbenchers. Those with more established legislative records, such as Harry Truman, Lyndon Johnson, and Gerald Ford, were thrust into the highest ofﬁce via the vice presidency. In writing about these presidents, historians and biographers have tended to compress their previous legislative service in order to deal with the complex issues they faced as chief executive. In Johnson’s case, however, his most obvious strength as president was his mastery of the legislative process.
A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson by Mitchell B. Lerner