A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson by Mitchell B. Lerner

By Mitchell B. Lerner

Content material:
Chapter One The altering South (pages 5–22): Jeff Woods
Chapter LBJ in the home and Senate (pages 23–37): Donald A. Ritchie
Chapter 3 The Vice Presidency (pages 38–56): Marc J. Selverstone
Chapter 4 girl chook Johnson (pages 57–75): Lisa M. Burns
Chapter 5 administration and imaginative and prescient (pages 76–90): Sean J. Savage
Chapter Six The conflict on Poverty (pages 91–110): Edward R. Schmitt
Chapter Seven African?American Civil Rights (pages 111–131): Kent B. Germany
Chapter 8 Mexican american citizens (pages 132–148): Lorena Oropeza
Chapter 9 Women's concerns (pages 149–162): Susan M. Hartmann
Chapter 10 overall healthiness Care (pages 163–186): Larry DeWitt and Edward D. Berkowitz
Chapter 11 Environmental coverage (pages 187–209): Martin V. Melosi
Chapter Twelve American Immigration coverage (pages 210–227): Donna R. Gabaccia and Maddalena Marinari
Chapter 13 LBJ and the structure (pages 228–244): Robert David Johnson
Chapter Fourteen The city problem (pages 245–262): David Steigerwald
Chapter Fifteen schooling Reform (pages 263–277): Lawrence J. McAndrews
Chapter 16 family Insurgencies (pages 278–294): Doug Rossinow
Chapter Seventeen LBJ and the Conservative circulate (pages 295–317): Jeff Roche
Chapter Eighteen judgements for conflict (pages 319–335): Andrew Preston
Chapter Nineteen combating the Vietnam conflict (pages 336–349): Robert D. Schulzinger
Chapter Twenty The battle at domestic (pages 350–366): Mary Ann Wynkoop
Chapter Twenty?One The warfare from the opposite aspect (pages 367–384): Pierre Asselin
Chapter Twenty?Two Latin the United States (pages 385–405): Alan McPherson
Chapter Twenty?Three Europe (pages 406–419): Thomas Alan Schwartz
Chapter Twenty?Four LBJ and the chilly warfare (pages 420–438): John Dumbrell
Chapter Twenty?Five the center East (pages 439–449): Peter L. Hahn
Chapter Twenty?Six LBJ and the hot worldwide demanding situations (pages 450–465): Mark Atwood Lawrence
Chapter Twenty?Seven How nice used to be the nice Society? (pages 467–486): Sidney M. Milkis
Chapter Twenty?Eight Lyndon B. Johnson and the area (pages 487–503): Nicholas Evan Sarantakes
Chapter Twenty?Nine The Legacy of Lyndon B. Johnson (pages 504–519): Andrew L. Johns

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Senate (1957) and The Professional (1964). Enjoying easy access to Johnson, White explained the contrast between his conservative stands in Congress and his liberal presidency as simply a change in the realities of the times. As a representative and senator, Johnson had needed to appeal to different electorates than he did when he ran for the White House. The syndicated columnists Rowland Evans and Robert Novak published Lyndon B. Johnson: The Exercise of Power (1966), which benefitted from sources they cultivated within Johnson’s circle (Novak was even married to one of Johnson’s secretaries).

Shesol, Jeff (1997). Mutual Contempt. Norton. White, Theodore H. (1965). The Making of the President, 1964. New American Library. Woods, Randall (2006). LBJ: Architect of American Ambition. Free Press. Woodward, C. Vann (1968). The Burden of Southern History. Louisiana State University Press. Wyatt-Brown, Bertram (1986). Honor and Violence in the Old South. Oxford University Press. Chapter Two LBJ IN THE HOUSE AND SENATE Donald A. Ritchie Evaluations of Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency have credited some of his greatest successes and failures to his earlier experiences in Congress.

12 The Political Landscape For an understanding of Lyndon Johnson’s congressional career, a number of studies offer useful insights into the political and institutional landscapes of his time, beginning with William S. S. Senate (1956). Johnson liked this book so much that he distributed copies to new senators. White, who reported on the Senate for the New York Times, coined the term “Inner Club” to describe the clique of powerful committee chairs and ranking minority members who dominated the institution.

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