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The Resource JFK and LBJ : the influence of personality upon politics, by Tom Wicker

JFK and LBJ : the influence of personality upon politics, by Tom Wicker

Label
JFK and LBJ : the influence of personality upon politics
Title
JFK and LBJ
Title remainder
the influence of personality upon politics
Statement of responsibility
by Tom Wicker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author "explains two tragic ironies of contemporary American politics: Why John F. Kennedy, the popular President, could not reach his legislative goals, and why Lyndon B. Johnson, the consummate domestic politician, allowed his great consensus to disappear in the unpopular war in Vietnam."
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
353/.03/0922
Index
index present
LC call number
E842
LC item number
.W54 1968
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
JFK and LBJ : the influence of personality upon politics, by Tom Wicker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-286) and index
Contents
Kennedy and Johnson -- Kennedy loses congress -- 'Alone, at the top' -- Judge Smith and Mr. Sam -- Government of men -- 'No purgin', no packin' ' -- Headcount -- Look away, Dixieland -- Washing out the laundries -- The church takes a stand -- The education of JFK -- Johnson loses his consensus -- Dark Saturday -- The first priority -- commitment -- 'One great democratic tent' -- The ebullience of power -- Master of nothing
Control code
475251
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
297 p.
Lccn
68021130
Note
Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): With dust jacket.
Label
JFK and LBJ : the influence of personality upon politics, by Tom Wicker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-286) and index
Contents
Kennedy and Johnson -- Kennedy loses congress -- 'Alone, at the top' -- Judge Smith and Mr. Sam -- Government of men -- 'No purgin', no packin' ' -- Headcount -- Look away, Dixieland -- Washing out the laundries -- The church takes a stand -- The education of JFK -- Johnson loses his consensus -- Dark Saturday -- The first priority -- commitment -- 'One great democratic tent' -- The ebullience of power -- Master of nothing
Control code
475251
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
297 p.
Lccn
68021130
Note
Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): With dust jacket.

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