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Lyndon B. Johnson, Scott Barbour, book editor

Label
Lyndon B. Johnson
Title
Lyndon B. Johnson
Statement of responsibility
Scott Barbour, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Contains essays by various scholars in which they examine the key decisions of President Lyndon B. Johnson, looking at Johnson's attempts to build the Great Society, his record on Civil Rights, his actions regarding the Vietnam War, and his decision in 1968 to withdraw from the presidential race
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.923/092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E846
LC item number
.L94 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Presidents and their decisions
Label
Lyndon B. Johnson, Scott Barbour, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-266) and index
Contents
Foreword -- Lyndon B. Johnson : a biography -- Great society -- Failure of national will undermined the great society / John A. Andrew III ; Johnson's decisions on Vietnam and the economy undermined his Great Society / Doris Kearns ; Johnson's communication style undermined his Great Society / Hugh Sidey ; Great Society's welfare programs harmed the poor / Charles Murray ; Great Society was a success / Sar A. Levitan and Robert Taggart -- Johnson and civil rights -- Evolution of Johnson's position on civil rights / Monroe Billington ; Johnson commits : the Civil Rights Act of 1964 / Robert Dallek ; Johnson greatly furthered the cause of civil rights / Steven F. Lawson ; Johnson's civil rights efforts did not benefit most Blacks / James C. Harvey -- Escalating the Vietnam War -- Summer of 1965 : Johnson Americanizes the war / Larry Berman ; Johnson escalated the war to ensure national security / Jack Valenti ; Johnson escalated the war to preserve his personal credibility / Fredrik Logevall ; Johnson's middle-of-the-road war strategy / H.W. Brands -- De-escalating the war and withdrawing from the presidential race -- Johnson's decision to de-escalate the war / Herbert Y. Schandler ; Johnson's decision not to run for reelection / Joseph A. Califano Jr. ; Johnson withdrew to preserve his historical reputation / Doris Kearns
Control code
43662062
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
272 p.
Isbn
9780737705003
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00028333
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2001. Hardbound.
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Lyndon B. Johnson, Scott Barbour, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-266) and index
Contents
Foreword -- Lyndon B. Johnson : a biography -- Great society -- Failure of national will undermined the great society / John A. Andrew III ; Johnson's decisions on Vietnam and the economy undermined his Great Society / Doris Kearns ; Johnson's communication style undermined his Great Society / Hugh Sidey ; Great Society's welfare programs harmed the poor / Charles Murray ; Great Society was a success / Sar A. Levitan and Robert Taggart -- Johnson and civil rights -- Evolution of Johnson's position on civil rights / Monroe Billington ; Johnson commits : the Civil Rights Act of 1964 / Robert Dallek ; Johnson greatly furthered the cause of civil rights / Steven F. Lawson ; Johnson's civil rights efforts did not benefit most Blacks / James C. Harvey -- Escalating the Vietnam War -- Summer of 1965 : Johnson Americanizes the war / Larry Berman ; Johnson escalated the war to ensure national security / Jack Valenti ; Johnson escalated the war to preserve his personal credibility / Fredrik Logevall ; Johnson's middle-of-the-road war strategy / H.W. Brands -- De-escalating the war and withdrawing from the presidential race -- Johnson's decision to de-escalate the war / Herbert Y. Schandler ; Johnson's decision not to run for reelection / Joseph A. Califano Jr. ; Johnson withdrew to preserve his historical reputation / Doris Kearns
Control code
43662062
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
272 p.
Isbn
9780737705003
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00028333
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2001. Hardbound.
Other physical details
ill.

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