A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

Editor(s): Mitchell B. Lerner

Published Online: 19 DEC 2011 09:21AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444333893

Online ISBN: 9781444347494

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347494

About this Book

This companion offers an overview of Lyndon B. Johnson's life, presidency, and legacy, as well as a detailed look at the central arguments and scholarly debates from his term in office.

  • Explores the legacy of Johnson and the historical significance of his years as president
  • Covers the full range of topics, from the social and civil rights reforms of the Great Society to the increased American involvement in Vietnam
  • Incorporates the dramatic new evidence that has come to light through the release of around 8,000 phone conversations and meetings that Johnson secretly recorded as President

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Pre-Presidential Years

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  2. Part II: Lyndon B. Johnson's White House

  3. Part III: Domestic Policy

  4. Part IV: Vietnam

  5. Part V: Beyond Vietnam

  6. Part VI: Final Reckonings

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