A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson
Copyright © 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Editor(s): Mitchell B. Lerner
Published Online: 19 DEC 2011 09:21AM EST
Print ISBN: 9781444333893
Online ISBN: 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