Thirteen. LBJ and the Constitution

  1. Mitchell B. Lerner
  1. Robert David Johnson1,2

Published Online: 19 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch13

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

How to Cite

Johnson, R. D. (2011) LBJ and the Constitution, in A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson (ed M. B. Lerner), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch13

Editor Information

  1. Ohio State University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Brooklyn College, USA

  2. 2

    CUNY Graduate Center, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333893

Online ISBN: 9781444347494



  • LBJ and the constitution;
  • LBJ, and constitutional history;
  • Civil Rights Act, Voting Rights Act;
  • Robert Caro's Master of the Senate;
  • Caro's coverage, …1960 civil rights bills;
  • Mark Stern's Calculating Visions;
  • 1960s constitutional history, “new political history”;
  • LBJ and FDR's New Deal;
  • timing, of Johnson's lame-duck status;
  • Johnson's political recklessness


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References

  • Further Reading