Seventeen. LBJ and the Conservative Movement

  1. Mitchell B. Lerner
  1. Jeff Roche

Published Online: 19 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch17

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

How to Cite

Roche, J. (2011) LBJ and the Conservative Movement, in A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson (ed M. B. Lerner), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch17

Editor Information

  1. Ohio State University, USA

Author Information

  1. College of Wooster, 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 conservative movement;
  • Johnson era conservatism;
  • populist/progressive, social injustices;
  • “consensus” interpretation;
  • Consensus School's take on conservatism;
  • McCarthy's followers, The New American Right;
  • Buckley's weekly National Review;
  • southernization of American politics;
  • Long Conservative Movement;
  • nature of American political system


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References

  • Further Reading