Two. LBJ in the House and Senate

  1. Mitchell B. Lerner
  1. Donald A. Ritchie

Published Online: 19 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch2

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

How to Cite

Ritchie, D. A. (2011) LBJ in the House and Senate, in A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson (ed M. B. Lerner), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Ohio State University, USA

Author Information

  1. United States Senate, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333893

Online ISBN: 9781444347494

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Keywords:

  • LBJ, in the House and Senate;
  • LBJ's successes, failures;
  • Johnson, majority leader in White House;
  • The Lyndon Johnson story;
  • Congress, and Johnson and Mooney;
  • Great Society legislation;
  • Johnson's power, popularity;
  • opportunist to legislative pragmatist;
  • Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream;
  • political landscape

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Participant-Observers

  • The Political Landscape

  • The Legislative Pragmatist

  • References

  • Further Reading