Twenty-Six. LBJ and the New Global Challenges

  1. Mitchell B. Lerner
  1. Mark Atwood Lawrence

Published Online: 19 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch26

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

How to Cite

Lawrence, M. A. (2011) LBJ and the New Global Challenges, in A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson (ed M. B. Lerner), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch26

Editor Information

  1. Ohio State University, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Texas, Austin, 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, new global challenges;
  • Johnson presidency, Cold War crises;
  • Cold War, force shaping U.S. foreign policy;
  • ebb and flow of the Cold War;
  • Johnson approach to global problems;
  • rise of environmentalism, the 1960s;
  • broader Great Society agenda;
  • LBJ, population growth and food shortage;
  • U.S. activism, the Johnson period;
  • population growth, a major problem

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Environment

  • Population

  • Food

  • Disease

  • Religion

  • Conclusion

  • References