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The politician : the life and times of Lyndon Johnson : the drive for power, from the frontier to master of the Senate / by Ronnie Dugger.

By: Dugger, Ronnie.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Norton, c1982Description: 514 p., [46] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 039301598X; 9780393015980.Subject(s): Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 | Texas -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989 | Presidents -- United States -- Biography | Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973 | Johnson, Lyndon B. Lyndon Baines 1908-1973 | Presidents United States Biography | Texas Politics and government 1865-1950 | United States Politics and government 1933-1945 | United States Politics and government 1945-1989 | United States Politics and government 1963-1969DDC classification: 973.923/092/4 | B
Contents:
Origins of American bellicosity in Johnson's southwest -- Populism and compromise in Johnson's family -- Hell-Raising and wandering -- The politician emerges -- The heritage in action -- Moving into position -- Fast shadow in a power plant -- Defeat, and then the war -- Turning the golden key -- Oscillations idealism reaction -- Victory by theft -- Darting to the top -- In the wider view.
Summary: Traces the life of Johnson and examines such contradictory actions as his use of politics to attain wealth for himself as well as social reforms for the poor.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
Stacks - 3rd Floor
E847 .D78 1982 (Browse shelf) Available 0000100127679

Includes bibliographical references (p. [474]-499) and index.

Traces the life of Johnson and examines such contradictory actions as his use of politics to attain wealth for himself as well as social reforms for the poor.

Origins of American bellicosity in Johnson's southwest -- Populism and compromise in Johnson's family -- Hell-Raising and wandering -- The politician emerges -- The heritage in action -- Moving into position -- Fast shadow in a power plant -- Defeat, and then the war -- Turning the golden key -- Oscillations idealism reaction -- Victory by theft -- Darting to the top -- In the wider view.

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