Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream


  • Author : Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2015-08-04
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781497683853


Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream Book Description :

With a new foreword: The New York Times–bestselling biography of President Lyndon Johnson from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Team of Rivals. Featuring a 2018 foreword by the Pulitzer Prize–winning political historian that celebrates a reappraisal of Lyndon Johnson’s legacy five decades after his presidency, from the vantage point of our current, profoundly altered political culture and climate, Doris Kearns Goodwin’s extraordinary and insightful biography draws from meticulous research in addition to the author’s time spent working at the White House from 1967 to 1969. After Johnson’s term ended, Goodwin remained his confidante and assisted in the preparation of his memoir. In Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream, she traces the...

Lyndon Johnson and the Great Society

Lyndon Johnson and the Great Society


  • Author : John A. Andrew
  • Publisher : Ivan R Dee
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015047060721


Lyndon Johnson and the Great Society Book Description :

Examines President Lyndon Johnson's attempts at social reform...

Taking Charge
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Taking Charge


  • Author : Michael R. Beschloss
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1998-09-18
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780684847924


Taking Charge Book Description :

Portrays the thirty-sixth president as a man who struggled to surpass JFK on civil rights, guided the country into Vietnam, and twisted the arms of friends and enemies alike...

Lyndon B  Johnson
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Lyndon B Johnson


  • Author : Robert Dallek
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0195159217


Lyndon B Johnson Book Description :

A single-volume, abridged edition of the acclaimed two-volume portrait offers insight into the president's ambitious and demanding personality, his achievements in the White House, and his personal reflections on the challenges of the Vietnam War. Reprint....

Leadership

Leadership


  • Author : Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release Date : 2019-10-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476795935


Leadership Book Description :

The New York Times bestselling book about the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin “should help us raise our expectations of our national leaders, our country, and ourselves” (The Washington Post). “After five decades of magisterial output, Doris Kearns Goodwin leads the league of presidential historians” (USA TODAY). In her “inspiring” (The Christian Science Monitor) Leadership, Doris Kearns Goodwin draws upon the four presidents she has studied most closely—Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson (in civil rights)—to show how they recognized leadership qualities within themselves and were recognized as leaders by others...

Lone Star Rising

Lone Star Rising


  • Author : Robert Dallek
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0195054350


Lone Star Rising Book Description :

Discusses the contradictions of Johnson's early life and career, including his years as congressman, senator, and majority leader...

Lyndon B  Johnson
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Lyndon B Johnson


  • Author : Charles Peters
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2010-06-08
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781429948241


Lyndon B Johnson Book Description :

The towering figure who sought to transform America into a "Great Society" but whose ambitions and presidency collapsed in the tragedy of the Vietnam War Few figures in American history are as compelling and complex as Lyndon Baines Johnson, who established himself as the master of the U.S. Senate in the 1950s and succeeded John F. Kennedy in the White House after Kennedy's assassination on November 22, 1963. Charles Peters, a keen observer of Washington politics for more than five decades, tells the story of Johnson's presidency as the tale of an immensely talented politician driven by ambition and desire. As part of the Kennedy-Johnson administration from 1961 to 1968, Peters knew key players, including Johnson's aides, giving him inside knowledge ...

No Ordinary Time
Score: 4.5
From 16 Ratings

No Ordinary Time


  • Author : Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-11-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476750576


No Ordinary Time Book Description :

Presents a social history of the United States in 1940, along with a moment-by-moment account of Roosevelt's leadership and the private lives of the president and First Lady, whose remarkable partnership transformed America. (This book was previously featured in Forecast.)...