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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 22.00
Chapter 1 The Desks of the Senate The Chamber of the United States Senate was a long, cavernous space?over a hundred feet long. From its upper portion, from the galleries for citizens and journalists which rimmed it, it seemed even longer than it was, in part because it was so gloomy and dim?so dim in 1949, when lights had not yet been added for television... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63
Flawed Giant --the monumental concluding volume to Robert Dallek's biography of Lyndon Baines Johnson--provides the most through, engrossing account ever published of Johnson's years in the national spotlight. Drawing on hours of newly released White House tapes and dozens of interviews with people close to the President, Dallek reveals LBJ as a visionary... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.95
WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE MARK LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE, THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY AMERICAN HISTORY BOOK PRIZE ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR The Economist * Time *Newsweek * Foreign Policy * Business Week * The Week... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 22.00
Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson, which began with the greatly acclaimed The Path to Power, also winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, continues -- one of the richest, most intensive and most revealing examinations ever undertaken of an American President. In Means of Ascent the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer/historian, chronicler... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 26.95
A major work of documentary history?the brilliantly edited and annotated transcripts, most of them never before published, of the presidential conversations of Lyndon B. Johnson regarding the Kennedy assassination and its aftermath. The transition from John F. Kennedy to Johnson was arguably the most wrenching and, ultimately, one of the most bitter... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 26.99
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... more...
- LSU Press 2011; US$ 18.95
In this thought-provoking and highly readable book, Robert Mann provides a concise, engaging study of the ?Daisy Girl? spot, which helped usher presidential campaign advertising into the modern era. Commissioned by Johnson?s campaign and aired only once during Johnson?s 1964 presidential contest against Barry Goldwater, the spot remains an iconic piece... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 23.99
In The Deadly Bet , distinguished historian Walter LaFeber explores the turbulent election of 1968 and its significance in the larger context of American history. Looking through the eyes of the year's most important players?including Robert F. Kennedy, Eugene McCarthy, Martin Luther King, Hubert Humphrey, Richard Nixon, George Wallace, Nguyen... more...