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Johnson's administrations, November 22, 1963-1969

  • The Wages of Globalismby H. W. Brands

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    One episode dominates the memory of Lyndon Johnson's presidency: the Vietnam War. The war has so darkened Johnson's reputation that it is difficult for many to recall his policies in a positive light-- especially his foreign policy. Now historian H.W. Brands offers a fresh look at Johnson's handling of international relations, putting Vietnam in... more...

  • The Path to Powerby Robert A. Caro

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 22.00

    This is the story of the rise to national power of a desperately poor young man from the Texas Hill Country. The Path to Power reveals in extraordinary detail the genesis of the almost superhuman drive, energy, and ambition that set LBJ apart. It follows him from the Hill Country to New Deal Washington, from his boyhood through the years of the Depression... more...

  • Master of the Senateby Robert A. Caro

    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...

  • The Passage of Powerby Robert A. Caro

    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...

  • Means of Ascentby Robert A. Caro

    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...

  • Lyndon B. Johnsonby Robert Dallek

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.79

    Robert Dallek's brilliant two-volume biography of Lyndon Johnson has received an avalanche of praise. Michael Beschloss, in The Los Angeles Times, said that it "succeeds brilliantly." The New York Times called it "rock solid" and The Washington Post hailed it as "invaluable." And Sidney Blumenthal in The Boston Globe... more...

  • Flawed Giantby Robert Dallek

    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...

  • Freedom's Pragmatistby Sylvia Ellis

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 44.95

    History has labeled Lyndon B. Johnson "Lincoln's successor." But how did a southern president representing a predominately conservative state, with connections to some of the nation's leading segregationists, come to play such an influential role in civil rights history? In Freedom's Pragmatist , Sylvia Ellis tracks Johnson's personal and political... more...

  • The Kennedy Assassination Tapesby Max Holland

    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...

  • The Deadly Betby Walter LaFeber

    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...