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Johnson's administrations, November 22, 1963-1969

  • LBJby Phillip F. Nelson

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 24.99

    Phillip F. Nelson?s new book begins where LBJ: The Mastermind of the JFK Assassination left off. Now president, Johnson begins to push Congress to enact long-dormant legislation that he had previously impeded, always insisting that the timing wasn't right. Nelson argues that the passage of Johnson?s Great Society? legislation was designed to take... more...

  • 1969 and Then Someby Robert Wintner

    Yucca Publishing 2014; US$ 24.99

    The year when everything needed to be experienced and tried, when innocence was tempted, played, and lost. 1969 was that pivotal year for the baby boomers. Young and innocent, they were given the ultimate freedoms and were faced with growing up. This touching, hilarious memoir is the true story of a late sixties grand tour of Europea life-defining... 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...

  • Election Year 1968by Dennis D. Wainstock

    Enigma Books 2012; US$ 18.99

    Election year 1968 revisited and analyzed. The candidates were Richard Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, George Wallace. Riots in Chicago streets. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Daisy Petals and Mushroom Cloudsby Robert Mann

    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...

  • Lyndon B. Johnsonby Charles Peters; Arthur M. Jr. Schlesinger; Sean Wilentz

    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...

  • Life and Adventures of Colonel Daniel Boonby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    John Filson (c. 1753-1788) was an American author, historian of Kentucky, pioneer, surveyor and one of the founders of Cincinnati, Ohio. He wrote The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke (1784) during this period, and travelled to Wilmington, Delaware, to have it published in the summer of 1784. He also had a "Map of Kentucke"... more...