JFK & LBJ: The Influence of Personality upon Politics

JFK & LBJ: The Influence of Personality upon Politics

by Tom Wicker
     
 

Exploring the influence of personality upon politics, Mr. Wicker explains why John F. Kennedy, the popular president, failed to push his legislative program through Congress, and why Lyndon Johnson, the consummate domestic politician, squandered his great consensus in an unpopular war in Vietnam. Steadily persuasive...wonderfully astute and incomparably lucid.

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Exploring the influence of personality upon politics, Mr. Wicker explains why John F. Kennedy, the popular president, failed to push his legislative program through Congress, and why Lyndon Johnson, the consummate domestic politician, squandered his great consensus in an unpopular war in Vietnam. Steadily persuasive...wonderfully astute and incomparably lucid. --Newsweek

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140211160
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
09/30/1969
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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