The Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson

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"The most comprehensive and evenhanded work on the LBJ presidency that we have. This is a book that no one with serious interest in this critical administration can afford to ignore."—Alonzo L. Hamby, author of Beyond the New Deal

Author Biography: Vaughn Davis Bornet is emeritus professor of history and social science at Southern Oregon State College.

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Review of Politics
Provides two sensitive and well-researched chapters on Vietnam issues and an excellent chapter on the president's relations with the media. . . . A sympathetic but balanced appraisal reflecting a total mastery of an extraordinary variety and quantity of literature.
History: Reviews of New Books
An important book that has to be on every 'must read' list of the Johnson years. . . . A distinguished contribution . . . with lively quotes and lively asides.
Journal of Southern History
Sympathy does not cloud the author's judgment. . . . The tone and maturity of this book likely will infuence Johnson studies for some time.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780700602421
  • Publisher: University Press of Kansas
  • Publication date: 1/28/1984
  • Series: American Presidency Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.96 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2000

    Hugh Davis Graham, Univ. of Maryland

    'Of all the books in the series, Bornet's volume is by far the longest and in the judgment of this reviewer is one of the best. ... This book provides two sensitive and well-researched chapters on Vietnam issues. ... an excellent chaptr on the president's relations with the media. ... a sympathetic but balanced appraisal... The book reflects a total mastery of an extraordinary variety and quatity of literature and many hours of patient archival research. It is a very good book. ... a generation of graduate students will be extremely grateful (for the bibliographical essay).'

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