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Lyndon Johnson and the American dream

Doris Kearns

Lyndon Johnson and the American dream

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Published by Andre Deutsch .
Written in English


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Statementby Doris Kearns.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,432p.
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17154369M


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Lyndon Baines Johnson (/ ˈ l ɪ n d ə n ˈ b eɪ n z /; Aug – Janu ), often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th president of the United States from to Formerly the 37th vice president from tohe assumed the presidency following the assassination of President John F.

ed by: John F. Kennedy. Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream, Doris Kearns York: Open Road Media, (originally published in ). Summary: A biography of the 36th president exploring his ambitions, political skills, and vision, shaped by his family and upbringing, and marred by Vietnam, written from the unique perspective of a White House Fellowship and post-presidential interviews.

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