9780742527980

Lyndon Johnson Remembered An Intimate Portrait of a Presidency

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  • ISBN13:

    9780742527980

  • ISBN10:

    0742527980

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-07-28
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

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In Lyndon Johnson Remembered: An Intimate Portrait of a Presidency Thomas W. Cowger and Sherwin J. Markman bring together essays by Johnson administration insiders reflecting on his personality, domestic agenda, and legacy.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Foreword xv
Luci Baines Johnson
Section One Johnson in Literature and History 1(18)
They Will Never Remember Me: Johnson in Historical Literature
3(16)
Thomas W. Cowger
Section Two Tall Texan in a Stetson: Johnson's Personality 19(40)
An Uncommon, Common Man: LBJ's Pilot Remembers Him
21(12)
James Cross
Lyndon Johnson: An Awesome Engine of a Man
33(10)
Jack Valenti
Some Aspects of Lyndon Johnson's Personality
43(16)
Sherwin J. Markman
Section Three Measure Each Word: Johnson the Communicator 59(10)
Words Mattered: Johnson the Communicator
61(8)
Jack McNulty
Section Four King of the Hill, the Great Coalition Builder: Johnson and Congress 69(14)
Making Friends in Congress: LBJ and Congressional Relations
71(12)
Sherwin J. Markman
Section Five "I Envision an America Where ...": Domestic Problems and the War on Poverty 83(40)
Sending the Whole Country to Harvard: Lyndon Johnson's Education Revolution
85(6)
Ervin S. Duggan
We Can No Longer Ignore Poverty in Our Midst: LBJ's Other War
91(10)
Hyman Bookbinder
Through a Glass Lightly: Reminiscences of the Model Cities Act and LBJ's Dance with Legislation
101(10)
Lawrence Levinson
Vietnam: Lyndon Johnson's Choice
111(12)
Peter R. Rosenblatt
Section Six The Best We Ever Had: Johnson and Civil Rights 123(26)
Toward a More Just America fur All: Johnson the Civil Rights Warrior
125(14)
Nicholas deBelleville Katzenbach
The Wind at His Back: LBJ, Zephyr Wright, and Civil Rights
139(10)
Lee White
Section Seven Retreat to the Ranch: Johnson in Retirement 149(10)
The Lion in Winter: LBJ in Retirement
151(8)
Harry Middleton
Section Eight Epilogue: Is the Beautiful Woman Really Dead? The Legacy of Lyndon Johnson and His Great Society 159(26)
The Great Society's Bum Rap
161(6)
Ben Wattenberg
The Ship Sails On
167(18)
Joseph A. Califano Jr.
About the Contributors 185

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