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Lyndon Baines Johnson

Helen Diehl Olds

Lyndon Baines Johnson

by Helen Diehl Olds

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. 1908-1973 -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Helen D. Olds. Illus. by Paul Frame.
    SeriesA See and read beginning to read biography
    ContributionsFrame, Paul, 1913- illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE847 .O4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p.
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5948507M
    LC Control Number65020714

    Lyndon Baines Johnson was born in He was first elected to Congress in and reelected twice. When he set his sights on the U.S. Senate in he was defeated. Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Johnson was the first member of the House to volunteer for active military duty.   President Lyndon B Johnson discusses the Voting Rights Act with civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King Jr. (Getty/Hulton Archive) LBJ vs. MLK: The truth about Johnson's twisted approach to.

      Lyndon Baines Johnson was complex, outsized, contradictory, and ultimately was a presidency of civil right, health reform, a war on poverty, but mostly defined by the war in Vietnam. Lyndon Baines Johnson. Lyndon Baines Johnson, often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th president of the United States from to

    Lyndon Johnson, a man of enormous energy and political skill, was, above all, a product of his times. Nurtured on the ideals of New Deal liberalism, Johnson came to believe, as did an entire generation of Americans, that government could offer its . Family, Early Life and Education. Born in Stonewall, Texas, on Aug , Lyndon Baines Johnson was the oldest child of Samuel Ealy Johnson Born:


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He was the oldest of five children born to Samuel Ealy Johnson Jr. and Rebekah Baines. Johnson had one brother, Sam Houston Johnson, and three sisters, Rebekah, Josefa, and Lucia. The nearby small town of Johnson City, Texas, was Preceded by: John F. Kennedy. 'Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream' is an excellent biography of a man who was an extraordinarily gifted politician, but whose years as president ended with a sense of personal failure.

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