Lyndon Johnson & the American Dream

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Historical - U.S., Presidents & Heads of State, Audio Adult: Other, Unabridged Audio - Autobiography/Biog
ContributionsMary Woods (Contributor)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio cassette
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Open LibraryOL8105209M
ISBN 100786104147
ISBN 139780786104147
OCLC/WorldCa32023277

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Publication Date: J Other. Lyndon Johnson and the American dream. New York: St. Martin's Press. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Goodwin, Doris Kearns. Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Goodwin, Doris Kearns, Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream. Lyndon Johnson and the American dream. Doris Kearns Goodwin. New American Library, She taught at Harvard University and worked as an assistant to President Lyndon Johnson during his last year in the White House.

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by Doris Kearns. Harper & Row. $ It has been nearly a decade since the first public reports that then President Lyndon Johnson, one of the most influential political figures of the last fifty years, had chosen as a confidante and preferred biographer a comely White House fellow with Harvard connections and anti-war.

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Scanned in China. Uploaded by AltheaB on September 9, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: 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.

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