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The Passage Of Power (2012)
(eBook - OverDrive)


Published: New York : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2012
Description:  1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN: 9780307960467,
Language:  English


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OverDrive subjects: Biography & Autobiography, Nonfiction, Politics

Book Four of Robert A. Caro's monumental ;The Years of Lyndon Johnson displays all the narrative energy and illuminating insight that led the ;Times of London to acclaim it as " one of the truly great political biographies of the modern age. A masterpiece." The Passage of Power follows Lyndon Johnson through both the most frustrating and the most triumphant periods of his career--1958 to1964. It is a time that would see him trade the extraordinary power he had created for himself as Senate Majority Leader for what became the wretched powerlessness of a Vice President in an administration that disdained and distrusted him. Yet it was, as well, the time in which the presidency, the goal he had always pursued, would be thrust upon him in the moment it took an assassin's bullet to reach its mark. By 1958, as Johnson began to maneuver for the presidency, he was known as one of the most brilliant politicians of his time, the greatest Senate..

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