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Lyndon B. Johnson

Head of State (27-Aug-1908 — 22-Jan-1973)


Leonard Baker. The Johnson Eclipse: A President's Vice Presidency. Macmillan. 1966. 280pp.

Irving Bernstein. Guns or Butter: The Presidency of Lyndon Johnson. Oxford University Press. 1996. 606pp.

Michael Beschloss (editor). Reaching for Glory: Lyndon Johnson's Secret White House Tapes, 1964-1965. New York: Simon and Schuster. 2001. 474pp.

Jim Bishop. A Day in the Life of President Johnson. New York: Random House. 1967. 274pp.

Horace Busby; Hugh Sidey; Scott Busby. The Thirty-First of March: An Intimate Portrait of Lyndon Johnson's Final Days in Office. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 2005. 272pp.

Joseph Califano. The Triumph and Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson: The White House Years. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1991. 398pp.

Robert Caro. The Years of Lyndon Johnson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1982. 882pp. + 506pp. + 1167pp. + 712pp. Volume I: The Path to Power. Volume II: Means of Ascent. Volume III: Master of the Senate. Volume IV: Passage to Power.

Warren I. Cohen; Nancy Bernkopf Tucker (editors). Lyndon Johnson Confronts the World: American Foreign Policy, 1963-1968. Cambridge University Press. 1994. 342pp.

Robert Dallek. Lyndon Johnson and His Times. Oxford University Press. 1991-98. 736pp. + 784pp. Volume I: Lone Star Rising, 1908-1960. Volume II: Flawed Giant, 1961-1973.

Ronnie Dugger. The Politician: The Life and Times of Lyndon Johnson. New York: W. W. Norton. 1982. 564pp.

Rowland Evans; Robert Novak. Lyndon B. Johnson: The Exercise of Power: A Political Biography. New American Library. 1966. 597pp.

Lloyd C. Gardner. Pay Any Price: Lyndon Johnson and the Wars for Vietnam. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee. 1995. 629pp.

Eric F. Goldman. The Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1969. 531pp.

Richard Harwood; Haynes Johnson. Lyndon. New York: Praeger Publishers. 1973. 187pp.

Merle Miller. Lyndon: An Oral Biography. New York: G. P. Putman's Sons. 1980. 645pp.

Robert Sherrill. The Accidental President. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1968. 318pp.

Hugh Sidey. A Very Personal Presidency: Lyndon Johnson in the White House. New York: Atheneum. 1968. 305pp.

Alfred Steinberg. Sam Johnson's Boy: A Close-Up of the President from Texas. Macmillan. 1968. 871pp.

Kathleen J. Turner. Lyndon Johnson's Dual War: Vietnam and the Press. University of Chicago Press. 1995.

Randall Bennett Woods. LBJ: Architect of American Ambition. New York: Simon and Schuster. 2006. 1007pp.


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  5. Wikipedia [link]

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  8. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.619)

  9. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.369)

  10. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.351)

  11. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.789)

  12. Webster's American Biographies (p.553)

  13. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.385)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.533)

  15. Who's Who in CIA (p.263)

  16. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.377)

  17. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.264)

  18. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.178)

  19. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.1, pp.381-83)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.177)

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