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The passage of power, Robert A. Caro

Label
The passage of power
Title
The passage of power
Statement of responsibility
Robert A. Caro
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In volume four of this multi-part biography, the author, a Pulitzer Prize winner, follows Lyndon Johnson through both the most frustrating and the most triumphant periods of his career, describing Johnson's volatile relationship with John Kennedy and Robert Kennedy during the fight they waged for the 1960 Democratic nomination for president, through Johnson's unhappy vice presidency, his assumption to the presidency after Kennedy's assassination, his victories over the budget and civil rights, and the eroding trap of Vietnam. Previous volumes include: v. 1. The Path to Power (c1982), v. 2. Means of Ascent (c1990), v. 3. Master of the Senate (c2002)
Member of
Summary
Examines Lyndon Johnson's volatile relationships with John and Robert Kennedy, describes JFK's assassination from Johnson's viewpoint, and recounts his accomplishments as president before they were overshadowed by the Vietnam War
Writing style
Award
  • American History Book Prize, 2012.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2012.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, 2012.
  • Mark Lynton History Prize, 2013.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography, 2012.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2012.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10075630
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.923092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E846
LC item number
.C37 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The years of Lyndon Johnson
Series volume
[4]
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the years of Lyndon Johnson
Label
The passage of power, Robert A. Caro
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [613]-628) and index
Contents
"What the hell's the presidency for?" -- Johnson vs. Kennedy: 1960. The prediction ; The rich man's son ; Forging chains ; The back stairs ; The "LBJ Special" -- "Rufus Cornpone". "Power is where power goes" ; Genuine warmth ; "Cut" ; Gestures and tactics ; The protégé -- Dallas. The cubicle ; Taking charge -- Taking Command. Aboard Air Force One ; Three encounters ; The drums -- To Become a President. EOB 274 ; The Warren Commission ; The Southern strategy ; "Old Harry" ; "The Johnsons in Johnson City" ; Serenity ; "Old Harry" II ; In the books of law ; Defeating despair ; Hammer blows ; Long enough
Control code
5561097
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 712 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780679405078
Lccn
2012010752
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn783520805
  • (OCoLC)783520805
Label
The passage of power, Robert A. Caro
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [613]-628) and index
Contents
"What the hell's the presidency for?" -- Johnson vs. Kennedy: 1960. The prediction ; The rich man's son ; Forging chains ; The back stairs ; The "LBJ Special" -- "Rufus Cornpone". "Power is where power goes" ; Genuine warmth ; "Cut" ; Gestures and tactics ; The protégé -- Dallas. The cubicle ; Taking charge -- Taking Command. Aboard Air Force One ; Three encounters ; The drums -- To Become a President. EOB 274 ; The Warren Commission ; The Southern strategy ; "Old Harry" ; "The Johnsons in Johnson City" ; Serenity ; "Old Harry" II ; In the books of law ; Defeating despair ; Hammer blows ; Long enough
Control code
5561097
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 712 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780679405078
Lccn
2012010752
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn783520805
  • (OCoLC)783520805

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