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Lyndon B. Johnson

Scott Barbour

Published September 1st 2000
ISBN : 9780737704990
Paperback
272 pages
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Leading a nation that had been devastated by the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963, Johnson fought for civil rights and waged a war on poverty with his Great Society legislation. However, as a result of his failure to end U.S. involvement inMoreLeading a nation that had been devastated by the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963, Johnson fought for civil rights and waged a war on poverty with his Great Society legislation. However, as a result of his failure to end U.S. involvement in the Vietnam war, Johnson chose not to run for reelection in 1968. His successes and failures as president are examined in this anthology.