The Resource The years of Lyndon Johnson, Robert A. Caro

The years of Lyndon Johnson, Robert A. Caro

Label
The years of Lyndon Johnson
Title
The years of Lyndon Johnson
Statement of responsibility
Robert A. Caro
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces Johnson's life from his Texas childhood through his rise to political power and his successful 1948 senatorial campaign and eventual presidency
Related
Awards note
  • National Book Award winner (Nonfiction), 2002 [Master of the Senate]
  • National Book Awards finalist (Nonfiction), 2012 [Passage of Power]
  • National Book Critics Circle winner (Biography), 2012 [Passage of Power]
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Caro, Robert A
Dewey number
  • 973.923/092/4
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E847
LC item number
.C34 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Johnson, Lyndon B.
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Johnson, Lyndon B.
  • Presidents
  • Politics and government
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The years of Lyndon Johnson, Robert A. Caro
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • v. 1. The path to power (c1982) -- v. 2. Means of ascent (c1990) -- v. 3. Master of the Senate (c2002) -- v. 4. Passage of power (c2012)
  • v. 1. The path to power. 1908-1941. pt. 1. The trap -- The Bunton strain -- The people's party -- The Johnson strut -- The father and mother -- The son -- "The best man I ever knew" -- "The bottom of the heap" -- pt. 2. Escape -- "Bull" Johnson -- The rich man's daughter -- Cotulla -- White stars and black stars -- "A very unusual ability" -- pt. 3. Sowing -- On his way -- The New Deal -- The boss of the little Congress -- In tune -- Lady Bird -- Rayburn -- "Put them to work!" -- The dam -- pt. 4. Reaping -- The first campaign -- From the forks of the creeks -- Galveston -- Balancing the books -- Longlea -- The tenth district -- The sad irons -- "I'll get it for you" -- pt. 5. New fields -- Mr. Johnson goes to Washington -- A contract and three telegrams -- Campaign committee -- The Munsey Building -- Through the back door -- pt. 6. Defeat -- "Pass the biscuits, Pappy" -- "I want to see Lyndon" -- "Mister Speaker" -- The "perfect Roosevelt man."
  • v. 2. Means of ascent. 1941-1948. Ends and means -- pt. 1. "Too slow" -- Going back -- All quiet on the Western front -- In the Pacific -- Lady Bird -- Marking time -- Buying and selling -- One of a crowd -- pt. 2. The old and the new -- The story of Coke Stevenson -- Head start -- "Will!" -- The flying windmill -- All or nothing -- The stealing -- Lists of names -- Qualities of leadership -- The making of a legend -- A love story -- Three rings
  • v. 3. Master of the Senate. 1948-1958. The presence of fire -- pt. 1. The dam. The desks of the Senate -- "Great things are underway!" -- Seniority and the South -- pt. 2. Learning. A hard path -- The path ahead -- "The right size" -- A Russell of the Russells of Georgia -- "We of the South" -- Thirtieth place -- Lyndon Johnson and the liberal -- The hearing -- The debate -- "No time for a siesta" -- Out of the crowd -- pt. 3. Looking for it. No choice -- The general and the senator -- The "nothing job" -- The Johnson ranch -- The orator of the dawn -- Gettysburg -- The whole stack -- pt. 4. Using it. Masterstrokes -- Tail-gunner Joe -- The "Johnson rule" -- The leader -- "Zip, zip" -- "Go ahead with the blue" -- Memories -- The program with a heart -- pt. 5. The great cause. The rising tide -- The compassion of Lyndon Johnson -- "Proud to be of assistance" -- Footsteps -- Finesses -- Convention -- Choices -- The "working up" -- Hells Canyon -- "You do it" -- Yeas and nays -- Omens -- pt. 6. After the battle. Three more years -- The last caucus
  • v. 4. Passage of power. 1958-1964. "What the hell's the presidency for?" -- pt. 1. Johnson vs. Kennedy : 1960. The prediction -- The rich man's son -- Forging chains -- The back stairs -- The "LBJ Special" -- pt. 2. "Rufus Cornpone". "Power is where power goes" -- Genuine warmth -- "Cut" -- Gestures and tactics -- The protégé -- pt. 3. Dallas. The cubicle -- Taking charge -- pt. 4. Taking command. Aboard Air Force One -- Three encounters -- The drums -- pt. 5. 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
ocm08590268
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
volumes <1-4>
Isbn
9780394499734
Lccn
82047811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)8590268
  • (Sirsi) a2089696
Label
The years of Lyndon Johnson, Robert A. Caro
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • v. 1. The path to power (c1982) -- v. 2. Means of ascent (c1990) -- v. 3. Master of the Senate (c2002) -- v. 4. Passage of power (c2012)
  • v. 1. The path to power. 1908-1941. pt. 1. The trap -- The Bunton strain -- The people's party -- The Johnson strut -- The father and mother -- The son -- "The best man I ever knew" -- "The bottom of the heap" -- pt. 2. Escape -- "Bull" Johnson -- The rich man's daughter -- Cotulla -- White stars and black stars -- "A very unusual ability" -- pt. 3. Sowing -- On his way -- The New Deal -- The boss of the little Congress -- In tune -- Lady Bird -- Rayburn -- "Put them to work!" -- The dam -- pt. 4. Reaping -- The first campaign -- From the forks of the creeks -- Galveston -- Balancing the books -- Longlea -- The tenth district -- The sad irons -- "I'll get it for you" -- pt. 5. New fields -- Mr. Johnson goes to Washington -- A contract and three telegrams -- Campaign committee -- The Munsey Building -- Through the back door -- pt. 6. Defeat -- "Pass the biscuits, Pappy" -- "I want to see Lyndon" -- "Mister Speaker" -- The "perfect Roosevelt man."
  • v. 2. Means of ascent. 1941-1948. Ends and means -- pt. 1. "Too slow" -- Going back -- All quiet on the Western front -- In the Pacific -- Lady Bird -- Marking time -- Buying and selling -- One of a crowd -- pt. 2. The old and the new -- The story of Coke Stevenson -- Head start -- "Will!" -- The flying windmill -- All or nothing -- The stealing -- Lists of names -- Qualities of leadership -- The making of a legend -- A love story -- Three rings
  • v. 3. Master of the Senate. 1948-1958. The presence of fire -- pt. 1. The dam. The desks of the Senate -- "Great things are underway!" -- Seniority and the South -- pt. 2. Learning. A hard path -- The path ahead -- "The right size" -- A Russell of the Russells of Georgia -- "We of the South" -- Thirtieth place -- Lyndon Johnson and the liberal -- The hearing -- The debate -- "No time for a siesta" -- Out of the crowd -- pt. 3. Looking for it. No choice -- The general and the senator -- The "nothing job" -- The Johnson ranch -- The orator of the dawn -- Gettysburg -- The whole stack -- pt. 4. Using it. Masterstrokes -- Tail-gunner Joe -- The "Johnson rule" -- The leader -- "Zip, zip" -- "Go ahead with the blue" -- Memories -- The program with a heart -- pt. 5. The great cause. The rising tide -- The compassion of Lyndon Johnson -- "Proud to be of assistance" -- Footsteps -- Finesses -- Convention -- Choices -- The "working up" -- Hells Canyon -- "You do it" -- Yeas and nays -- Omens -- pt. 6. After the battle. Three more years -- The last caucus
  • v. 4. Passage of power. 1958-1964. "What the hell's the presidency for?" -- pt. 1. Johnson vs. Kennedy : 1960. The prediction -- The rich man's son -- Forging chains -- The back stairs -- The "LBJ Special" -- pt. 2. "Rufus Cornpone". "Power is where power goes" -- Genuine warmth -- "Cut" -- Gestures and tactics -- The protégé -- pt. 3. Dallas. The cubicle -- Taking charge -- pt. 4. Taking command. Aboard Air Force One -- Three encounters -- The drums -- pt. 5. 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
ocm08590268
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
volumes <1-4>
Isbn
9780394499734
Lccn
82047811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)8590268
  • (Sirsi) a2089696

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