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Ellis, Sylvia
Freedom's pragmatist : Lyndon Johnson and civil rights / Sylvia Ellis
Alternate Title Lyndon Johnson and civil rights
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2013
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 3rd Floor  E847.2 .E45 2013    AVAILABLE
Gift from Rose Socha, 2013
Subject Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Subject(s) Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Civil rights
Civil rights -- United States -- History
Physical Description xii, 328 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-320) and index
Contents Formative experiences: childhood and early career -- Civil rights in Texas: the House years -- Civil rights at the national level: the Senate years -- The road to Damascus: the Vice Presidency, 1960-1963 -- Firing the presidential cannons: the white house, 1963-1965 -- The limits of liberalism: the white house, 1965-1968
Summary An examination of Johnson's personal and political journey on civil rights, synthesizing available research into a concise study to focus on his record on racial politics
NOTE Gift from Rose Socha, 2013
Alternate Author Library donation, 2013

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