Lyndon Johnson and the Great Society

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I.R. Dee, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 211 pages
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A narrative analysis of the most ambitious and controversial American reform effort since the New Deal of Franklin Roosevelt. Andrew examines underlying ideas and principle objectives, shows how the Great Society touched the lives of almost all Americans, and tells why much of it failed but continues to generate political controversy even today. American Ways Series.

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User Review  - George Parks - Goodreads

Nice narrative on this monumental block of legislation that while taking a liberal perspective is not without critique. Details about how reforms fell short of their true intent due to political ... Read full review

Review: Lyndon Johnson and the Great Society (American Ways Series)

User Review  - Michele - Goodreads

This is an easy to read book outlining LBJ's agenda for his Great Society. It is fairly balanced and an interesting read for anyone who likes to delve into the era of the 60's Read full review

Contents

From Civil Rights to Race
23
The War on Poverty
56
Health and Education
95
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Andrew is professor of history at Franklin & Marshall College