The walls of Jericho: Lyndon Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, Richard Russell, and the struggle for civil rights

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Harcourt Brace, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 609 pages
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Drawing on rich archival materials and on interviews with participants and witnesses, a dramatic, behind-the-scenes story of the legislative battles to legally establish American civil and voting rights presents the intrigue, compromises, friendships, and rivalries of three powerful men.

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Review: The Walls of Jericho: Lyndon Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, Richard Russell, and the Struggle for Civil Rights

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This book really shows the regional political and partisan dynamics at work in the country and how it impacted the passage of civil rights laws. A very good book. Read full review

Review: The Walls of Jericho: Lyndon Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, Richard Russell, and the Struggle for Civil Rights

User Review  - Rick Segers - Goodreads

I knew of Russell and Johnson's relationship. What was good was the addition of the personality of Hubert Humphrey. Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Mann has served in Louisiana politics as a press secretary to two U.S. senators.