The Kennedy Assassination--24 Hours After: Lyndon B. Johnson's Pivotal First Day as President (Google eBook)

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Basic Books, Oct 6, 2009 - History - 320 pages
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A riveting account of the critical hours following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and transfer of power to Lyndon B. Johnson
  

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User Review  - nosajeel - LibraryThing

Really enjoyable, if you could use that word in connection with this subject. Reads like a fast-paced thriller -- with entire chapters covering time spans of as little as 15 minutes. Also superbly ... Read full review

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User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

Steven Gillon's book is well-researched and fairly balanced. It's a fairly quick read and is riveting at times. Gillon's analysis is superb as Johnson's actions in the hours after JFK's assassination ... Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
CHAPTER 1
CHAPTER 2
CHAPTER 3
CHAPTER 4
CHAPTER 5
CHAPTER 6
CHAPTER 7
CHAPTER 10
CHAPTER 11
CHAPTER 12
CHAPTER 13
CHAPTER 14
CHAPTER 15
CHAPTER 16
CHAPTER 17

CHAPTER 8
CHAPTER 9
CONCLUSION
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About the author (2009)

Steven M. Gillon earned his PhD at Brown University, and taught for several years at Yale University and then at Oxford. He is currently a professor of history at the University of Oklahoma and the resident historian for The History Channel. He is the author of numerous books and articles on modern American history and politics, including Ten Days that Unexpectedly Changed America. He lives in New York and Oklahoma.

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