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

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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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Title Page Dedication Preface
It All Began So Beautifully
They Do Love This President Dont They?
Theyre Going to Kill Us All
Dave Hes Dead
The Condition Is Not Good
Hes Gone
Mr President
There Was Tenseness on That Plane
Rufus Wheres My Hat?
Youre the Men I Trust the Most
Its Getting Late Mr President
I Remember the Word That He UsedObscene
It Was a Gray Day Fitting the Occasion
Honey You Stay As Long As You Want
Acknowledgements Notes

Anybody Can Swear You In
I Have Only One President
I Do Solemnly Swear
Note on Sources
Index Copyright Page

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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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