LBJ's Life & Legacy

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Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream by Doris Kearns Goodwin PB


A biography on Lyndon Johnson written by Doris Kearns Goodwin who had become a confidante of the president. 432 pages
Building the Great Society by Joshua Zeitz PB


An inside view of Lyndon Johnson’s White House putting together the programs of the Great Society. 400 pages
The Fierce Urgency of Now by Julian Zelizer PB


A big-picture account of the Great Society and the forces that shaped it. 384 pages
The Path to Power by Robert Caro PB


Caro's 4-book series on the Years of Lyndon Johnson begins with the emergence of LBJ’s political genius. Book 1 covers LBJ’s boyhood in the Hill Country and election to Congress and concludes with his defeat in the 1941 Senate campaign. 560 pages
Means of Ascent by Robert Caro PB


Caro’s second book covers the aftermath of LBJ’s defeat in his 1941 Senate campaign, his service in World War II, the foundation of his fortune, and a detailed examination of the fiercely-contested 1948 senatorial election. 882 pages
The Passage of Power by Robert Caro PB


Caro’s fourth book covers the 1963 Kennedy assassination through LBJ's eyes. Learn how he grasps the reins of the presidency with urgency and propels groundbreaking legislation through Congress that changes the face of America forever. 736 pages
LBJ: Portrait of the President by Robert Dallek PB


LBJ Portrait of a President is considered one of the best biographies of Lyndon Johnson. It covers his life in the Texas Hill Country through his time as a US Congressman and Senator, all the way to the White House. 406 pages
LBJ’s Neglected Legacy - Edited by Robert Wilson, Norman Glickman & Laurence Lynn, Jr. PB


"LBJ's Neglected Legacy . . . offers considerable insight into how the Great Society has endured despite fundamentally changed public expectations of—and confidence in—the federal government." - Texas Monthly 493 pages
Quotations of Lyndon Baines Johnson HB


Thirty-two pages including 66 quotes from Lyndon Baines Johnson. The book also includes a short biography of the President and is stamped with gold foil. It is a petite but elegant collection of historic quotations. 32 pages
LBJ: The White House Years by Harry Middleton signed HB


Autographed copy of LBJ: The White House Years, by former LBJ Library Director Harry Middleton. 271 pages
LBJ: The White House Years by Harry Middleton HB


First edition hardcover biography of President Johnson by former LBJ Presidential Library Director Harry Middleton. 271 pages
The Triumph & Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson by Joseph Califano, Jr. PB


Biography of President Johnson by Joseph A Califano, Jr., President Johnson's special assistant for domestic affairs from 1965 to 1969. 464 pages
A War Remembered: The Vietnam War Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library HB


A War Remembered features photographs and documentation from the Vietnam War Summit, as well as a number of historic photographs from the LBJ Presidential Library and the Briscoe Center for American History. 241 pages
Destiny of Democracy - The Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library HB


Destiny of Democracy reflects on the civil rights movement and LBJ’s legacy while capturing the Library's Civil Rights Summit’s momentous three days including discussions between President Johnson and Martin Luther King, Jr. 232 pages
The Texas White House by Russ Whitlock - Signed PB


Russ Whitlock, former superintendent of the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, weaves in stories shared by family, assistants, and friends of the Johnson family in this photographic guide through the LBJ Ranch house. 88 pages
LBJ & Mexican Americans: The Paradox of Power by Julie Leininger Pycior PB


This book explores the complex relations between LBJ and Mexican Americans. 361 pages
Indomitable Will: LBJ in the Presidency by Mark Updegrove autographed


Autographed hardcover collection of original interviews and personal accounts of President Johnson by current LBJ Foundation President and CEO Mark Updegrove.
The Johnson Years: The Difference He Made - Symposium Transcript


The published transcript of the 1990 symposium, sponsored by the Lyndon B. Johnson Library and the University of Texas at Austin, that examined the legacy of President Johnson's domestic program. 231 pages