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The Years of Lyndon Johnson: Means of Ascent
A superb book chronicling a relatively unknown but critical time in the life of Lyndon Johnson, the years 1941 to 1948. Mr. Caro thoroughly details Johnson's congressional term during the Roosevelt and Truman administrations, his questionable war record, and the legendary 1948 Texas Democratic Senate primary, won by Mr. Johnson by 87 votes out of nearly a million cast. In his meticulous research, Mr. Caro resolves the forty years of rumor and uncertain...