and Congress had another busy year: the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the Head Start program, a Medicare bill ...
This is a bold claim, but its merits extend far past LBJ
's 1964 landslide (his total that year remains the largest percentage of the popular vote ever received by a Democrat in any presidential election).
military prisoner population peaks when 10,450 military prisoners are confined in Vietnam, most at the United States Army Installation Stockade at Long Binh, known as the Long Binh Jail (LBJ
The rate of forceps-assisted deliveries is lower than at LBJ
General Hospital, while the rate of vacuum- assisted deliveries is higher.
McMaster in his important study of Vietnam decision making, Dereliction of Duty (1997), which traces the quandary partly to LBJ
's perverse administrative style: keeping around him those whom he knew would never say "no" him -- and men who were willing to lie for him -- and purging all the rest.
John Kennedy went down in Dallas November 22, 1963, with a legislative program that had been largely frozen since he took office, and by June 1964 LBJ
had begun to ram 400 bills through the U.S.
At times, the intractability of the situation pushed the President to the brink of insanity with Cabinet officers and senior aides conferring anxiously over LBJ
's mental health.
Untangling the strange contradictions of LBJ
is the mammoth task faced by Robert Dallek in Flawed Giant (Oxford).
For additional information contact Martha Bagley, Coordinator, Older Adult Program, HKNC, 4455 LBJ
Freeway, LB#3, Ste 814, Dallas, TX 75244.
Drawing on diverse secondary literature and the archives of the Johnson administration, Herring aims to analyze LBJ
's management of the American war effort, focusing heavily on how Johnson's leadership style contributed to his failures and successes as the nation's commander-in-chief and diplomatic leader.
Although the disease has apparently been present since 1934, it wasn't until 1977 that it was officially diagnosed, with the help of experimental plots at the LBJ
contained all over the breakfast floor at Whitey's Restaurant, all the way in the black room behind the kitchen sink where we all had to eat back then before LBJ
came to town wearing that big-ass cowboy hat