The Passage of Power : The Years of Lyndon Johnson
by Robert A Caro
Editor: Random House USA Inc
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the national award BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD, the LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE, the MARK LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE, the history of America, the book of awards named by the new york times, one of the ten best books of the year named one of the best books of the year per yearBook Four by Robert ACaro monumental Des Années by Lyndon Johnson displays all the energy and insight illuminating narrative that led the Times of London acclaimed as “one of the greatest politicians, biographies of the modern ageA masterpiece”The Passage of Power follows Lyndon Johnson through both the most frustrating and triumphant periods of his career–1958 to1964It is a time that would be the trade of the extraordinary power that he had created for himself as Leader of the Majority in the Senate for what became the miserable impotence of a Vice-President in an administration that despised and distrusted himYet it was, thus, the time when the presidency, the goal he had always pursued, would be pushed upon him when he took a murderer from the bullet to reach his markIn 1958 Johnson began to maneuver for the presidency, he was known as one of the most brilliant politicians of his time, the largest Senate Leader in our historyBut the 1960s candidacy would go for the young Massachusetts senator, John FKennedyCaro gives us an incomparable account of the machination behind Johnson’s bid and Kennedy’s decision of the vice-presidency, revealing the extent of Robert Kennedy’s efforts, Johnson’s force out of the billWith the mastery of a master storyteller, he exposes the savage animosity between Johnson and Kennedy, the younger brother, portraying an America in the midst of political quarrels.Yet Robert Kennedy manifests contemplation
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