The Resource Launching LBJ : How a Kennedy Insider Helped Define Johnson's Presidency, (ebook)

Launching LBJ : How a Kennedy Insider Helped Define Johnson's Presidency, (ebook)

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Launching LBJ : How a Kennedy Insider Helped Define Johnson's Presidency
Title
Launching LBJ
Title remainder
How a Kennedy Insider Helped Define Johnson's Presidency
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eng
Summary
Kenneth O'Donnell was JFK's Chief of Staff, among the group known as Kennedy's "Irish Mafia." O'Donnell was with Jack Kennedy through his entire time in office ̉and he was on Air Force One in Dallas, at Jacqueline Kennedy's side, as Lyndon Johnson got sworn in. When John F. Kennedy was assassinated, LBJ asked Ken O'Donnell to stay on and work with him through the first nine months of his administration, to help the country transition and heal, and to help Johnson set his own agenda for his presidency. Although they were political adversaries, they developed a mutually respectful rapport, and Ken helped LBJ find his voice, starting with his work in voting rights and developing the civil rights agenda. Ken O'Donnell was a prolific diarist and note taker, and in Launching LBJ, his daughter Helen, a respected historian and journalist in her own right, takes her father's journals and fills in the gaps to create an unprecedented, inside look at the early days of President Lyndon Johnson's regime
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Midwest
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O'Donnell, Helen
Dewey number
973.923
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • O'Donnell, Kenneth P
  • Johnson, Lyndon B.
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Electronic books
  • United States
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adult
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Launching LBJ : How a Kennedy Insider Helped Define Johnson's Presidency, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781510717015
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12358412
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remote
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MWT12358412
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Launching LBJ : How a Kennedy Insider Helped Define Johnson's Presidency, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781510717015
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12358412
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12358412
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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