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This book is very well written and a pleasure to read.
For those of us who have read the previous volumes of Robert Caro's portrait of the life of Lyndon Johnson, we have all eagerly awaited this the latest installment.
Johnson's motivation is explained in part by self interest -- the man loves power, and doing great things makes one even more powerful.
Reveals the unexpected Lyndon Johnson. If not for the war, his accomplishments for social justice would make him one of our greatest presidents, in spite of being patently flawed.Published 3 days ago by Arlene
A must read book as is the entire series. I look forward to Mr. Caro's final book.Published 4 days ago by george
Marvelous portrait of power thrust into Lyndon Johnson's hands that he yielded with genius to produce amazing progress for AmericansPublished 6 days ago by Gordon Starkebaum
Mr Caro does an excellent job of weaving together a comprehensible and revealing picture of the great and no so great aspects of the persons who came to together at this time in... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Conrad G. Hutterli
I'm a political junkie and love history. Mr Caro fulfilled both with this latest tome in his voluminous history of LBJ.Published 12 days ago by Amazon Customer
Caro is not only the" master" of LBJ (may the devil forgive LBJ) but the master of the political process in modern America !Published 13 days ago by Warren L. Metzger