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I found the book to be very interesting and well written.
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.
There are so many good reviews that I won't repeat what everyone else is saying. What I will say is: I hadn't remembered a thing about LBJ from 10th grade US History and honestly... Read morePublished 4 hours ago by phsu
Not as compelling as the previous volume, perhaps because the story is better known ... but an important and well-written book.Published 11 days ago by Billy Bear
The author has written a brilliant analysis and survey of a critical time in the history of the nation. Read morePublished 13 days ago by alan v. rash
A great account of LBJ's transition from master of the Senate to a powerless and scorned by the Kennedy administration Vice President leading up to Dallas in November of 1963 and... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Robert Walsh
This is the fourth and latest volume in Robert Caro's multi-volume biography of Lyndon Johnson. This volume deals with the Vice Presidency of Lyndon Johnson and a great deal of... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Brian Wayne Wells
Would give it five stars, except that the meticulous detail can be a little tedious. But as an important historical document, a morality tale, and a great read, it's hard to beat... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Thomas Lansen, MD