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A voluminous, well organized, albeit somewhat tedious, chronological history. While a good read, I much prefer Robert Caro's biographies of LBJ.Published 8 months ago by Wingding
This is a thoughtful, and superb, biography. The comments regarding sloppy editorship are valid; there are too many errors but they generally refer to such things as listing the... Read morePublished on April 19, 2014 by MJS
This biography of Lyndon Johnson is much more balanced than the Robert Caro series of Lyndon Johnson biographies and is a very good read. Read morePublished on November 11, 2011 by David A. Woerner
Excellent reappraisal of LBJ's Presidency. With the furore over health care, LBJ's achievements appear monumental. Read morePublished on April 18, 2010 by Voltaire
What can be said of Lyndon Johnson that has not already been said, over and over and over again? I have read, and actually have in my position, all of the major biographies of... Read morePublished on February 20, 2009 by D. Blankenship
If you are considering purchasing this book, you should understand in advance that the author has a strong bias towards LBJ which stands in the way of providing anything resembling... Read morePublished on November 14, 2008 by Herman Cost
Many,many, many layers. Author Woods sets out to create the ultimate LBJ biography, and partly succeeds. Read morePublished on April 22, 2008 by CJ
Randall B. Wood's brilliant biography of President Lyndon B. Johnson was ten years in the making, but came out at exactly the right time. As is the case with George W. Read morePublished on June 13, 2007 by Anne Colamosca
This is a substantial book--both in its length of 884 pages and the character of the man that it records. Read morePublished on February 3, 2007 by Jon Thomas