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Title:
LBJ's 1968 : power, politics, and the presidency in America's year of upheaval
Author:
Longley, Kyle, author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Physical Description:
xv, 361 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- A nation on the brink : the State of the Union Address, January 1968 -- Those dirty bastards, are they trying to embarrass us? : the Pueblo Incident, January-December 1968 -- Tet : a very near thing, January-March 1968 -- As a result, I will not seek reelection : the March 31, 1968 speech -- The days the earth stood still : the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., April 1968 -- He hated him, but he loved him : the assassination of Robert Kennedy, June 1968 -- The big stumble : the Fortas Affair, June-October 1968 -- The tanks are rolling : Czechoslovakia crushed, August 1968 -- The perfect disaster : the Democratic National Convention, August 1968 -- Is this treason? : the October surprise that wasn't, October-December 1968 -- The last dance, January 1969 -- Conclusion.
ISBN:
9781107193031

9781316643471
Format :
Book