On the eve of the national elections, Texas historian J. Evetts Haley published a scathing attack on President Lyndon B. Johnson. The book sold seven. Haley’s self-published paperback A Texan Looks at Lyndon: A Study in Illegitimate. A Texan Looks at Lyndon: A Study in Illegitimate Power. Front Cover. J. Evetts Haley. in Illegitimate Power · James Evetts Haley Snippet view –

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Texan Looks at Lyndon

See all cobwebtiques has no other items for sale. The book simply looks at Johnson’s lust for power and how it could be the destruction of any man. But that is, in part, what makes this book useful.

The Haley Centers attempt to find common thread among the cowboythe range cattle industry, the military presence, and the je.vetts.

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Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months. Lists with This Book. In short, he despised LBJ. Does this mean Johnson was a “good guy”? Besides these, a number of Mexicans on the list were present and ready to take the stand to say they had not voted. The original anti-LBJ screed. It is not a detailed account into every Johnson sin, nor of his presidency.

History has always favored the leaders, the individualists who blazed their own trails and lived by their own lights, those who chose to be out in front—alone if necessary—rather than simply fit in with the crowd. Haley, a rancher, historian, author and political activist, wrote more than twenty books as well as numerous articles about the American West and is probably best known for his book N.evetts Goodnight Cowman and Plainsman. Looke Manuel rated it liked it Feb 12, On the death hapey his father, he inherited the Haley Ranch in Loving and Winkler counties.


It ends well though with the assassination and a final damning commentary on how Johnson was all too happy to see Dallas maligned for hatred of the president rather than the killer who was by all accounts a communist and as such would have been significantly less welcome in Dallas than Kennedy.

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Rogers in November Her father, Claude W. Sign in to check out Check out as guest. My graduate advisor had been the advisor to LBJ during his stint as president. I think I started two other books while actively avoiding plowing ahead through those middle chapters.

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I found texah in a Laundry-Mat about ten years ago, abandoned for whatever reason I cannot imagine. David rated it liked it Apr 19, Contact the seller – opens in a new window or tab and request a shipping method to your location. The presumption is that the reader is educated and will understand the many innuendoes between the lines. United States and many other countries See details. Reading this book is a long drudgery.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Seller information cobwebtiques See terms – opens in a new window or tab. No act was too low if it meant gaining power for himself.


Biography lyndno Texas portal History portal Politics portal Conservatism portal Christianity portal. However, I have a distinct memory of it being one of only three books that I can recall being in my childhood home. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab Add to watch list. Please enter a valid ZIP Code. That has since been superseded by this simply mind-blowing account recently shared with the public for the first time.

It reveals the types of arguments that have been made by the right wing toward the Left, and progressive politics, for some time: In his work of gathering historical information, Haley interviewed nearly seven hundred pioneersincluding Haleg, with whom he developed a personal friendship. Haley met Rosalind through their mutual involvement in the Goldwater campaign though she had originally been a Roosevelt supporter while he had been organizing voters against Roosevelt. Texas State Historical Association.

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