This companion offers an overview of Lyndon B. Johnson's life, presidency, and legacy, as well as a detailed look at the central arguments and scholarly debates from his term in office.
- Explores the legacy of Johnson and the historical significance of his years as president
- Covers the full range of topics, from the social and civil rights reforms of the Great Society to the increased American involvement in Vietnam
- Incorporates the dramatic new evidence that has come to light through the release of around 8,000 phone conversations and meetings that Johnson secretly recorded as President
Keywords: 20th Century America, American presidents, Vietnam, LBJ, the Great Society, Texas, Sixties, , JFK Assassination