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The Resource Freedom's pragmatist : Lyndon Johnson and civil rights, Sylvia Ellis

Freedom's pragmatist : Lyndon Johnson and civil rights, Sylvia Ellis

Label
Freedom's pragmatist : Lyndon Johnson and civil rights
Title
Freedom's pragmatist
Title remainder
Lyndon Johnson and civil rights
Statement of responsibility
Sylvia Ellis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Lyndon B. Johnson made several major contributions to the black freedom struggle during his time in the White House. He provided much-needed moral leadership on racial equality; secured the passage of landmark civil rights acts that ended legal segregation and ensured voting rights for blacks; pushed for affirmative action; introduced antipoverty, education, and health programs that benefited all; and made important and symbolic appointments of African Americans to key political positions. This examination of Johnson's life from childhood through his lengthy career in politics argues that place, historical context, and personal ambition are the keys to understanding his stance on civil rights. Johnson's viewpoint, in turn, is essential to understanding the history of civil rights in the United States --
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Provided by Publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
FUG/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ellis, Sylvia
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Lyndon B.
  • Presidents
  • Civil rights movements
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights
Label
Freedom's pragmatist : Lyndon Johnson and civil rights, Sylvia Ellis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Formative experiences: childhood and early career -- Civil rights in Texas: the House years -- Civil rights at the national level: the Senate years -- The road to Damascus: the Vice Presidency, 1960-1963 -- Firing the presidential cannons: the White House, 1963-1965 -- The limits of liberalism: the White House, 1965-1968
Control code
FIEb17448827
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 328 pages
Isbn
9780813044569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)827841507
Label
Freedom's pragmatist : Lyndon Johnson and civil rights, Sylvia Ellis
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Formative experiences: childhood and early career -- Civil rights in Texas: the House years -- Civil rights at the national level: the Senate years -- The road to Damascus: the Vice Presidency, 1960-1963 -- Firing the presidential cannons: the White House, 1963-1965 -- The limits of liberalism: the White House, 1965-1968
Control code
FIEb17448827
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 328 pages
Isbn
9780813044569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)827841507

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