Means of Ascent: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
In the second volume, the author reveals some of the more extreme grotesqueries of American politics. For this is the time when Johnson created for himself a much exaggerated record as a war hero, when he and his wife Lady Bird made themselves rich by juggling radio station licences. And it is the time when Johnson fought for - and won, by 87 dubious votes - his first seat in the US Senate, in an election whose c orruption was legendary even by Texas standards.
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Review: Means of Ascent (The Years of Lyndon Johnson #2)User Review - Marty - Goodreads
Caro is such a fantastic writer, and I'm glad I finally am deep into this excellent series on LBJ. It has left me with such profound disappointment for the man. Nonetheless, I'm grateful for the chance to finally read this set. I can't wait to start volume three. Read full review
Review: Means of Ascent (The Years of Lyndon Johnson #2)User Review - Katy - Goodreads
I read Vol. 1 of this series a year ago, and finally picked up Vol. 2 this fall. Although the author is decidedly biased against liking Lyndon Johnson as a person, the book still astonishes with its ... Read full review