Landslide

Landslide

LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of A New America

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014
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In this riveting work of narrative nonfiction, Jonathan Darman tells the story of two giants of American politics, Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan, and how these two men changed American politics forever.

Baker & Taylor
Examines the intertwined stories of Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan during a pivotal time in the mid-1960s, demonstrating how each contributed to the dismantling of the American tradition of consensus politics.

Findaway World Llc
The liberal and the conservative. The deal-making arm twister and the cool communicator. The Texas rancher and the Hollywood star. Opposites in politics and style, Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan shared a defining impulse: to set forth a grand story of America, a story in which he could be the hero. In the tumultuous days after the Kennedy assassination, Johnson and Reagan each, in turn, seized the chance to offer the country a new vision for the future. Bringing to life their vivid personalities and the anxious mood of America in a radically transformative time, Darman shows how, in promising the impossible, Johnson and Reagan jointly dismantled the long American tradition of consensus politics and ushered in a new era of fracture. History comes to life in Darman's vivid, fly-on-the wall storytelling.



From Johnson's election in 1964, the greatest popular-vote landslide in American history, to the pivotal 1966 midterms, when Reagan burst forth onto the national stage, Landslide brings alive a country transformed-by riots, protests, the rise of television, and the shattering of consensus-and the two towering personalities whose choices in those moments would reverberate through the country for decades to come.

Publisher: New York : Random House, [2014]
ISBN: 9781494522919
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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