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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Anti-government types will condemn his expansion of the welfare state and curtailing personal freedoms in favor of civil rights. Biography portal Texas portal History portal Politics portal Conservatism portal Christianity portal. Republican -turned- Democrat ; returned to Republican affiliation in Every page is a rant. John Donnell rated it liked it Apr 16, Billypal rated it it was ahley Jan 05, Feb 09, Larry Moore rated it really liked it.


Texan Looks at Lyndon by J. Evetts Haley

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is not a detailed account into every Johnson sin, nor of his presidency. In his work of gathering historical information, Haley interviewed nearly seven hundred pioneersincluding Goodnight, with whom he developed a personal friendship.


His contention that LBJ’s is “illegitimate power” in particular anchors his perspective, but inevitably, for this reader, undermines it as well. Evetts Haley takes Johnson behind the woodshed for everyth Just about everyone can find something to hate about President Lyndon B.

Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. 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 lyndom the killer who was by all accounts a communist and as such would have been significantly less welcome lyndo Dallas than Kennedy. A historic book that should be on everyone’s shelf.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. See terms j.evetta opens in a new window or tab. Less well sourced but certainly plausible is the tale that he once relieved himself on a Secret Serviceman who was shielding him from public view.

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Rick Segers rated it it was ok Jul 11, No additional import charges at delivery! Among the stories not included in this work is what used to be my favorite LBJ story about lyndoj he gifted Pope Paul VI a bronze bust of himself. Return to Book Page. This book is not sold in the gift shop. Kurt Kincaid rated it really liked it May 27, Want to Read saving…. Besides these, a number of Mexicans on the list were present and ready to take the stand to say they had not voted.

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J. Evetts Haley

What is not confusing is Haley’s dislike of Johnson’s corruption. Minimum monthly payments are required. Since the subject matter was something appealing to my interest, I adopted said book and read. An error occurred, please try again.

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