Flawed Giant: Lyndon Johnson and His Times, 1961-1973

By Robert Dallek | Go to book overview

Index
NOTE: The following abbreviations are used in this index: LBJ--Lyndon B. Johnson; JFK--John F. Kennedy; RFK--Robert F. Kennedy.
ABC, 596
Abel, I. W., 303-4
Abrams, Creighton W., Jr., 506, 575, 582
Accomplishments: of LBJ, 231, 236-37, 278-79, 299, 300, 329-30, 339, 404, 518-19, 550-51, 589, 592, 593, 598
Acheson, Dean, 272, 273, 482, 492, 494, 496, 511
Ackley, Gardner, 5, 303, 306, 308, 393, 394, 400, 515
Adenauer, Konrad, 16, 19
Affirmative action, 222, 226, 624
Agger, Carol, 233-36
Agnew, Spiro, 605
Agriculture, 7, 24, 170, 196. See also Agriculture Department, U.S.
Agriculture Department, U.S., 39, 66, 333, 404
Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), 226, 227, 334
Aides/advisers, 56, 550-51, 598-99; as Kennedy holdovers, 65-66, 293; loyalty of, 158, 159-60, 293, 297, 301, 333, 606; LBJ's style with, 186, 188, 288, 296-97, 403, 441, 606; women as, 187; and elections of 1968, 545-47. See also specific person
Aiken, George, 432, 451, 452, 460
Aiken, Ralph, 153
Air pollution, 229, 230, 316-17, 401, 422, 551. See also Environment
Alabama: voting rights in, 212-19
Albert, Carl, 150, 192, 571, 573
Alliance for Progress, 56, 91-92, 96
Alsop, Joseph, 33, 234, 242, 244, 287, 298, 488, 492, 597
Alsop, Stewart, 124, 135
American Medical Association, 205, 207-8, 209, 210
American University: Fortas's appointment at, 563-64
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 84, 259
Anderson, Clinton, 65
Anderson, Marian, 3
Antiwar protests, 391, 427, 462, 487, 625; intensification of, 257-62, 278-80, 291, 364-71, 466-67, 485; influence on public opinion of, 279, 290-91, 466-68, 485-93; communist manipulation of, 281, 282, 352-53, 359, 366, 367, 452, 467, 488- 90, 577, 625, 627; and LBJ's emotional instability, 281-84, 374; LBJ's responses to, 281-84, 356, 359, 364-71, 383, 453, 466-68, 487-89; and pacification/ nation-building in Vietnam, 286, 287-88, 383; and reasons for fighting in Vietnam, 348-49; and escalation in Vietnam, 350-51, 375-76; and resumption of bombing, 350-51; and Humphrey's Vietnam trip, 357; and blame on LBJ, 364, 366, 390; and CIA, 366, 367, 380, 487, 489, 490; FBI investigations of, 366, 369, 375, 452, 467, 487, 488, 489, 490; and media/press, 367-69, 488; and omnipotence of U.S., 375-76; and peace initiatives/ Paris talks, 380-81, 466, 340-41, 577; and LBJ's personal safety, 383, 452; and Kosygin visit, 434; and stalemate in Vietnam, 443, 451-52, 466, 485- 93; on campuses, 451, 452; and credibility/secrecy, 452, 486, 490; campaign to discredit, 486-87; and Pentagon march, 487, 489; and liberals, 489-90; in Chicago, 573-74; and LBJ's post-presidential days, 610, 616-17
Apollo program, 418, 420, 422, 423-24, 425, 596, 605
Apple, R. W. (Johnnie), 474-76, 493
Appointments. See specific person
Approval ratings: and JFK-LBJ transition, 59; and Great Society, 84; and elections of 1964, 127, 138, 168, 169; in South, 127; and Vietnam, 147, 290, 340, 360, 362, 364, 373-74, 375, 376, 385, 386, 390, 450, 462, 474, 479, 486, 499, 506-7, 522, 526, 528, 570; after elections of 1964, 185; and media/ press, 294, 396-97; and elections of 1966, 335, 336, 337, 390; and LBJ's style, 386, 519; and economic/ fiscal issues, 394, 395, 396; and urban riots, 418; and antiwar protests, 462; and elections of 1968, 522, 523, 525, 526, 528, 570, 573, 589
Arafat, Yasir, 426
Arms control, 433, 436, 438, 453, 539, 555, 596
Army Corps of Engineers, 314, 315
Arnett, Peter, 279, 287
Arts and humanities, 226, 230, 236, 281, 625
Ascoli, Max, 267
Asia: LBJ's trips to, 12, 13-15, 338, 339. See also Southeast Asia; specific nation
Assassination: of JFK, 46-53, 54, 56, 83, 112, 136, 236, 520, 611; LBJ's fears about, 53; of King, 533- 34; of RFK, 547-48
Associated Press, 192
Astrodome: LBJ speech at, 589-90
Austin, Paul J., 560
Australia: LBJ trip to, 500
Backlash, 133, 221-26, 324, 412, 519
Baker, Robert G. (Bobby), 38, 40-44, 58, 125-26, 130, 140, 168, 178
Bailey, John, 571
Bailey, Joseph W., 183
Baker, Russell, 4, 368, 624
Baldwin, Hanson, 269
Ball, George, 97-98, 238, 264, 542-43. See also Ball, George--and Vietnam
Ball, George--and Vietnam, 104, 279, 374, 577; and Tonkin Gulf Resolution, 147-48, 149, 151, 155; and assessment of options, 241, 248, 273, 274-75, 291, 494, 496; and escalation of commitments, 250, 251, 268, 270, 271-72, 350, 374; and "peace offensive," 346, 347, 348
Barrett, Bill, 302
Bashir Ahmad, 15, 16
Bay of Pigs, 16, 17, 20, 86, 94, 97
Bayh, Birch, 523
Beautification program, 229-30, 422
Beech, Keyes, 465
Belaguer, Joaquin, 267

-737-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Flawed Giant: Lyndon Johnson and His Times, 1961-1973
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • 1 - The Most Insignificant Office 3
  • 2 - From JFK to Lbj 54
  • 3 - Landslide Lyndon 122
  • 4 - King of the Hill 185
  • 5 - Foreign Policy Dilemmas 238
  • 6 - Retreat from the Great Society 293
  • 7 - Lyndon Johnson's War, 340
  • 8 - A Sea of Troubles 391
  • 9 - Stalemate 443
  • 10 - Last Hurrahs 494
  • 11 - Unfinished Business 550
  • 12 - After the Fall 601
  • Afterword 624
  • Sources 629
  • Abbreviations Used in Notes 645
  • Notes 647
  • Index 737
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
/ 756

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.