The White House Looks South

The White House Looks South

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Lyndon B. Johnson

eBook - 2005
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Perhaps not southerners in the usual sense, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, and Lyndon B. Johnson each demonstrated a political style and philosophy that helped them influence the South and unite the country in ways that few other presidents have. Combining vivid biography and political insight, William E. Leuchtenburg offers an engaging account of relations between these three presidents and the South while also tracing how the region came to embrace a national perspective without losing its distinctive sense of place. According to Leuchtenburg, each man "had one foot below the Mason-D.
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2005
ISBN: 9780807135273
0807135275
9780807151426
0807151424
0807130796
9780807132869
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 667 pages)

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