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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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Want to Read saving…. Among the stories not included in this work is what used to be my favorite LBJ story about how he gifted Pope Paul VI a bronze bust of himself. Texas State Historical Association. I often muse on the presence of those two books during childhood as they relate to my present day career social worker and interests as an adult.

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Skip to main content. Evetts Haley], to the delight of the crowd, complained that the chairman of the meeting had turned moderate: But consider how Haley describes the controversial voter rolls in Jim Wells County where candidate Johnson ultimately took an 86 vote lead he would not byy Haley determined Goodnight to have been baley man of greatness and claimed that Goodnight’s detractors were less-than-successful persons envious of Goodnight’s achievement and bearing.

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Littlefield, Texana biography of cattleman George W. Setting aside the subject matter for a moment, this book is simply well written.

Subject to credit approval. Haley drove a Model T to various homes and businesses in the Panhandle and asked for historical materials for donation to the museum.

Read more about the condition. This makes for tough reading, especially fifty years after the fact. He also managed the Atarque and Clochintoh ranches in New Mexico.


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It is a good education into our 36th president. Evetts Haley takes Johnson behind the woodshed for everyth Just about everyone can find something to hate about President Lyndon B. Evetts Llyndon takes Johnson behind the woodshed for everything from how he bought his ranch, to how he won his first election to the senate, to the deals he cut to keep competition off the airwaves in Austin where Lady Bird was building a media empire.

Texan Looks at Lyndon

Since the subject matter was something appealing to my interest, I adopted said book and read. He also purchased a small ranch of his own in Hutchinson County near Borger in the northern Panhandle. No friend too loved to be destroyed. He ah as the field secretary for the Panhandle-Plains Historical Society and interviewed area pioneers for a lasting legacy and archive of the Texas Panhandle region.

When the man turned around, horrified, Johnson simply said, “That’s all right, son.