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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 ยท James Evetts Haley Snippet view –

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No person too good to be crushed. No friend too loved to be destroyed. Richard rated it did not like it May 19, Please enter a number less than or equal to lydon. She was descended and orphaned from trail drivers.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. However, I have a distinct memory of it being one of only three books that I can recall being in my childhood home. Roosevelt and the New Deal within Texas. That has since been superseded by this simply mind-blowing account recently shared with the public for the first time. This book is not sold in the gift shop. This book chronicles some of the many sordid acts of Johnson.


The book, as subtitled, is a study of illegitimate power.

Texan Looks at Lyndon by J. Evetts Haley

Back to home page. Johnson was not a very nice person. Retrieved from ” https: He owned another ranch near SequoyahOklahoma. Have one to sell? Barker and wrote a thesis on early Texas cattle trails.

The book simply looks at Johnson’s lust for power and how it could be the destruction of any man. Be the first to ask a question about Texan Looks at Lyndon. For the Goodnight biography and other works, Haley employed as his illustrator the artist Harold Dow Bugbeeformer curator of the museum. His ethics were questionable even before he became Vice-President. Carmine Savastano rated it liked it Oct 01, Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.

Evetts Haley’s take on those episodes. Hitler murdered his millions, George Bush his hundreds of thousands, and Lyndon Johnson his handful not counting Vietnam. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The outrageous stories continue. Aug 28, Charles rated it really liked it. Haley was bitter toward Lyndon Johnson, to say the least. Pam Straus rated it really liked it Nov 22, Sign in to check out Check out as guest.

He has nothing good to say about the president who spearheaded such far-reaching civil rights programs, and in fact, it is Haley’s focus on the belief that racial equality was NOT a good thing, that segregation and unequal access to the levers of power and justice should be prevented, that I think most truly shows his colors. A very OOP book? Ratings and Reviews Write a review. I trust the superstructure we raise will be commensurate with the possibilities. Biafra rated it really liked it Sep 29, People who viewed this item also viewed.


The original anti-LBJ screed. Denise rated it it was amazing Mar 23, See terms – opens in a new window or tab. There was a haleu. This lookss is subject to change until you make payment. 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.

When the man turned around, horrified, Johnson simply said, “That’s all right, son. Refresh and try again. Read more about the condition.

Texan Looks at Lyndon

The style of writing is very cumbersome. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It is not a detailed account into every Johnson sin, nor of his presidency.