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Author Rothman, Hal, 1958-2007.
Title LBJ's Texas White House : "our heart's home" / Hal K. Rothman.
Imprint College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2001]
©2001
Edition First edition.

Author Rothman, Hal, 1958-2007.
Subject Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 -- Homes and haunts -- Texas -- Texas Hill Country.
LBJ Ranch House (Tex.)
Ranch life -- Texas -- Texas Hill Country.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Texas Hill Country (Tex.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park (Tex.)
Description 1 online resource (viii, 300 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Contents Buntons, Baineses, Johnsons, and the Hill Country -- Buying the Family Ranch -- The Senate Years: Creating a Mythic Place from an Actual One, 1951-60 -- The Vice President's Ranch -- Creating the First Remote White House -- The President's Palace: The Ranch Day-to-Day, 1963-69 -- A Slice of Real America: Showcasing the Ranch during the Presidency -- Eastern Media and the Man from Texas: The Ranch as a Cross-Cultural Experience -- The Ranch as a Haven -- "Eight Hundred Yards up the Road": The Ranch and Retirement, 1969-73 -- Epilogue: Power and Place in American Culture.
Summary In this detailed account of how the Johnson Ranch was used during LBJ's years in public office, readers will learn who visited, how they were fed and entertained, and how LBJ conducted the nation's business while there. Readers will get a fascinating interpretation of how the ranch influenced LBJ's self-image, promoted his rags-to-riches story, and gave him in retirement the one thing he truly craved: control.
Note English.
ISBN 1585449490 (electronic bk.)
9781585449491 (electronic bk.)
1585441414 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781585441419 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 50668386
Additional Format Print version: Rothman, Hal, 1958-2007. LBJ's Texas White House. 1st ed. College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2001 1585441414 (DLC) 2001001839 (OCoLC)46650975.


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