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    • The Path to Power

    • The Years of Lyndon Johnson
    • By: Robert A. Caro
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 40 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,499
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      5 out of 5 stars 1,368
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      5 out of 5 stars 1,365

    This is the story of the rise to national power of a desperately poor young man from the Texas Hill Country. The Path to Power reveals in extraordinary detail the genesis of the almost superhuman drive, energy, and ambition that set LBJ apart. It follows him from the Hill Country to New Deal Washington, from his boyhood through the years of the Depression to his debut as Congressman, his heartbreaking defeat in his first race for the Senate, and his attainment, nonetheless, at age 31, of the national power for which he hungered.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just fantastic...

    • By Casper Paludan on 07-30-14

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Master of the Senate - The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume III (Part 1 of a 3-Part Recording)

    • By: Robert A. Caro
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,100
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      5 out of 5 stars 882
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      5 out of 5 stars 890

    Master of the Senate carries Lyndon Johnson's story through one of its most remarkable periods: his 12 years, from 1949 to 1960, in the United States Senate. Once the most august and revered body in politics, by the time Johnson arrived the Senate had become a parody of itself and an obstacle that for decades had blocked desperately needed liberal legislation. Caro shows how Johnson's brilliance, charm, and ruthlessness enabled him to become the youngest and most powerful Majority Leader in history.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • combine these into one book

    • By Hoppie on 03-15-14

    Regular price: $34.60

    • Master of the Senate - The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume III (Part 2 of a 3-Part Recording)

    • By: Robert A. Caro
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 18 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 798
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      5 out of 5 stars 654
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    Master of the Senate carries Lyndon Johnson's story through one of its most remarkable periods: his 12 years, from 1949 to 1960, in the United States Senate. Once the most august and revered body in politics, by the time Johnson arrived the Senate had become a parody of itself and an obstacle that for decades had blocked desperately needed liberal legislation. Caro shows how Johnson's brilliance, charm, and ruthlessness enabled him to become the youngest and most powerful majority leader in history.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • An off-read for one of the best!

    • By David on 03-28-14

    Regular price: $30.60

    • Means of Ascent

    • The Years of Lyndon Johnson
    • By: Robert A. Caro
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 22 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,187
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      5 out of 5 stars 1,060
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      5 out of 5 stars 1,062

    Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson continues - one of the richest, most intensive, and most revealing examinations ever undertaken of an American President. The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer/historian carries Johnson through his service in World War II and the foundation of his long-concealed fortune and the facts behind the myths he created about it. But the explosive heart of the book is Caro's revelation of the true story of the fiercely contested 1948 senatorial election.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "If You Do Everything, You'll Win"

    • By Abdur Abdul-Malik on 12-29-13

    Regular price: $34.94

    • The Passage of Power

    • The Years of Lyndon Johnson
    • By: Robert A. Caro
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 32 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,955
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,691
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,682

    The Passage of Power follows Lyndon Johnson through both the most frustrating and the most triumphant periods of his career - 1958 to 1964. It is a time that would see him trade the extraordinary power he had created for himself as Senate Majority Leader for what became the wretched powerlessness of a Vice President in an administration that disdained and distrusted him. Yet it was, as well, the time in which the presidency, the goal he had always pursued, would be thrust upon him in the moment it took an assassin’s bullet to reach its mark.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • From Powerful to Powerless

    • By Abdur Abdul-Malik on 05-08-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Building the Great Society

    • Inside Lyndon Johnson's White House
    • By: Joshua Zeitz
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    The author of Lincoln's Boys takes us inside Lyndon Johnson's White House to show how the legendary Great Society programs were actually put into practice: Team of Rivals for LBJ. The personalities behind every burst of 1960s liberal reform - from civil rights and immigration reform, to Medicare and Head Start - and what we'll lose if those programs are dismantled.

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Triumph and Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson

    • The White House Years
    • By: Joseph A. Califano Jr.
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 17 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    President Lyndon Johnson was bigger than life - and no one who worked for him or was subjected to the "Johnson treatment" ever forgot it. As Johnson's "Deputy President of Domestic Affairs", Joseph A. Califano's unique relationship with the president greatly enriches our understanding of our 36th president. Califano shows listeners LBJ's commitment to economic and social revolution, and his willingness to do whatever it took to achieve his goals.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LBJ The Greatest President of 20th century

    • By David W. Goldstein on 07-28-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Master of the Senate - The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume III (Part 3 of a 3-Part Recording)

    • By: Robert A. Caro
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 18 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 869
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      5 out of 5 stars 706
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    Master of the Senate carries Lyndon Johnson's story through one of its most remarkable periods: his 12 years, from 1949 to 1960, in the United States Senate. Once the most august and revered body in politics, by the time Johnson arrived the Senate had become a parody of itself and an obstacle that for decades had blocked desperately needed liberal legislation. Caro shows how Johnson's brilliance, charm, and ruthlessness enabled him to become the youngest and most powerful Majority Leader in history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Senior Senator from Texas Musters the Senate

    • By Darwin8u on 11-03-17

    Regular price: $30.60

    • Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream

    • The Most Revealing Portrait of a President and Presidential Power Ever Written
    • By: Doris Kearns Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman, Jim Frangione
    • Length: 17 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 215
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 199
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      4 out of 5 stars 199

    Doris Kearns Goodwin's classic life of Lyndon Johnson, who presided over the Great Society, the Vietnam War, and other defining moments in the tumultuous 1960s, is a monument in political biography. From the moment the author, then a young woman from Harvard, first encountered President Johnson at a White House dance in the spring of 1967, she became fascinated by the man - his character, his enormous energy and drive, and his manner of wielding these gifts in an endless pursuit of power.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Unfortunately simple slant.

    • By Lynda Rands on 01-22-17

    Regular price: $28.34

    • Master of the Senate

    • The Years of Lyndon Johnson
    • By: Robert A. Caro
    • Narrated by: Stephen Lang
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Master of the Senate carries Lyndon Johnson's story through one of its most remarkable periods: his 12 years in the U.S. Senate. At the heart of the book is its unprecedented revelation of how legislative power works in America, how the Senate works, and how Johnson, in his ascent to the presidency, mastered the Senate as no political leader before him had ever done. "There is something uniquely mesmerizing about the wily, combative Lyndon Johnson as portrayed by Caro," says Publishers Weekly.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Abridgement bad

    • By Shelly Brisbin on 09-05-04

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Reaching for Glory

    • Lyndon Johnson's Secret White House Tapes, 1964-65
    • By: Michael Beschloss
    • Narrated by: Lyndon Johnson, Michael Beschloss
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 193
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Reaching for Glory lets us eavesdrop on LBJ's private, often tortured thoughts during the most crucial year of his presidency - when his dreams of being hailed as the equal of Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Roosevelt were destroyed by the war in Vietnam. These original recordings, presented side by side with the stories behind them, offer unprecedented insight into the Johnson presidency.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An intimate glimpse into history

    • By Jonah on 01-28-03

    Regular price: $21.27

    • American Legends

    • The Life of Lyndon B. Johnson
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ian H. Shattuck
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Few have had a political career that can even come close to rivaling Lyndon B. Johnson. Johnson is one of only four Americans to serve as a House Rep, US Senator, Vice President and President, and he made the most out of each experience. The hard-nosed Texas Democrat became one of the legendary strongmen in the Senate, mastering that political body from 1949-1961 and spending six years as Senate Majority Leader, two as Senate Minority Leader, and two as Senate Majority Whip.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Coma Inducing Narrator-Beware

    • By fadednotebook67 on 05-27-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Act of War

    • Lyndon Johnson, North Korea, and the Capture of the Spy Ship Pueblo
    • By: Jack Cheevers
    • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 143

    In 1968, a small, dilapidated American spy ship set out on a dangerous mission to pinpoint military radar stations along the coast of North Korea. Packed with advanced surveillance equipment and classified intelligence documents, the USS Pueblo was poorly armed and lacked backup by air or sea. Its crew, led by a charismatic, hard-drinking, ex-submarine officer named Pete Bucher, was made up mostly of untested sailors in their teens and twenties.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mesmerizing book

    • By Jean on 09-18-14
    • Lyndon Johnson, North Korea, and the Capture of the Spy Ship Pueblo
    • By: Jack Cheevers
    • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
    • Release date: 12-03-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 159 ratings

    Regular price: $18.87

    • LBJ's Neglected Legacy

    • How Lyndon Johnson Reshaped Domestic Policy and Government
    • By: Robert H. Wilson, Laurence E. Lynn Jr., Norman J. Glickman
    • Narrated by: Randall R. Berner
    • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    During the five full years of his presidency (1964 - 1968), Lyndon Johnson initiated a breathtaking array of domestic policies and programs, including such landmarks as the Civil Rights Act, Head Start, Food Stamps, Medicare and Medicaid, the Immigration Reform Act, the Water Quality Act, the Voting Rights Act, Social Security reform, and Fair Housing.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Fierce Urgency of Now

    • Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society
    • By: Julian E. Zelizer
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    The Fierce Urgency of Now animates the full spectrum of forces at play during these turbulent years, including religious groups, the media, conservative and liberal political action groups, unions, and civil rights activists. Above all, the great character in the audiobook whose role rivals Johnson's is Congress - indeed, Zelizer argues that our understanding of the Great Society program is too Johnson-centric.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Great Speeches by the Presidents of the United States, Vol. 1

    • By: SpeechWorks
    • Narrated by: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    A day that will live in infamy.... Nothing to fear but fear itself.... Ask not what your country can do for you.... Ich bin ein Berliner.... Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall. From Franklin Delano Roosevelt to Barack Obama, this collection features original speeches by the presidents of the United States. These are actual historic recordings. The sound quality represents the available audio technology of the era and varies by recording.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • inspiring, it helped to understand my parents

    • By Hound Computer Solutions on 11-20-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Taking Charge

    • The Johnson White House Tapes, 1963-1964
    • By: Michael R. Beschloss
    • Narrated by: Michael R. Beschloss
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    Taking Charge brings you into the room with an American political legend, still hated and revered a quarter century after his death. We hear Lyndon Johnson as he schemes and blusters, rewards and punishes, and reveals a bedrock core of unshakable political beliefs.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great as an audiobook

    • By Amanda on 11-22-11

    Regular price: $26.60

    • History for Kids: A Biography of Lyndon B. Johnson for Children

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Tracey Norman
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Of all the politicians who have left their mark on American history, few have had a political career or list of accomplishments and accolades that can even come close to rivaling Lyndon B. Johnson. Johnson is one of only four Americans to serve as a House Rep, US Senator, Vice President, and President, and he made the most out of each experience. The hard-nosed Texas Democrat became one of the legendary strongmen in the Senate. A fateful chain of events propelled then propelled Johnson from Capitol Hill to the White House.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Lyndon B. Johnson

    • By: John L. Bullion
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    President Lyndon B. Johnson, who was sworn in aboard Air Force One hours after JFK’s assassination in Dallas, used his ample skills in cajoling and arm-twisting to push through the most significant civil rights legisla­tion in American history, in the form of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, after Kennedy’s death.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • President Lyndon B. Johnson's Last State of the Union

    • By: President Lyndon B. Johnson
    • Narrated by: John Greenman
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908-January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th president of the United States (1963-1969), a position he assumed after his service as the 37th vice president (1961-1963). Johnson, a Democrat from Texas, served as a United States representative from 1937 to 1949 and as a United States senator from 1949 to 1961, including six years as Senate majority leader, two as Senate minority leader, and two as Senate majority whip.

    Regular price: $7.13

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