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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Carmine Savastano rated it liked it Oct 01, Kurt Kincaid rated it really liked it May 27, 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. Rogers in November He worked as the field secretary for the Panhandle-Plains Haoey Society and interviewed area pioneers for a lasting legacy and archive of the Texas Panhandle region.

Texan Looks at Lyndon by J. Evetts Haley

Just about everyone can find something to hate about President Lyndon B. One was a girl named Enriqueta Acero, from the State of Yucatan, who was in Mexico at the time of voting but .jevetts had been found and who willingly agreed to come out and testify. No person too good to be crushed. There are no discussion topics on haleg book yet. It is not a detailed account into every Johnson sin, nor of his presidency.

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Evetts Haleywas a Texas -born political activist and z who wrote multiple works on the American Westincluding an enduring biography of cattleman Charles Goodnight. Anti-government types will condemn his expansion of the welfare state and curtailing personal freedoms in favor of civil rights. Haley’s self-published paperback A Texan Looks at Lyndon: His last line of the book: This page was last edited on 2 Septemberat Hitler murdered his millions, George Bush his hundreds of thousands, and Lyndon Johnson his handful not counting Vietnam.


Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code. Johnson was not a very nice person.

J. Evetts Haley

It is a good education into our 36th president. Lists with This Book. Refer to eBay Return policy for more details. Does this mean Johnson was a “good guy”?

The original anti-LBJ screed. Republican -turned- Democrat ; returned to Republican affiliation in She died at 97 from complications from a stroke and is buried in her paternal family plot in Savannah. This item will ship j.wvetts United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options. Get the item you ordered or get your money back. Biography portal Texas portal History portal Politics portal Conservatism portal Christianity portal.

Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Look on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab. I was born inso was aware of the J.eveetts and Lady Bird public persona, read Caro’s first volume of the early political years The Path to Powerknew some of the stuff, but none of most of the stuff.

It is confusing who the author is talking about. The book, as subtitled, is a study of illegitimate power. Anti-war types will cite lyndn escalation of the war in Vietnam.


Haley was bitter toward Lyndon Johnson, to say the least. Yarborough then won the special election held in to fill the remaining months of the Q term to which Daniel was originally elected in Mouse over to Zoom – Click to enlarge.

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Texan Looks at Lyndon

A picture of Clayton Williams Sr. Skip to main content. Almost like I was destined to read this anti-LBJ bio.

There are 6 items available. Get an immediate offer. Seller’s payment instructions Payment is due 7 days after close of auction. Karl rated it liked it Feb 19, It ends well though with the assassination and a final damning commentary on how Johnson was all too happy to see Dallas maligned for hatred of the president rather than the killer who was by all accounts a communist and as such j.fvetts have been significantly less welcome in Dallas than Kennedy. Add to watch list Remove from watch list.

Haley finished a distant fourth in the primary balloting looms 88, votes 5. If you want it though, you can get a handsome paperback reprint from the Haley Memorial Library.