LBJ's Texas White House

"Our Heart's Home."

978-1-62349-717-0 Paperback
6.125 x 9.25. 320 pp. 16 b&w photos.
Pub Date: 09/26/2018
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2001 Award of Merit for the Best Book Published on Texas, presented by the Philosphical Society of Texas
“By centering imaginatively around the ranch and its environs in that unique American region of the Hill Country of Texas, Rothman offers a useful approach to understanding the always fascinating Lyndon Johnson.”—Journal of American History

“Rothman does a good job of proving the importance of ‘the home place’ in the America of the 1960s. . . . Johnson wanted a place where he could be biggest and always right, and the ranch was–and during his five-year presidency became even more so–that place.”—Wichita Falls Times Record News

“Mr. Rothman does a nice job of explaining the politics of place, as well as describing the appeal of life on the LBJ Ranch.”—The Dallas Morning News

Published by Texas A&M University Press