The Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson, 1963-69
In this course, Professor Mark White (Queen Mary, University of London) explores the life, political career and presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson through five key questions: (1) How did Johnson rise to power?; (2) Why did Johnson go to war in Vietnam?; (3) Why could Johnson not win in Vietnam?; (4) Why did Johnson launch the Great Society and how successful was it?; and (5) What was Johnson's legacy?
 
What this playlist includes:
11 lectures across 2 courses.
All resources designed and delivered by university academics and researchers.
Courses and Lectures
1. The Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson, 1963-69
Prof. Mark White
QMUL
2. The Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson, 1963-69
Dr Thomas Tunstall Allcock
Manchester University
2.1. Introduction – 03:35
2.3. The Great Society – 09:50
2.4. The Civil Rights Movement – 11:20
2.5. The Vietnam War – 11:12
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