Lady Bird Johnson (First Ladies)

by Joanne Mattern

Publisher: Checkerboard Books

Written in English
Cover of: Lady Bird Johnson (First Ladies) | Joanne Mattern
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Subjects:

  • Juvenile Political Science,
  • Juvenile Women"s Studies,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Political,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Women,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Presidents" spouses,
  • United States,
  • Women
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12500717M
ISBN 101599287951
ISBN 109781599287959
OCLC/WorldCa86038164

  DAVIES: Robert Caro has written biographies of Robert Moses and Lyndon Johnson. His book, "Working," is now out in paperback. Lady Bird, about Johnson.   JFK A look at Novem When Johnson arrived home that evening, Lady Bird came downstairs with a drink and popcorn. The .   Lady Bird Johnson is one of America's most popular and respected First Ladies. Known first and foremost as an environmentalist, she founded the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas, which serves people all over the country as a clearinghouse of information about the preservation and use of native plants.5/5(2).   A woman holding a LET'S GROUND LADY BIRD sign jabs at Mrs. Johnson's face. Some are spitting. Johnson looks at the contorted faces and Lady Bird flinches. Suddenly, she loses composure and begins shouting back at the crowd, but her husband quickly presses his smothering hand over her face. He leans close to her ear.

Johnson, Lady Bird, , Author Scope & Content This annotated typed transcript of Mrs. Johnson's tape recorded account of the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated served as her official statement to the Warren Commission, the organization created to investigate the assassination. MICHAEL BESCHLOSS: The s -- civil rights, assassinations, riots, and Vietnam -- at the epicenter, stood Lyndon Baines Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird. He was an overpowering man with a huge ego. “Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them”.

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Russell's engaging new biography of Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson, written in part as a corrective to Robert Caro's multi-volume LBJ bio, Path to Power, is an attempt to move its subject out from under her husband's shadow/5(28).

Lady Bird Johnson book chapters such as "Motherless Child," "A Ten-Week Affair," and "LBJ's Midlife Crisis," Lady Bird sheds new light on Mrs. Johnson's childhood, on her amazing acumen as a businesswoman, and on the central role she played in her husband's life and political career.

A vital link to the Kennedys during LBJ's uneasy tenure as vice president and a voice of conscience on civil rights, Lady Bird Johnson book Bird is portrayed here Cited by: 4. Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight.

Julia Sweig. Rating details 5 ratings 4 reviews. A magisterial portrait of Lady Bird Johnson, and a major reevaluation of the profound yet underappreciated impact the First Lady's political instincts had on LBJ's presidency/5.

Lady Bird Johnson's odyssey is one of personal and intellectual growth, political and financial ambition, and a shared life with Lyndon Baines Johnson, one of the most complicated, volatile, and powerful presidents of the 20th century/5(22).

Unique among presidents' wives, Lady Bird Johnson was not only one of the leading environmentalists of the twentieth century, she also redefined the institution of First Lady. In this first book in an innovative new series, Lewis Gould shows why Mrs.

Johnson ranks with Eleanor Roosevelt as a significant innovator of the First Lady role/5. This is a biography of the Johnson marriage as experienced by Lady Bird. Betty Boyd Caroli clearly admires Lady Bird and presents her views, commitment to her husband and her sacrifice for him in a favorable light.

First you get a short family history and childhood/young adult sketch of each. You learn how they got together and their attraction.4/5. In this look at the life of Lady Bird Johnson, author Betty Boyd Caroli captures the unique relationship between the president and the first lady.

The photo on the cover does must to tell the story of "Bird" who - for the public - was behind the scenes, but in reality the engine that kept LBJ going/5().

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Lady Bird Johnson, née Claudia Alta Taylor, (born DecemKarnack, Texas, U.S.—died JAustin, Texas), American first lady (–69), the wife of Lyndon B.

Johnson, 36th president of the United States, and an environmentalist noted for her emphasis on beautification. Britannica Explores. Lady Bird Johnson is the author of A White House Diary ( avg rating, 82 ratings, 14 reviews, published ), Wildflowers Across America ( avg ra 4/5.

Long obscured by her husband’s shadow, Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson emerges in this first comprehensive biography as a figure of surprising influence and the centering force for LBJ, a. Lady Bird Johnson's odyssey is one of personal and intellectual growth, political and financial ambition, and a shared life with Lyndon Baines Johnson, one of the most complicated, volatile, and powerful presidents of the 20th century.

Photograph of Lady Bird Johnson signing her book, A White House Diary. Lyndon Johnson sits to the right at the table, and other people are visible behind : Norman Dietel. A magisterial portrait of Lady Bird Johnson, and a major reevaluation of the profound yet underappreciated impact the First Lady's political instincts had on LBJ's the spring ofPresident Lyndon B.

Johnson had a decision to make. Just months after moving into Brand: Random House Publishing Group. Lewis L. Gould, University of Texas professor and author of Lady Bird Johnson and the Environmental Movement, wrote in his preface: "If a man in the s had been involved with an environmental movement such as highway beautification, had changed the appearance of a major American city, had addressed the problems of black inner-city youth and had campaigned tirelessly to enhance national Location: La Crosse Ave Austin United States.

A revealing biography of Lady Bird Johnson with startling new insights into her marriage to Lyndon Baines Johnson and her unexpectedly strong impact on his presidency. Long obscured by her husband's shadow, Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson emerges in this first comprehensive biography as a figure of surprising influence and the centering force for LBJ, a man who suffered from extreme mood.

When Lady Bird died inThe Guardian noted in her obituary: “[Lyndon] Johnson was so casual in his affairs with Alice Glass and his congressional colleague Helen Gahagan Douglas that Lady. Author: Editors.

Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson () was an American first lady () and the wife of Lyndon Johnson, the 36th president of the United States. Johnson’s White House Diary, published inand a documentary film, The First Lady, A Portrait of Lady Bird Johnson, give sensitive and detailed views of her contributions to the Cited by: Lady Bird filled the following years with her interests, which included her two daughters, seven grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

She died on J and was laid to rest in the Johnson family plot in Stonewall, Texas next to her beloved Lyndon. Here are some Johnson family recipes – several with Lady Bird's comments.

The Johnsons’ marriage is described in a new book called 'Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History' by Michael Gillette, who conducted 47 interviews with Mrs Johnson between and Over a span of 18 years, Lady Bird Johnson recorded 47 oral history interviews with Michael Gillette and his colleagues.

These conversations, just released inform the heart of Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History, an intimate story of a shy young country girl's transformation into one of America's most effective and admired First Ladies.

Lady Bird Johnson was born Claudia Alta Taylor in Karnack, Texas, on Decem As a child, a family nurse declared that Claudia was as "pretty as a ladybird." The nickname stuck. InLady Bird Johnson co-authored with Carlton Lees the book, Wildflowers across America, donating all proceeds to the center.

Into mark her 80th birthday, the LBJ Foundation Board of Directors created the Lady Bird Johnson Conservation Award. Where no presidential biographer has understood the full impact of Lady Bird Johnson’s work in the White House, Julia Sweig is the first to draw substantially on Lady Bird’s own voice in her White House diaries to place Claudia Alta "Lady Bird” Johnson center stage and to reveal a woman ahead of her time—and an accomplished politician.

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Print the Players Club Card. Madeleine Duncan Brown (July 5, – J ) was an American woman who claimed to be a longtime mistress of United States President Lyndon B.

Johnson. In addition to claiming that a son was born out of that relationship, Brown also implicated Johnson in a conspiracy to assassinate President John F. Kennedy. Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight audiobook, by Julia Sweig A magisterial portrait of Lady Bird Johnson, and a major reevaluation of the profound yet underappreciated impact the First Lady's political instincts had on LBJ’s presidency.

“An inviting, challenging, well-told tale of the thoroughly modern partner and strategist Lady Bird Johnson. Lady Bird Johnson—born in Texas as Claudia Alta Taylor—was known for her famous glazed lemon pound cake.

It was even served at the wedding of her daughter, Luci Baines Johnson, for the ceremony held at the White House in We gave her cake a seasonal update by. Lady Bird Johnson, Self: Disneyland. Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson, the wife of Lyndon B. Johnson, the 36th President of the U.S., was one of the most prominent First Ladies in American history.

Though Eleanor Roosevelt, Nancy Reagan and Hillary Clinton exercised more power, and Jacqueline Kennedy and Dolly Madison were more glamorous, Lady Bird made herself a force to be reckoned with. Lady Bird Johnson. On the C-SPAN Networks: Lady Bird Johnson was a First Lady for the United States with 27 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first.

Meeting former Texas schoolteacher Lyndon Johnson and then running Texas Congressman Richard Kleberg’s Washington office, inLady Bird resisted being swept off her feet by the blustering, ambitious young man, who pressured her into marriage, sensing she had the “emotional ballast he needed to achieve his ambition.”.Betty Boyd Caroli gives us a fresh look at Lady Bird Johnson as a wife who worked quietly behind the scenes as a key strategist, fundraiser, barnstormer, pea.