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 · James Evetts Haley Snippet view –

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Jeffrey Diehl rated it liked it Apr 16, United States and many other countries See details. Retrieved August 1, A Study in Illegitimate Power was released in No act was too low if it meant gaining power for himself.

Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Rogers in November I give it three stars because it is necessary to read, not because I find its conclusions agreeable or convincing.

Her father, Claude W. After he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in history, Haley was named field secretary of the Panhandle-Plains Historical Society in Halsy, which operates the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museumthe largest Western history institution of its kind in Texas.

By threat, ext Considering history: The facilities are privately maintained and not affiliated with a university. Corruption, lust for power, murder, in short, Democracy.

Subject to credit approval. Reading this book is a long drudgery. At every turn, with ample, nearly comprehensive references, Haley exposes the corruption, deception and ambitions of a man who everywhere favored ego at the expense of morals. InHaley returned to his previous Republican affiliation to endorse then U.


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J. Evetts Haley

The original anti-LBJ screed. This amount is af to change until you make payment. Inhe published George W. Sign in to check out Check out as guest. I would want to see other writing by him, and I do know his pure history has been commended, to be convinced that he wasn’t an out and out bigot.

Texan Looks at Lyndon by J. Evetts Haley

Inby which time Timothy Dwight Hobarta noted land surveyor from Pampa haleg, was the president of the historical society, Haley said that the materials accumulated were rich and broad: Parts of this book read more like character assassination and hyperbolic invective than even-handed history, and since Haley is a noted Texas historian of considerable respect, it appears surprising that he allows his own ideological prejudice to so completely swallow his perception of LBJ.

One was a girl named Enriqueta Acero, from the State of Yucatan, who was in Mexico at the time of voting but who had been bby and who willingly agreed to come out and testify.

No additional import charges at delivery! But consider how Haley describes the controversial voter rolls in Jim Wells County where candidate Johnson ultimately took an 86 lookz lead he would not relinquish: Ratings and Reviews Write a review. Preview — Texan Looks at Lyndon by J.

Views Read Edit View history. Althoughcopies of the book were initially printed, sales increased dramatically prior to the presidential election. Be the first to ask a question about Texan Looks at Lyndon. It is not a detailed account into j.evetts Johnson sin, nor of his presidency. Haley determined Goodnight to have been a man of greatness and claimed that Goodnight’s detractors were less-than-successful persons envious of Goodnight’s achievement and bearing.

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The couple had one son, Evetts Haley Jr. Still, A Texan Looks at Lyndon is good historical reading.

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Everyone should know the truth behind one of America’s most evil presidents. Frame of TazewellVirginiaand Christopher K. I did not actually read this book. Mar 29, Chet rated it liked it. She was descended and orphaned from trail drivers. People who viewed this item also viewed. Rick Segers rated it it was ok Jul 11, Why is this review inappropriate? Republican -turned- Democrat ; returned to Republican affiliation in Please enter a texzn ZIP Code.

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