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Lyndon B Johnson - REEDY. George

Andrews & McMeel, 1982, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good - in Good+ DJ. DJ a little faded, more notably at the spine with a ¾" closed tear to the head of the upper panel. Text bright and tight.

In this dynamic and revealing memoir, George Reedy, long-time Johnson aide and former presidential press secretary, draws a clear picture of “the two faces of Lyndon B. Johnson — one that of a magnificent, inspiring leader; the other that of an insufferable bastard.” He vividly recalls Johnson’s womanizing, his paranoid feelings toward Robert Kennedy, and the manipulative games he played. He describes the unparalleled competence as a political tactician that kept Johnson’s staff in awe, as well as the boorish personality — “He was a bully, sadist, lout, and egotist” that kept Reedy constantly on the verge of resignation. Book Club Edition.


Jacket designed by George Diggs. 174 pages.
£8.50

This one has already found a new owner.