Lady Bird Johnson

my life by Anita Yasuda

Publisher: Weigl Publishers in New York, N.Y

Written in English
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  • Johnson, Lady Bird, -- 1912-2007 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. -- 1908-1973 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Presidents" spouses -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementAnita Yasuda.
GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
LC ClassificationsE848.J64 Y37 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24069245M
ISBN 109781616900625, 9781616900632, 9781616900649
LC Control Number2010005476

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The opening moments of “Lady Bird” accomplish so much so quickly, it takes your breath away. A mother and daughter are engaged in the time-honored tradition of the senior-year road trip to check out college campuses. It isand they are intently listening to a book on tape—in this case, The Grapes of Wrath.

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Claudia Alta Taylor “Lady Bird” Johnson served as First Lady of the United States (–) as the wife of President Lyndon B. Johnson. A shrewd. 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 :   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, peacemaker, and indispensable therapist in.

“Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History” has been compiled from 47 interviews she recorded from to with this book’s editor, Michael L. LADY BIRD JOHNSON: There was nothing to do, except just kind of hold your head up and smile and keep on talking.

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Born Claudia Alta Taylor on Decem in Karnack, Texas.