Suggested Readings, Audio-Visual Materials, and On-Line Resources

Readings

“A Time for Action.” New York Times. November 28, 1963, p. 38.

“Address by Johnson on Radio, TV Today.” New York Times. November 27, 1963, p. 16.

Baker, Russell. “Johnson’s Choice in ’60 A Surprise :Texan Was Picked Despite Attacks on Kennedy Took to the Stump Rayburn Against It.” New York Times. November 23, 1963, p. 16.

Beschloss, Michael R. Taking Charge: The Johnson White House Tapes, 1963-1964. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997.

Bitzer, Lloyd. “The Rhetorical Situation.” Philosophy and Rhetoric 7 (1974): 175-186.

Busby, Horace W. and Scott Busby. “At the Side of Power.” Washingtonian 39 (2003): 41-49.

Busby, Horace. The Thirty-first of March: An Intimate Portrait of Lyndon Johnson’s Final Days in Office. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2005.

Califano, Joseph A., Jr. The Triumph and Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson: The White House Years. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2000.

Campbell, Karlyn Kohrs and Kathleen Hall Jamieson. Deeds Done in Words: Presidential Rhetoric and the Genres of Governance. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1990.

Caro, Robert A. The Path to Power. New York: Vintage, 1982.

Connally, John. In History’s Shadows: An American Odyssey. New York: Hyperion Books, 1993.

Dallek, Robert. Lyndon B. Johnson: Portrait of a President. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Davies, Lawrence E. and Wallace Turner. “California Finds Outlook Shifting: Leaders Expect Johnson to Cost Democrats Strength,” New York Times. November 24, 1963, p. 11.

“Editorial Comments From Across the Country Apprising Johnson After His Assumption of the Presidency.” New York Times. November 29, 1963, p. 21.

Franklin, Ben A. “Historians Call Johnson Strong: Note of ‘Tone of Confidence’ in Comparing Speeches.” New York Times. November 28, 1963, p. 21.

Goodwin, Doris Kearns. Lyndon Baines Johnson and the American Dream. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 1976.

Hall, Robert N. “Lyndon Johnson’s Speech Preparation.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 51 (1965):168-176.

Henggeler, Paul R. In His Steps: Lyndon Johnson and the Kennedy Mystique. Chicago, IL: Ivan R. Dee, 1991.

Johnson, Lyndon Baines. The Vantage Point: Perspectives of the Presidency 1963-1969. New York: Holt, Reinhart, and Winston, 1971.

Johnson, Sam Houston. My Brother Lyndon. New York: Cowles Book Company, Inc., 1969.

Leuchtenburg, William E. In the Shadow of FDR: From Harry Truman to Ronald Reagan. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1983.

Lewis, Anthony. “From Johnson, the Homely Touch: President Combines Kennedy Ideas and His Own Delivery.” New York Times. November 28, 1963, p. 20.

__________. “Johnson Style: Earthy and Flamboyant: Displays His Ranch Intellectuals Are Cool Turn the Other Cheek Bills Defeated Tactical Strength Expresses Emotion.” New York Times. November 24, 1963, p.8.

Middleton, Drew. “Johnson’s Speech Hailed in Europe as a Pledge of Continuity in U.S. Foreign Policy.” New York Times. November 28, 1963, p.22.

Murphy, John M. “Crafting the Kennedy Legacy.” Rhetoric & Public Affairs 3 (2000): 577-601.

Parker, Richard. John Kenneth Galbraith: His Life, His Politics, His Economics. New York, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2005.

Ritter, Kurt and Martin J. Medhurst, eds. Presidential Speechwriting: from the New Deal to the Reagan Revolution and Beyond. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2003.

Ritter, Kurt. “Lyndon B. Johnson’s Crisis Rhetoric after the Assassination of John F. Kennedy: Securing Legitimacy and Leadership.” In The Modern Presidency and Crisis Rhetoric. Westport: Praeger Publishers, 1994.

Robinson, Layhmond. “Negroes Ponder Next Rights Step: ‘What’s Going to Happen to Us?’ One Woman Asks.” New York Times.November 25, 1963, p. 12.

Savage, Sean J. JFK, LBJ, and the Democratic Party. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2004.

Sheatsley, Paul B. and Jacob J. Feldman. “The Assassination of President Kennedy: A Preliminary Report on Public Reactions and Behavior.” Public Opinion Quarterly 28 (1964): 189-215.

“Transcript of President Johnson’s Address Before the Joint Session of Congress.” New York Times. November 28, 1963, p. 20.

Weaver, Warren. “Parties’ Outlook for ’64 Confused: Republican Prospects Rise–Johnson Faces Possible Fight Against Liberals.” New York Times. November 23, 1963, p.1.

Wehrwein, Austin C. “A Midwest View: Johnson is Able.” New York Times. November 24, 1963, p.10.

Wicker, Tom. “Johnson Bids Congress Enact Civil Rights Bill with Speed: Asks End of Hate and Violence.” New York Times. November 28, 1963, p.1.

Witherspoon, Patricia D. “‘Let Us Continue:’ The Rhetorical Initiation of Lyndon Johnson’s Presidency.” Presidential Studies Quarterly 17 (1987): 531-538.

Woods, Randall B. LBJ: Architect of American Ambition. New York: Free Press, 2006.

Audio-Visual Materials

Grubin, David. LBJ, a Biography. Alexandria, VA:PBS Home Video, 1991. Video Recording.

Holland, Mark. The LBJ Tapes: The Johnson White House Tapes, Vol 1. West Long Branch, NJ: Kultur Video and White Star, 1999. Video/Audio Recording.

Mondell, Alenand Cynthia Salzman Mondell. Films from the Sixth Floor: John F. Kennedy and the Memory of a Nation. Dallas, TX: Dallas County Historical Foundation, 1989. Video Recording.

Steinman, Ron. Lyndon B. Johnson: Triumph and Tragedy. New York, NY: A&E Home Video, 1996. Video Recording.

On-Line Resources

“Address Before a Joint Session of the Congress.” November 27, 1963. The American Presidency Project, http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=25988&st=&st1=#.

Address to Congress following Kennedy’s Assassination.” American Experience: Lyndon Baines Johnson. November 27, 1963. PBS.org, http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/presidents/36_l_johnson/psources/ps_firstspeech.html.

“American President: An Online Reference Source: Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-1973).” Miller Center of Public Affairs, http://millercenter.org/academic/americanpresident/lbjohnson.

“American Presidents: Life Portraits: Lyndon Baines Johnson.” Americanpresidents.org., http://www.americanpresidents.org/presidents/president.asp?PresidentNumber=35.

Johnson, Lyndon. B. 2008. “Address to Joint Session of Congress (November 27, 1963).” Miller Center of Public Affairs: The University of Virginia. http://www.millercenter.virginia.edu/scripps/digitalarchive/speeches/spe_1963_1127_johnson.

“LBJ–All the Way.” Time Magazine. April 14, 1964. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,872238,00.html.

“Let Us Continue: Speech by US President Lyndon Baines Johnson: 27 November 1963.” Available from: International Relations and Security Network: Primary Resources in International Affairs (PRIA). <http://se2.isn.ch/serviceengine/FileContent?serviceID=23&fileid=17CA4259-F04B-31CE-84EF-1043F9DE397F&lng=en>.

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library. “Horace Busby- Oral History,” http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/johnson/archives.hom/oralhistory.hom/BusbyH/BusbyH.asp.

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library. “Selected Speeches and Messages by Lyndon Baines Johnson,” http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/johnson/archives.hom/speeches.hom/selected_speeches.asp.

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library. “The President’s Daily Diary 1963: Selected Days (Nov.22, 1963- Nov. 30, 1963),” http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/johnson/archives.hom/diary/1963/63high.asp.

“Papers of Lyndon Johnson.” The American Presidency Project, http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/lyndon_johnson.php.