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Authors: David Murphy (Frankfort, KY, USA) 
Book Description:
Claudia Alta Taylor received her nickname "Lady Bird" as a small child and as "Lady Bird" she is known and loved throughout America today. "Bird" was President Lyndon Johnson's partner, confidante, and helpmate. She helped his Congressional office open during World War II when he volunteered for naval service and in 1955, when he had a severe heart attack, she helped his staff keep things running smoothly until he could return to his post as Majority Leader of the Senate. She created a First Lady's Committee for a More Beautiful Capital, then expanded her program to include the entire nation. She took a highly active part in her husband's war-on-poverty program, especially the Head Start project for preschool children. This book traces Lady Bird's life in a lively, informative and entertaining manner. (Imprint: Nova History Press)



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Table of Contents:
Acknowledgments

Chapter 1. The Brick House pp.1-6

Chapter 2. The First Date pp.7-14

Chapter 3. The Congresswoman from Texas pp.15-18

Chapter 4. The Great Adventure pp.19-34

Chapter 5. Texas Tragedy pp.35-42

Chapter 6. Carving Her Niche into the Nation pp.43-56

Chapter 7. The Last Campaign pp.57-78

Chapter 8. Beautifying America pp.79-90

Chapter 9. Searching for a Way Out pp.91-100

Index

   Series:
      Presidential Wives
   Binding: Softcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 6 x 9 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-811-3
   Status: AP
  
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
  
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