Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act, a landmark legislation outlawing racial discrimination and ending segregation.
In "The Passage of Power," Robert Caro follows President Johnson through the most frustrating and triumphant parts of his career. From his time as Senate Majority Leader to the vice presidency to becoming president, Caro explores the pivotal periods in Johnson’s life and in the life of the nation.
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