The Kennedy Assassination--24 Hours After: Lyndon B. Johnson's Pivotal First Day as President

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Riding in an open-topped convertible through Dallas on November 22, 1963, Lyndon B. Johnson heard a sudden explosive sound at 12:30 PM. The Secret Service sped him away to safety, but not until 1:20 PM did he learn that John F. Kennedy had been assassinated. Sworn in next to a bloodstained Jackie Kennedy at 2:40 PM, Johnson worked feverishly until 3:00 in the morning, agonizing about the future of both his nation and his party. Unbeknownst to him, his actions had already determined the tragic outcome of his presidency. In ...

The Kennedy Assassination--24 Hours After: Lyndon B. Johnson's Pivotal First Day as President 2010, Basic Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780465020362

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