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The LyndonB. Johnson bibliography includes major books and articles about President LyndonB. Johnson, his life, and presidential administration. Kent B. Germany in his review of the historiography noted in 2009 that Johnson has been the subject of 250 Ph.D. dissertations, well over one hundred books, and many scholarly articles. The New York Times and the Washington Post published 7600 articles on him during his presidency. Only a select subgroup are listed here, chiefly those reviewed by the major scholarly journals. Germany emphasizes the decline of Johnson's reputation:
The man who was elected to the White House by one of the widest margins in U.S. history and pushed through as much legislation as any other American politician now seems to be remembered best by the public for succeeding an assassinated hero, steering the country into a quagmire in Vietnam, cheating on his saintly wife, exposing his stitched-up belly, using profanity, picking up dogs by their ears, swimming naked with advisers in the White House pool, and emptying his bowels while conducting official business. Of all those issues, Johnson's reputation suffers the most from his management of the Vietnam War, something that has overshadowed his civil rights and domestic policy accomplishments and caused Johnson himself to regret his handling of "the woman I really loved--the Great Society."
Dallek, Robert. Lone Star Rising: LyndonJohnson and His Times, 1908–1960 (1991); Flawed Giant: LyndonJohnson and His Times, 1961–1973 (1998); also: LyndonB. Johnson: Portrait of a President (2004). A 400-page abridged version of his 2 volume scholarly biography.
Fernlund, Kevin J. LyndonB. Johnson and Modern America (Vol. 25 of The Oklahoma Western Biographies). Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2009. ISBN978-0-8061-4077-3. Short study of Johnson's career, with an emphasis on Texas and the American West (175 pages).
Barrett, David Marshall. Advice and Dissent: An Organizational Analysis of the Evolution of LyndonJohnson's Vietnam Advisory System, 1965–1968. (University of Notre Dame, 1990)
Berman, Larry. LyndonJohnson's War: The Road to Stalemate in Vietnam (1991)
Casey, Francis Michael. The Vietnam Policy of President Lyndon Baines Johnson in Response to the Theory of the Protracted Conflict as Applied in the Politics of Indochina: A Case Study of Threat Perception and Assessment in the Crisis Management Process of a Pluralistic Society. (Claremont Graduate University, 1976)
Cherwitz, Richard Arnold. The Rhetoric of the Gulf of Tonkin: A Study of the Crisis Speaking of President LyndonB. Johnson. (University of Iowa, 1978)
Goodnight, Lisa Jo. The Conservative Voice of a Liberal President: An Analysis of LyndonB. Johnson's Vietnam Rhetoric. (Purdue University, 1993)
Kaiser, David E. American tragedy: Kennedy, Johnson, and the origins of the Vietnam War. (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2000) ISBN0-674-00225-3
Logevall, Fredrik Bengt Johan. Fear to Negotiate: LyndonJohnson and the Vietnam War, 1963–1965. (Yale University, 1993)
Schandler, Herbert Y. LyndonJohnson and Vietnam: The unmaking of a president (Princeton University Press, 2014)
Turner, Kathleen Jane. The Effect of Presidential-Press Interaction on LyndonB. Johnson's Vietnam War Rhetoric. (Purdue University, 1978)
Vandiver, Frank E. Shadows of Vietnam: LyndonJohnson's Wars (1997)