A Political Education: A Washington Memoir (Paperback)

A Washington Memoir

By Harry McPherson

University of Texas Press, 9780292751811, 515pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 1995



This insider's view of Washington in the 1950s and 1960s, of the tumultuous presidency of Lyndon Johnson, and of the conflicts and factions of the president's staff has become a political classic since its original publication in 1972. In this reissue, Harry McPherson adds a new preface in which he reflects on changes in Washington since the Johnson era and on the lessons Bill Clinton could learn from the presidency of Lyndon Johnson.