Objects & Places from Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson

Robert Caro
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Brown & Root

This is the Texas construction firm that bankrolled the main character and provided him with luxurious transportation and vacation opportunities to impress his colleagues.

Filibuster

This is the nickname given to senators' cherished right to extended discussion.

National Youth Administration

This is created in 1935 to help students stay in high school or college by providing them part-time campus jobs and to help young people not in school to earn money in small-scale public works projects.

Senate Office Building

A grand, five-storied, colonnaded granite and marble building, housed the 96 senators and about 1,100 staff and maintenance employees.

Senate Preparedness Investigating Subcommittee

This is the name of the seven-member group established under the Armed Services Committee to examine America's readiness to fight in Korea after the outbreak of hostilities there in mid-1950.

Senate Standing Rule 22

This Rule was a bipartisan addition to the Senate's standing rules to allow sixteen...

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