Forgot your password?  

The Path to Power Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 5 & 6 Summary

Robert Caro
This Study Guide consists of approximately 43 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Path to Power.
This section contains 429 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Path to Power Study Guide

Chapter 5 & 6 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 5: The Son. Lyndon was named when he was three months old, after a crisis. The crisis was caused by the fact that each parent had a legitimate agenda for naming the baby. The issue was resolved when the wife refused to make breakfast one morning until after they had named their infant. They named him Lyndon Baines Johnson. Lyndon is the name of one of the father's favorite lawyer friends. Baines is Rebekah's maiden name. Johnson is Sam's surname and Rebekah's married name. Lyndon had a few quirks growing up. One was that he found means to run away and to hide himself. This developed into a special family specific drama. At one point a large bell was hung so that it could be rung, not at meal times, but to indicate that Lyndon had gone missing and the search must begin. This seems...

(read more from the Chapter 5 & 6 Summary)

This section contains 429 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Path to Power Study Guide
Copyrights
The Path to Power from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook