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The Path to Power Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 7 Summary

Robert Caro
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Chapter 7 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 7 is the last for Part 1, here defined as Book 1 of the summary. Here there is a great turn of fortune. Sam Johnson loses his best funding sources. It is at the same time that there is very noticeable set of changes in Lyndon Johnson's behavior. Robert Caro asserts that Lyndon's behavior changed because of the change in the parents' fortunes. That when the parents lost some of their own confidence due to the downturn that they somehow also lost little Lyndon's respect. What happened was that the eight year old was disobedient. He would cast off his shoes when just out the gate towards school. Readers may or may not find this funny. The most noticeable change was that Lyndon transformed into a successful junior dictator within the family structure. He was effectively able to delegate all of his chores to the younger children...

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