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The Path to Power Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 29 - 31 Summary

Robert Caro
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Chapter 29 - 31 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 29: Mr. Johnson Goes to Washington. Johnson gets his other main assistant, Jesse Kellam's appointment to a statewide agency made permanent. Now that Kellam was the head of the NYA, Johnson made an effort to utilize the power that he had found here. Johnson continued to be adept at making the most of those times when he did have hiring power. He did his best to use friends for these positions in part to be loyal and in part to consolidate his own power base. Important people meant those having money or political clout or both. Their needs were responded to first. After that, he would serve the others. A criticism emerges - people noticed that Johnson told others what they wanted to hear so much, that the end result was that he could not be believed and that others viewed him as...

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