The Path to Power - Study Guide Chapter 36, 37 & Debts Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 36: "Mister Speaker". Rayburn had been cold to Lyndon Johnson for some time. However, Sam Rayburn was also known to be a man of his word, and one who paid his debts. As such, and knowing how much Lyndon Johnson had enabled Same Rayburn to attain the Speakership of the House, Sam warmed up to Johnson again later on. Lyndon Johnson was reluctantly or belatedly endorsed by Sam Rayburn - Sam covered North Texas. Later, when Lyndon campaigned again, he repeatedly promised to serve in the military if the native sons were drafted. He had already accepted a position as a commissioned Lieutenant Commander for the Navy, and when it came time for Lyndon to "put up or shut up" Lyndon put up - and went to the service as promised.

Chapter 37: The "Perfect Roosevelt Man". The New Deal had been implemented rather...

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