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The Price of Loyalty: Hubert Humphrey's Vietnam Conflict
This book explores how and why Vietnam loomed so large for Humphrey as vice president from 1964 through the 1968 election campaign against Richard Nixon. It assesses how Humphrey's loyalty to Lyndon Johnson, who emerges as the villain of the story in many ways, would negatively affect his political ambitions. And it engages the disconnect between Humphrey's principles and ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Expected publication: July 1st 2020 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Andrew Johns, associate professor of history, received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2000 and joined the faculty at Brigham Young University in 2004. A specialist in 20th century U.S. history, his research and teaching focus on the history of U.S. foreign relations, with an emphasis on the Cold War and the nexus of foreign policy and domestic politics–the ways in ...more