May 13, 2012 12:23 AM

Steve Paul | Volume 4 of Robert Caro’s biography traces LBJ’s return to power

Coming as it does in the midst of a presidential election season, “The Passage of Power,” the new fourth volume of Robert Caro’s towering biography of of President Lyndon B. Johnson, conveniently illuminates the elements of character, will and desire that go into the ultimate pursuit of political power.

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