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Dolph Briscoe : my life in Texas ranching and politics
Dolph Briscoe : my life in Texas ranching and politics
by:Briscoe, Dolph,
Dolph Briscoe, governor of Texas from 1973 until 1979, is the largest individual landowner and rancher in a state famous for its huge ranches. He is one of the most respected businessmen in Texas, with a portfolio that includes banks, agribusinesses, cattle, and oil and gas properties. His philanthropy has provided much-needed support to a wide range of educational, medical, scientific, and cultural institutions. As a member of the state legislature in the decade following World War II, Briscoe was the author of major legislation that improved the daily lives of farmers and ranchers throughout Texas. As an activist leader of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, Briscoe played a significant role in the successful effort to eliminate the screwworm, an age-old scourge of the livestock industry. As a friend and associate of a number of major American political figures, he has been an eyewitness to history. And as a governor who assumed office following one of the most far-reaching corruption scandals in Texas history, Briscoe played a crucial role in restoring public confidence in the integrity of state government. Don Carleton, executive director of the Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin, conducted a series of lengthy oral history interviews with Governor Briscoe over a period of eight years to produce this book.
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ISBN: 9780988508378, 0988508370
OCLC: 1007078367

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Dolph Briscoe : my life in Texas ranching and politics
Dolph Briscoe : my life in Texas ranching and politics
by Briscoe, Dolph,
ISBN: 9780988508378, 0988508370
Yellow dogs and Republicans : Allan Shivers and Texas two-party politics
Yellow dogs and Republicans : Allan Shivers and Texas two-party politics
by Dobbs, Ricky F.
College Station :Texas A & M University Press, ©2005.
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ISBN: 1603446044, 9781603446044
Claytie : the roller-coaster life of a Texas Wildcatter
Claytie : the roller-coaster life of a Texas Wildcatter
by Cochran, Mike.
College Station :Texas A & M University Press, ©2007.
eBook
ISBN: 9781603444507, 1603444505
Texas, her Texas : the life and times of Frances Goff
Texas, her Texas : the life and times of Frances Goff
by Young, Nancy Beck.
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ISBN: 0876111592, 9780876111598
Texas giant : the life of Price Daniel
Texas giant : the life of Price Daniel
by Murph, Dan,
Austin, Tex. :Eakin Press, ©2002.
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ISBN: 9781571685711, 1571685715
Jane's window : my spirited life in West Texas and Austin
Jane's window : my spirited life in West Texas and Austin
by Sibley, Jane Dunn,
College Station :Texas A & M University Press, 2013.
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ISBN: 1603449795, 9781603448024, 1603448020, 9781603449793
Politics and Parks.
Politics and Parks.
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ISBN: 9781283584418, 1283584417
Jim W. Corder on living and dying in West Texas : a postmodern scrapbook
Jim W. Corder on living and dying in West Texas : a postmodern scrapbook
by Corder, Jim W.
Springfield, Mo. :Moon City Press, ©2008.
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ISBN: 0913785067, 9780913785065
The thorny rose of Texas : an intimate portrait of Governor Ann Richards
The thorny rose of Texas : an intimate portrait of Governor Ann Richards
by Shropshire, Mike.
Secaucus, NJ :Carol Pub. Group, 1994.
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Rough & tumble Texas political combat
Rough & tumble Texas political combat
by Criss, Lloyd W.,
La Marque, TX :D. Criss Pub, ©2009.
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ISBN: 0615308317, 9780615308319
Blatant millions : Clayton Williams' buying Texas
Blatant millions : Clayton Williams' buying Texas
by Ide, Arthur Frederick.
Las Colinas [Tex.] :Liberal Press, 1990.
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ISBN: 0934659109, 9780934659109
Jane's Window : Stories Beyond the Texas Roadside Markers.
Jane's Window : Stories Beyond the Texas Roadside Markers.
by Sibley, Jane Dunn.
College Station :Texas A & M University Press, 2013.
eBook
ISBN: 1603449795, 9781603449793
Tater boy
Tater boy
by Tunnell, Charles Newman,
Corona del Mar :Pemberley, ©2011.
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ISBN: 9781935421023, 1935421026
Bloody Bill Longley the mythology of a gunfighter
Bloody Bill Longley the mythology of a gunfighter
by Miller, Rick.
Denton, Tex. :University of North Texas Press, ©2011.
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San Antonio man tells tall tale
San Antonio man tells tall tale
by Saunders, John T.,
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ISBN: 0761866302, 9780761866305
First son : George W. Bush and the Bush family dynasty
First son : George W. Bush and the Bush family dynasty
by Minutaglio, Bill.
New York :Random House International ; 2001.
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ISBN: 9780609808672, 0609808672
Being Rapoport : capitalist with a conscience
Being Rapoport : capitalist with a conscience
by Rapoport, Bernard,
Austin :University of Texas Press, 2002.
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ISBN: 9780292771178, 0292771177
The autobiography of Kenneth James Otis.
The autobiography of Kenneth James Otis.
by Otis, Kenneth James,
Pharr, Tex. :Kenneth James Otis, 2004.
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Cowboy fiddler in Bob Wills' band
Cowboy fiddler in Bob Wills' band
by McWhorter, Frankie.
Denton, Tex. :University of North Texas Press, ©1997.
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ISBN: 9780585269801, 0585269807
Cowboy fiddler
Cowboy fiddler
by McWhorter, Frankie.
Lubbock, Tex., USA :Texas Tech University Press, ©1992.
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