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The Resource 50 years in Texas politics : from Roosevelt to Reagan, from the Fergusons to Clements, by Richard Moorehead

50 years in Texas politics : from Roosevelt to Reagan, from the Fergusons to Clements, by Richard Moorehead

Label
50 years in Texas politics : from Roosevelt to Reagan, from the Fergusons to Clements
Title
50 years in Texas politics
Title remainder
from Roosevelt to Reagan, from the Fergusons to Clements
Statement of responsibility
by Richard Moorehead
Title variation
Fifty years in Texas politics
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IKM
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
50 years in Texas politics : from Roosevelt to Reagan, from the Fergusons to Clements, by Richard Moorehead
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The New Deal -- The Allred years -- The O'Daniel era -- Disenchantment with the New Deal -- Senator O'Daniel -- Mister Coke -- Postwar politics and government -- "Landslide Lyndon" Johnson awarded United States Senate seat -- The Shiver-Jester reforms -- Governor Allen Shivers -- Truman as president -- The tidelands rebellion and civil rights fight -- The 1950s--state government grows; so do taxes -- Civil rights becomes a dominant issue -- Party loyalty becomes a political issue -- Little Rock, Sputnik, and trouble in the schools -- Ralph Yarborough keeps his senate seat -- Johnson and Kennedy -- Tower and the Republicans emerge -- The Kennedy residency -- John Bowden Connally elected governor -- 1963 : Kennedy assassinated; Johnson becomes president -- President Johnson -- The 1964 elections -- 1965 : a banner legislative year -- The Vietnam War and great society -- Republicans begin a comeback -- Reagan moves to center stage -- 1967--a poor year for Johnson and Connally -- The emergence of Preston Smith -- 1968--a year of turmoil -- LBJ comes home to Texas -- Preston Smith, the governor -- National politics : back toward the center -- Dolph Briscoe elected -- Nixon and Watergate -- Briscoe takes over -- Shake-up in Washington -- Four-year terms -- Political temperatures cool in 1975-1976 -- Born-again Jimmy Carter -- The political climate changes -- Rising Republicans--Clements and Tower -- Reagan wins the presidency -- Texas 2000 -- The government ahead -- Index
Control code
8888413
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vii, 324 p.
Isbn
9780890153420
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2006. With covered dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
50 years in Texas politics : from Roosevelt to Reagan, from the Fergusons to Clements, by Richard Moorehead
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The New Deal -- The Allred years -- The O'Daniel era -- Disenchantment with the New Deal -- Senator O'Daniel -- Mister Coke -- Postwar politics and government -- "Landslide Lyndon" Johnson awarded United States Senate seat -- The Shiver-Jester reforms -- Governor Allen Shivers -- Truman as president -- The tidelands rebellion and civil rights fight -- The 1950s--state government grows; so do taxes -- Civil rights becomes a dominant issue -- Party loyalty becomes a political issue -- Little Rock, Sputnik, and trouble in the schools -- Ralph Yarborough keeps his senate seat -- Johnson and Kennedy -- Tower and the Republicans emerge -- The Kennedy residency -- John Bowden Connally elected governor -- 1963 : Kennedy assassinated; Johnson becomes president -- President Johnson -- The 1964 elections -- 1965 : a banner legislative year -- The Vietnam War and great society -- Republicans begin a comeback -- Reagan moves to center stage -- 1967--a poor year for Johnson and Connally -- The emergence of Preston Smith -- 1968--a year of turmoil -- LBJ comes home to Texas -- Preston Smith, the governor -- National politics : back toward the center -- Dolph Briscoe elected -- Nixon and Watergate -- Briscoe takes over -- Shake-up in Washington -- Four-year terms -- Political temperatures cool in 1975-1976 -- Born-again Jimmy Carter -- The political climate changes -- Rising Republicans--Clements and Tower -- Reagan wins the presidency -- Texas 2000 -- The government ahead -- Index
Control code
8888413
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vii, 324 p.
Isbn
9780890153420
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2006. With covered dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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