Houston-based Compaq Computer Corporation, which he co-founded, fired him as president
CBS canceled the series after a thirteen-year run that featured the mythic evil of J. R. Ewing.
The five-term Speaker of the House was indicted on misdemeanor ethics charges.
The developer in the Interstate 30 condo scandal was convicted of conspiracy to commit bank fraud.
She was defeated in her race for reelection after five terms as mayor of Houston.