Politics

So Close, So Far

Apr 1, 1976 By Paul Burka

The natural gas deregulation bill almost made it through the labyrinth of Congress, but not exactly in the way they tell it in the civics books.

Power Shift?

Feb 1, 1976 By jamesfellows

Who is Kirkpatrick Sale and why is he saying all those terrible things about us?

Big Deal

Jan 1, 1976 By Paul Burka

Did the Sharpstown Scandal really make any difference?

The Runaround

Nov 1, 1975 By Mitch Green

The people of No Man‘s Land are wondering whether government really works.

Big Mamas

Sep 30, 1975 By Al Reinert

Two women—one a conservative Republican, the other a liberal Democrat—are the best politicians in Houston.

You Be the Judge

Jul 31, 1975 By Harry Hurt III

The battles in John Connally’s trial were fought before the jury, but the war may have been won offstage.

Connally Stumps Ohio

Apr 30, 1974 By Richard West

From former Dallas Times Herald reporter Tracey Smith comes this report of former governor John Connally on the banquet circuit in Bowling Green, Ohio. Smith is a Kiplinger Journalism Fellow at Ohio State University. Like other converts to a new faith, John B. Connally has become rabidly dogmatic in professing…

Behind the Lines

Mar 31, 1974 By William Broyles

We Texans have always seemed to drive more, and farther, and for perhaps stranger reasons, than just about anyone else. Young people in the bleak and monotonous landscapes of West and North Texas grew up accustomed to endless, aimless rides around the countryside and to regular trips into the cities…