A look back at the career of one of Texas's most remarkable politicians.
An exhibit opening next Tuesday include an aerial photograph detailing Oswald’s escape route and the 25-page Dallas Police Department inventory of items taken from Oswald after his arrest. But the centerpiece of show is something much more morbid.
George Bush strives for a higher command.
Other presidential hopefuls from Texas have gracefully exited the stage when their time was over.
Fifty years ago LBJ won—some say stole—a U.S. Senate runoff. What happened to the South Texas ballot box that saved his career?
At what age was Leon Jaworski the youngest lawyer in the history of Texas?
The late governor’s time in office is more memorable for what didn’t happen than for what did.
The former lieutenant governor called to say that the reason for Kennedy’s trip to Texas in November 1963 was not because he was worried about the feud between U.S. Senator Ralph Yarborough and Governor John Connally, or Don Yarborough’s role in it. Rather — and he says he was involved
This writeup was sent by one of his daughters, Sophie Yarborough. According to Ms. Yarborough, her father is gravely ill. I will request that commenters show proper respect in posting their remarks. Donald Howard Yarborough, who ran for governor of Texas three times and helped mobilize the progressive Democratic movement
For forty years Nellie Connally has been talking about that day, when she was in that car and saw that tragedy unfold. She's still talking—and now she's writing too.
No one denies that there was love at the center of Lady Bird Johnson’s marriage to LBJ. But like Hillary Clinton, she endured quite a bit, spousally speaking, as her husband’s star was on the rise.
From Lee Otis Johnson’s arrest to Ben Barnes’s ascent, 1968 was a hell of a year in Texas.
Texas Primer Who’s been on our cover the most times? Ross is boss.
AT LEAST DAN MORALES knew that the mere proclamation he was going to have a press conference was not likely to stop the world in its tracks. The night before and all that morning, some supporters, as well as the attorney general himself, were busy calling around to say that
In a chilling excerpt from his autobiography, the late John Connally offers his close-up account of the Kennedy assassination.
John Connally’s forgotten legacy.
“Guys like me like Iraq,” says Houston oilman Oscar Wyatt. “That’s the way the real world works, baby.”
Going broke is for poor people. Here’s a whole chapter of Texans who have found ways to clear the books without losing their ranches, Rolls, or Rolexes.
When Bames-Connally Investments announced plans to build apartments in a South Austin neighborhood, the residents banded together to try to stop them. They won the battle but lost the war.
There are two questions about John Connally: Is he good enough to be president? Is he too bad to be president?
Leon Jaworski is cleaning up again.
Is it worth being a United States senator when you’re on the losing side all the time? Ask John Tower.
John Connally on trial.
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 allegiance
The GOP and Democratic chairmen are both from Texas. Right there the similarity ends, or begins, no, ends.
There is a right way and a wrong way, whether eating grilled cheese or running for president.