Haugen, Brenda.

Henry B. Gonzalez : congressman of the people / by Brenda Haugen. - Minneapolis : Compass Point Books, c2006. - 112 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm. - Signature lives. . - Signature lives. Modern America. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 108) and index.

Speaking-- and speaking and speaking-- for what he believed in -- Son of refugees -- Finding his place in the world -- Politics calls -- Taking on the state stage -- Henry B. goes to Washington -- A hero for the homeless -- Fearless leader -- Honored for courage -- Henry B.'s health betrays him.

Profiles the life and political career career of the Texas congressman who became a voice for the poor and downtrodden.

0756509963 (hdbk.) 9780756509965 (hdbk.) 9780756518585 075651858X

2005014461


Gonzalez, Henry B. 1916-2000.


United States. Congress. House --Biography.


Legislators--United States--Biography.
Mexican Americans--Biography.
Minorities--Civil rights--History--United States--20th century.
Poor--Civil rights--History--United States--20th century.
Legislators--Texas--Biography.


United States--Politics and government--1945-1989.
United States--Politics and government--1989-
Texas--Politics and government--1951-

E840.8.G63 / H38 2006

328.73/092 B