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Stand-off in Texas : "Just call me a spokesman for the DPS" / Mike Cox.

By: Cox, Mike, 1948-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Austin, Tex. : Eakin Press, c1998Edition: 1st ed.Description: x, 294 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1571682317; 9781571682314; 1571682465 (pbk.); 9781571682468 (pbk.).Subject(s): Cox, Mike, 1948- | Texas. Dept. of Public Safety -- Public relations | Texas. Dept. of Public Safety -- Officials and employees -- Biography | Public relations personnel -- Texas -- Biography | Police and the press -- Texas | Government, Resistance to -- Texas | Waco Branch Davidian Disaster, Tex., 1993 | Mass murder -- Texas -- KilleenLOC classification: HV8145.T4 | C68 1998
Partial contents:
Taking RoweVista -- Normally, Jay Leno's pretty funny -- Just call me a spokesman for the DPS -- A pistol in the mashed potatoes -- Wackos in Waco -- Welcome to Koresh World -- A brief history of the first Republic of Texas -- Old Fort Davis didn't have log walls -- A brief history of the second Republic of Texas -- The siege begins -- The plane leaves at 7:00 in the morning -- Saving America from the new world order tyranny -- This is not the Alamo -- The Terry and Mike show -- The line in the sand -- The republic flag comes down -- Burros and booby traps -- Shots fired! -- Preventing a second disaster -- Silver bullets -- Remembering the Alamo, Killeen, Waco, and Fort Davis -- Follow-up : ROT.
Summary: A memoir in which the author, chief of media relations for the Texas Department of Public Safety, provides an account of three of the biggest news stories to come out of Texas in the 1990s, including the massacre at Luby's restaurant, the Waco tragedy, and the state's confrontation with the Republic of Texas militia group.
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HV6793.T4 C69 1998 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001353119

Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-284) and index.

A memoir in which the author, chief of media relations for the Texas Department of Public Safety, provides an account of three of the biggest news stories to come out of Texas in the 1990s, including the massacre at Luby's restaurant, the Waco tragedy, and the state's confrontation with the Republic of Texas militia group.

Taking RoweVista -- Normally, Jay Leno's pretty funny -- Just call me a spokesman for the DPS -- A pistol in the mashed potatoes -- Wackos in Waco -- Welcome to Koresh World -- A brief history of the first Republic of Texas -- Old Fort Davis didn't have log walls -- A brief history of the second Republic of Texas -- The siege begins -- The plane leaves at 7:00 in the morning -- Saving America from the new world order tyranny -- This is not the Alamo -- The Terry and Mike show -- The line in the sand -- The republic flag comes down -- Burros and booby traps -- Shots fired! -- Preventing a second disaster -- Silver bullets -- Remembering the Alamo, Killeen, Waco, and Fort Davis -- Follow-up : ROT.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Mike Cox has authored twenty-one nonfiction books over a forty-year writing career. His best-selling work is a two-volume history of the Texas Rangers: Wearing the Cinco Peso and Time of the Rangers. He lives in Fredericksburg, in the Texas Hill Country and works as a spokesman for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. <p> (Publisher Provided)

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