Henry B. Gonzalez : congressman of the people / by Brenda Haugen.
By: Haugen, Brenda.Material type: TextSeries: Signature livesModern America: Publisher: Minneapolis : Compass Point Books, c2006Description: 112 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0756509963 (hdbk.); 9780756509965 (hdbk.); 9780756518585; 075651858X.Subject(s): Gonzalez, Henry B. (Henry Barbosa), 1916-2000 | Legislators -- United States -- Biography | United States. Congress. House -- Biography | United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1989- | Mexican Americans -- Biography | Minorities -- Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Poor -- Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Legislators -- Texas -- Biography | Texas -- Politics and government -- 1951-DDC classification: 328.73/092 | B
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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.