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Eckhardt : there once was a congressman from Texas / Gary A. Keith ; foreword by Al Gore.

By: Keith, Gary.
Contributor(s): ebrary, Inc.
Material type: TextTextSeries: ebrary.Focus on American history series: Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007Edition: 1st ed.Description: xv, 419 p. : ill.Subject(s): Eckhardt, Bob | United States. Congress. House -- Biography | Legislators -- United States -- Biography | Legislators -- Texas -- Biography | Labor lawyers -- Texas -- Biography | Political activists -- Texas -- Biography | Liberalism -- Texas -- History -- 20th century | Political parties -- Texas -- History -- 20th century | Texas -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 | Texas -- Politics and government -- 1951-DDC classification: 328.73092 | B Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
The German Texas pioneers -- Bobby Eckhardt in Austin -- Student Eckhardt on the forty acres -- Eckhardt's shingle and pen -- Civil rights and labor -- Eckhardt in 1940s Texas politics -- Brother Eckhardt goes to Houston -- Eckhardt, the Texas observer, and Yarborough come of age -- Freshman legislator of the year, 1959 -- The veteran legislator -- Readying for Congress -- Inside Congress, inside Washington -- The veteran congressman -- Public v. special interest : environmental and consumer policymaking -- The oil and gas wars -- The 1980 election -- Congressman emeritus -- Afterword -- Robert Christian Eckhardt : a chronology.
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E840.8.E28 K45 2007 (Browse shelf) http://site.ebrary.com/lib/uttyler/Doc?id=10245755 Available ocn609925524

Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-392) and index.

The German Texas pioneers -- Bobby Eckhardt in Austin -- Student Eckhardt on the forty acres -- Eckhardt's shingle and pen -- Civil rights and labor -- Eckhardt in 1940s Texas politics -- Brother Eckhardt goes to Houston -- Eckhardt, the Texas observer, and Yarborough come of age -- Freshman legislator of the year, 1959 -- The veteran legislator -- Readying for Congress -- Inside Congress, inside Washington -- The veteran congressman -- Public v. special interest : environmental and consumer policymaking -- The oil and gas wars -- The 1980 election -- Congressman emeritus -- Afterword -- Robert Christian Eckhardt : a chronology.

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