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Bob Bullock : God bless Texas

Author: Dave McNeely; Jim Henderson
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2008.
Series: Clifton and Shirley Caldwell Texas heritage series, no. 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Renowned for his fierce devotion to the people of Texas--as well as his equally fierce rages and unpredictable temper--Bob Bullock was the most powerful political figure in Texas at the end of the twentieth century. First elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1956, Bullock held several key statewide posts before capturing the lieutenant governor's office in 1990. Though nominally the state's number two  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Bob Bullock; Bob Bullock; George W Bush; Bob Bullock; George W Bush; George W Bush; Bob Bullock; Bob Bullock
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dave McNeely; Jim Henderson
ISBN: 9780292714540 0292714548
OCLC Number: 156902229
Description: xiii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The largest Texan --
The usual suspect --
Political baptism by garden hose --
In the orbit of power --
With friends like these --
The path back to politics --
"Just a washed-up lobbyist" --
A turning point in history --
Spoiling for a fight --
Busted by the senate --
Texas gets a new tax collector --
Bullock's raiders --
A Bullock in a china closet --
Whiskey, women, airplanes, and guns --
No more mister nice guy --
The grand jury and the FBI --
Drunk school and beyond --
The tax man cometh --
No groundswell for "Governor" Bullock --
The oil bust --
Eyes on the Lieutenant Governor's office --
King Kong's already in the race --
I'm in charge here --
Ann Richards : friend or enemy? --
Second session is a charm --
Here will lie Bob Bullock --
George W. arrives on the scene --
You've got to kiss me first --
The long drum roll.
Series Title: Clifton and Shirley Caldwell Texas heritage series, no. 12.
Responsibility: Dave McNeely and Jim Henderson.
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