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The power of the Texas governor : Connally to Bush

Author: Brian McCall
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009.
Series: Clifton and Shirley Caldwell Texas heritage series, no. 14
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Power of the Texas Governor takes a fresh look at the state's chief executives, from John Connally to George W. Bush, to discover how various governors have overcome the institutional limitations of the office.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
History
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian McCall
ISBN: 9780292718982 0292718985
OCLC Number: 232358223
Description: xi, 163 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Governance --
John Connally --
Preston Smith --
Dolph Briscoe --
William P. Clements --
Mark White --
William P. Clements's second term --
Ann Richards --
George W. Bush.
Series Title: Clifton and Shirley Caldwell Texas heritage series, no. 14
Responsibility: by Brian McCall ; foreword by William P. Hobby, Jr.
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George W Bush called it 'the best job in the world', yet many would argue that the Texas governorship is a weak office. This book takes a fresh look at the state's chief executives, from John  Read more...

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