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Texas iconoclast, Maury Maverick Jr

Author: Maury Maverick; Allan O Kownslar
Publisher: Fort Worth, Tex. : Texas Christian University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few people who know him or read his Sunday column in the San Antonio Express-News are neutral about Maury Maverick, Jr., not only one of the twentieth century's most outspoken iconoclasts but an individualist who helped shape American constitutional history. Many of Maverick's columns continue his efforts to achieve civil rights guarantees for the disadvantaged. They draw heavily on what he learned from his previous
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Biography Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Maverick, Maury, 1921-2003.
Texas iconoclast, Maury Maverick Jr.
Fort Worth, Tex. : Texas Christian University Press, ©1997
(DLC) 96031443
(OCoLC)35043184
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maury Maverick; Allan O Kownslar
OCLC Number: 644266937
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (299 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: edited and with a preface by Allan O. Kownslar.

Abstract:

Few people who know him or read his Sunday column in the San Antonio Express-News are neutral about Maury Maverick, Jr., not only one of the twentieth century's most outspoken iconoclasts but an individualist who helped shape American constitutional history. Many of Maverick's columns continue his efforts to achieve civil rights guarantees for the disadvantaged. They draw heavily on what he learned from his previous professional careers as a politician, a teacher, and.

More significantly, a successful civil-rights lawyer. The legal issues which deeply interest Maverick are free speech, due process of law, separation of church and state, world peace, and preservation of human dignity. But occasionally Maverick gets tired of politics, and then he writes about pinto beans, poetry, music, birds, abandoned dogs, and gardening. He has a special fondness for stray dogs, many of whom he adopts, and Purple Martin shelters, which he urges people.

To build. Allan O. Kownslar has selected Express-News columns to reveal Maverick's views on a variety of topics, from heroes to the Red Scare, Maverick relatives to war. The result is a look at important events in history and selected individuals.

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