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Profiles in Power: Twentieth-Century Texans in Washington, New Edition (Focus on American History)

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ISBN 10: 029270240X / ISBN 13: 9780292702400
Published by University of Texas Press
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Title: Profiles in Power: Twentieth-Century Texans ...

Publisher: University of Texas Press

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition:New

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Profiles in Power offers concise biographies of fourteen twentieth-century Texans who wielded significant political power and influence in Washington, D.C. First published in 1993 by Harlan Davidson, it has been revised and updated with new chapters on John Nance Garner and Henry Gonzalez and expanded chapters on Lyndon Johnson, Barbara Jordan, Ralph Yarborough, Jim Wright, and John Tower. Demonstrating the validity of a biographical approach to history, the book as a whole covers all the major political issues of the twentieth century, as well as the pivotal role of Texans in defining the national agenda.

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Kenneth E. Hendrickson Jr. is Hardin Distinguished Professor of American History and Chair of the Department of History at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls.

Michael L. Collins is Professor of History and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls.

Patrick L. Cox served as the Associate Director of the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin and is now an independent scholar, contributing to National Public Radio and other media.

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