Tag Archives: Texas History

Ivan Koop Kuper :
METRO | Operation Texas: LBJ’s secret rescue mission on the eve of the Holocaust

One Texas scholar insisted that Johnson’s strong spiritual conviction and moral obligation fueled this alleged clandestine undertaking. By Ivan Koop Kuper | The Rag Blog | February 24, 2016 HOUSTON — On the evening of December 30, 1963, a little … finish reading Ivan Koop Kuper :
METRO | Operation Texas: LBJ’s secret rescue mission on the eve of the Holocaust

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Thorne Dreyer :
PODCASTS | Listen to Rag Radio interviews with Chris Tomlinson and David Bacon

Award-winning journalist Tomlinson discusses his acclaimed new book, ‘Tomlinson Hill,’ and photojournalist Bacon addresses the role of U.S. policies in causing the current immigration crisis. Interviews by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | August 11, 2014 Journalist and author … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Award-Winning Novelist and Screenwriter Stephen Harrigan

Noted Texas writer Stephen Harrigan in the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, Friday, September 6, 2013. Photos by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast: Award-winning novelist, screenwriter, and journalist Stephen Harrigan The author of the New … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Award-Winning Novelist and Screenwriter Stephen Harrigan

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Bob Feldman : Texas Still Ranks High in Poverty and Segregation by Race and Income, 1964-2012

Poverty in Texas has continued to grow in recent years. Image from WebGovernments. The hidden history of Texas Conclusion: 1996-2012/Final Section — Texas still ranks high in poverty and segregation by race and economic status and low in health care … finish reading Bob Feldman : Texas Still Ranks High in Poverty and Segregation by Race and Income, 1964-2012

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Bob Feldman : Regressive Taxation and Limited Unionization in Texas, 1996-2011

Staff and supporters of Texas’ Workers’ Defense Project perform at Texas state Capitor inside Capitol at event commemorating Texas workers who have died on the job. Photo by  Jason Cato / Workers Defense Project. Image from the Texas Observer. The … finish reading Bob Feldman : Regressive Taxation and Limited Unionization in Texas, 1996-2011

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Bob Feldman : Texas Governors Bush and Perry, and Their Network of the Ultra-Rich, 1996-2011

Texas Gov. Rick Perry with then President (and former Texas Governor) George W. Bush at a 2002 campaign event in Dallas. On the left is Texas Sen. John Cornyn. Photo by Larry Downing / Reuters. The hidden history of Texas … finish reading Bob Feldman : Texas Governors Bush and Perry, and Their Network of the Ultra-Rich, 1996-2011

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Bob Feldman : The Influence of Texas’ ‘Big Rich,’ 1974-1995

Texas oil patriarch H. L. Hunt. The Hunt family was reputed to be the world’s wealthiest. Image from The Famous People. The hidden history of Texas Part 14: 1974-1995/2 — The influence of Texas’ ‘big rich’ By Bob Feldman | … finish reading Bob Feldman : The Influence of Texas’ ‘Big Rich,’ 1974-1995

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Bob Feldman : More African-Americans Enter Texas Politics, Prisons, 1974-1995

Hoe squad from Texas’ Clemens Unit in early 1970s. Photo from Texas Prison Museum. The hidden history of Texas Part 14: 1974-1995/1 — More African-Americans in politics, prison By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | April 30, 2013 [This … finish reading Bob Feldman : More African-Americans Enter Texas Politics, Prisons, 1974-1995

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Bob Feldman : African-Americans and Institutional Racism in Texas, 1954-1973

Barbara Jordan was elected to the Texas State Legislature in 1966. The hidden history of Texas Part 13: 1954-1973/3 — African-Americans elected to office but institutional racism continues By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | April 17, 2013 [This … finish reading Bob Feldman : African-Americans and Institutional Racism in Texas, 1954-1973

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Bob Feldman : Civil Rights, SDS, and Student Activism in Austin, Texas, 1954-1973

Massive march against the War in Vietnam, Austin, Texas, May 8, 1970. Image from The Rag Blog. The hidden history of Texas Part 13: 1954-1973/2 — Student Activism and the Anti-War Movement at the University of Texas By Bob Feldman … finish reading Bob Feldman : Civil Rights, SDS, and Student Activism in Austin, Texas, 1954-1973

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Bob Feldman : Texas Civil Rights Movement Wins Big Victories, 1954-1973

White and African American students from Austin area colleges sit in at a segregated lunch counter on Congress Avenue in Austin, April 1960 as part of a concerted effort to integrate lunch counters. Image from Austin History Center. The hidden … finish reading Bob Feldman : Texas Civil Rights Movement Wins Big Victories, 1954-1973

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Bob Feldman : Population Growth and Civil Rights Victories in Texas, 1940-1953

Herman Sweatt was the first African American to attend the University of Texas after a 1950 Supreme Court decision. Photo courtesy of UT Press / Daily Texan. The hidden history of Texas Part 12: 1940-1953/2 — Population growth and some … finish reading Bob Feldman : Population Growth and Civil Rights Victories in Texas, 1940-1953

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