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RAG RADIO / Thorne Webb Dreyer : Texas Observer Founding Editor Ronnie Dugger

Pioneering Texas journalist Ronnie Dugger in the KOOP studios in Austin, Texas, Friday, June 8, 2012, during broadcast of Rag Radio. Photo by Alan Pogue / The Rag Blog.Rag Radio:Crusading journalist Ronnie Dugger,founding editor of The Texas Observer By Thorne … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Webb Dreyer : Texas Observer Founding Editor Ronnie Dugger

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Ronnie Dugger : LBJ, The Texas Observer & Me

Former Texas Observer editor Ronnie Dugger with President Lyndon Johnson. Photo by Yoichi Yokamoto / Courtesy LBJ Library / Texas Observer.LBJ, The Texas Observer & Me None of us knew it yet, but we Americans were about to be trapped … finish reading Ronnie Dugger : LBJ, The Texas Observer & Me

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Dick J. Reavis : Something Missing at Texas Writers’ Festival?

“The Texican.” Painting © Mike Aston /mikeastonart.com .Artaud and Arizona:Tempest at Texas Observer’s writers’ fest By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / May 5, 2010 This weekend a startling email come to my inbox and to those of … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : Something Missing at Texas Writers’ Festival?

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The Texas Observer : Molly Ivins, Barack Obama, and Dishing the Null Set

Unveiling the new look: Page one of the January 8, 2010 Texas Observer. The legendary crusading Texas biweekly The Texas Observer is still in there fighting after all these (56) years — and they have a cool new look. Observer … finish reading The Texas Observer : Molly Ivins, Barack Obama, and Dishing the Null Set

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Texas’ Dr. Death : Executing the Mentally Retarded

Daniel Plata, a mentally retarded criminal saved from execution in Texas, is shown in picture on a bookshelf at his home. Photo by Michael Stravato / The Texas Observer.Cruel and unusual in Texas:Executing the mentally retarded ‘When you have junk … finish reading Texas’ Dr. Death : Executing the Mentally Retarded

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Texan Creekmore Fath : He Paddled His Own Canoe

Creekmore Fath with former law partner — and U.S. Congressman — Bob Eckhardt. Photo by Alan Pogue.So Long to the ‘Communist Threat’:Creekmore Fath, last of a generation of progressive activists I met Fath during… future U.S. Sen. Ralph Yarborough’s losing … finish reading Texan Creekmore Fath : He Paddled His Own Canoe

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The Late Great Molly Ivins : What Would She Think?

Carlton Carl and Elna Christopher hug beside a portrait of Molly Ivins, during a memorial service for the late columnist and political sage, on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2007, in Austin. Photo by Rodolfo Gonzalez / AP.After Barack Obama’s 2004 speech … finish reading The Late Great Molly Ivins : What Would She Think?

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Texas Observer : Esteemed News Mag Names New Editor

Bob Moser, formerly of The Nation, takes Observer helmBy Carlton Carl / September 26, 2008 The Texas Observer has named as its editor Bob Moser, writer and editor for The Nation, former editor of North Carolina’s Independent Weekly, and author … finish reading Texas Observer : Esteemed News Mag Names New Editor

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Ronnie Dugger : LBJ, The Texas Observer and Me

Former Texas Observer editor Ronnie Dugger with President Lyndon Johnson. Photo by Yoichi Yokamoto / Courtesty LBJ Library / Texas Observer.‘None of us knew it yet, but we Americans were about to be trapped in the history that Lyndon Johnson … finish reading Ronnie Dugger : LBJ, The Texas Observer and Me

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