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Gov. Dolph Briscoe to Speak at the 2008 Texas Book Festival

Panel: Texas Political Giants: Bullock, Briscoe, and Eckhardt

Date: Saturday, November 1, 2008
Time: 12:30 - 1:30
Location: Senate Chamber

This panel explores the lives of three Texas politicians who have greatly impacted the success and history of the Lone Star State. Former Governor Dolph Briscoe will talk about his new memoir, written with Don Carleton, about his life and careers in public service, business, and ranching. Dave McNeely and Jim Henderson will discuss their biography of former Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock, who served during the terms of Governors Ann Richards and George W. Bush. Gary Keith tells the story of former Congressman Robert Eckhardt, known for his colorful life and "brilliant legislative mind."

Authors: Dave McNeely
Gary Keith
Jim Henderson
Don Carleton
Dolph Briscoe
Moderated By: Don Carleton

Texas Book Festival Web site