Texas- Her Texas
By: N. Young (author)Hardback
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Texas, Her Texas is the fascinating story of Frances Goff and her three remarkable careers: in Texas government as legislative aide and State Budget Director; at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center; and as Director of the Bluebonnet Girls State Program of the American Legion Auxiliary. Based on Goff's personal papers and interviews with those who knew her, including former Texas Governor Ann Richards, the book provides inside glimpses of such leaders in state politics as Coke Stevenson, Allan Shivers, and Richards herself. The fast-paced narrative also describes the founding and early years of M. D. Anderson and Goff's key role as an aide to Dr. R. Lee Clark in building this world-renowned cancer treatment facility.
NANCY BECK YOUNG is the William P. Clements Research Fellow in Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. LEWIS L. GOULD is the Eugene C. Barker Centennial Professor in American History at the University of Texas at Austin.
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