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.James Stuart Olson, Herbert Hoover and the Reconstruction Finance Corporation , 1931-1933 (Ames: Iowa State University Press, ... Chester Morrill, Columbia University Oral History Research Office, 182-183; Jerome Frank, Columbia University Oral History Research Office, 50-51. ... Reconstruction Finance Corporation Seven-Year Report (Washington, D.C.: Reconstruction Finance Corporation, 1939).
|Title||:||Profiles in Power|
|Author||:||Kenneth E. Hendrickson, Jr., Michael L. Collins, Patrick Cox|
|Publisher||:||University of Texas Press - 2010-01-01|