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Felix Longoria

I was watching a drama-documentary on President Lyndon B Johnson on Sky-Atlantic last night. Called “All The Way”. It starred Bryan Cranston in the title role. I was 11 years old and already interested in politics when LBJ became President … Continue reading

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At Last…An Answer For Carlos

Carlos has been on my mind a lot this past two weeks or so. He was one of the post-graduate students I met at Texas State University in February last year. I was lecturing on the Troubles with particular reference … Continue reading

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Congratulations Ellen

Delighted that my friend, Dr Ellen Tillman from Texas State University, has been awarded the prestigious Coffman Prize for Military History for 2014. I have known Ellen for many years thru Internet History forums. She is an enthusiastic supporter of … Continue reading

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What Do Young People Think?

Over the weekend I was thinking a lot about my trip to Texas three months ago.The very last question put to me was ” What do young people in Norn Iron think? The question was put as we were all … Continue reading

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Texas In My Rear View Mirror

I feel I was just getting to know San Marcos. It is in South Texas, in “hill country” about thirty miles south of Austin and about forty five miles north east of San Antonio. Impossible not to think of one … Continue reading

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