Yellow dogs and Republicans : Allan Shivers and Texas two-party politics /
|Author / Creator:||Dobbs, Ricky F.|
|Imprint:||College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2005.|
|Description:||1 online resource (xii, 194 pages) : illustrations|
|Subject:||Shivers, Allan, -- 1907-1985.|
Shivers, Allan, -- 1907-1985.
Governors -- Texas -- Biography.
Political parties -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Historical.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
Politics and government
Texas -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Texas -- Politics and government -- 1951-
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11170438|
Table of Contents:
- Portrait of the politician as a young man
- Turmoil and transition : Shivers and the Texas political scene, 1938-45
- "That all depends upon God and Allan Shivers," 1945-49
- Ascent and election in his own right, 1949-50
- Maneuvers, intrigues, and party leadership, 1951-52
- Vote Texan, vote Ike, 1952
- Self-perpetuation and a third term, 1953-54
- Scandals and decline, 1955
- Last fights and departure, 1956-57.