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John Connally

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2013

    Five of the Most Interesting Videos on the JFK Assasination

    Everyone and their dog is talking about the day President John F. Kennedy was shot in Dallas, 50 years ago today. There are countless videos, documentaries and newspaper inches spilling out as we lead up to the actual anniversary. In case you want a refresher course on some of the happenings of that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2013

    JFK: A Few of Our Favorite Batshit Crazy Conspiracy Theories

    One of the greatest disservices Jack Ruby did when he killed Lee Harvey Oswald was unleash a neverending stream of conspiracy theories ranging from insane to slightly-less-insane. Most of these are benign, and in their own way entertaining; some, like deranged Orleans Parish District Attorney Jim Ga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    For St. Patrick's Day: 10 Notable Irish Texans

    This weekend brings St. Patrick's Day, the annual celebration of all things Irish. Even in Texas there are parades. As well there should be, because Irish Texans have definitely made their mark on the world. Like these ten: 10. Matthew McConaughey His Mom was a McCabe. "McConaughey" is Gaelic for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    Rick Perry's Big Campaign-Cash Haul: Phil Gramm Redux?

    Connally: One very expensive delegate​The political world is abuzz today with word of Rick Perry's impressive fundraising. Right after he entered the GOP presidential primary, Perry hauled in $17.1 million. The cah grab could "counter the perception that his campaign his struggling," the AP s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    President's Day List: Five Biographies You Need to Read

    Dutch received undeserved scorn​President's Day is a time to reflect on the people who've lived in the White House, and how best to learn more about them. Presidential biographies have always been a huge industry, with a staggering amount of trees felled for books both incredibly dense and an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Kay Bailey Hutchison Retires: Five Career Highlights

    Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison has announced she will not seek re-election to the Senate, probably a wise move after conservatives sensed blood in the water after her disastrous gubernatorial campaign. KBH's three terms in the Senate were somewhat odd in that she never made all that much of an impres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Houston 101: Where Kingmakers Reigned And Plotted

    For decades, vital issues affecting the U.S. and Texas were hashed out in Suite 8-F of the Lamar Hotel in downtown Houston.The suite had only two rooms and a kitchenette and it was decorated in whatever the relevant time period's definition of "tacky" was, but it became the Unofficial Capital of Tex ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 7, 2005

    Over Oprah

    Author Jonathan Franzen stops by to share some Corrections

  • Calendar

    September 16, 2004

    Artsy Ambling

    Stomp Around to five gallery openings in one night

  • Calendar

    November 6, 2003

    Live Through This

    Where were you when Kennedy was shot? Nellie Connally was in the car with him

  • Culture

    November 7, 2002

    Scared Suburban

    There's something missing from the Alley's Frame 312

  • Dining

    August 30, 2001

    Choking the Critic

    Why is the Chronicle so sour on hiring a full-time restaurant reviewer?

  • News

    January 13, 2000

    Lost Legends

    Tary Owens helped rescue the early roots of Texas music. Then those songs saved Owens from himself.

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    Brave Talk, Bleak Prospects

    Outgunned county Dems feast before famine in 2000

  • News

    April 25, 1996

    Feature

    Headline:The Case Against Hurwitz In one of the last big S&L cases from the '80s, two federal agencies are pursuing Charles Hurwitz over the failure of united Savings. And for once, Hurwitz may have no place to hide.

  • News

    April 6, 1995

    Down on Peckerwood Hill

    It's the last stop for some Texas prison inmates

  • News

    February 23, 1995

    Sold!

    Houston is the epicenter of Texas' auction world. But buyer beware -- some auctioneers may only be selling a bill of goods.

  • News

    December 29, 1994

    The Year of Living Anxiously

    Are We Having Fun Yet? Or is it just the jangly buzz of advanced urban stress syndrome?

  • News

    November 24, 1994

    Pro Bono Publico

    A Vinson & Elkins lawyer wins a big one for a death row inmate

  • News

    June 23, 1994

    The Case Against Kay

    Last year, a grand jury was told tales about Texas' junior senator. Here's what they heard.

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