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  1. Remembering monorail tragedy of 1968Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... visitors descended on the Alamo City to visit HemisFair, taking in ... more Nellie Connally, wife of Gov. John Connally, welcomes First Lady Lady Bird Johnson to San Antonio on April 5, 1968, to officially open HemisFair. Nellie Connally, wife of ...

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  2. PEMCO Insurance Launching Rideshare Driver Endorsement in OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Insurance Journal West

    ... against underinsured and uninsured motorists and within personal injury claims, the company said. According to John Connally, a product development manager and resident rideshare expert at PEMCO, exact coverage amounts depend on the driver's ...

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  3. A Walk Through Don Baylor's AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | The Hardball Times

    ... group of people, depending on which theory of the assassination you believe) that also wounded Texas Gov. John Connally as the motorcade passed through downtown Dallas. Don Baylor didn't remember where he was when he heard about the JFK shooting as ...

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  4. JFK documents could shed light on conspiracy theoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... in light of the new documents is the controversial "single bullet theory," which holds that JFK and Texas Gov. John Connally, who was riding in the same car as the president, were struck by the same bullet. Now, about 3,100 documents remain under ...

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  5. Release JFK dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | The Times-Tribune

    ... in light of the new documents is the controversial "single bullet theory," which holds that JFK and Texas Gov. John Connally, who was riding in the same car as the president, were struck by the same bullet. Now, about 3,100 documents remain under ...

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  6. How to Challenge Media Narratives Without Being Called a Conspiracy TheoristRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | OpEdNews

    President Kennedy minutes before his assassination in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963. Also in the presidential limousine: Jackie Kennedy, Texas Gov. John Connally and his wife, Nellie.

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  7. RIP, Mark WhiteRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2017 | Off the Kuff

    Former Gov. Mark White, who championed education reforms while serving as Texas governor from 1983 to 1987, died Saturday in Houston. He was 77. Julian Read, a close friend of White who served as press secretary to Gov. John Connally during the 1960s a confidant to many Texas governors since then, confirmed that White suffered a heart attack at his Houston home.

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  8. Former Texas Gov. Mark White dead at 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Chron

    ... Saturday in Houston. He was 77. Julian Read, a close friend of White who served as press secretary to Gov. John Connally during the 1960s a confidant to many Texas governors since then, confirmed that White suffered a heart attack at his Houston ...

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  9. What does it all mean? Past Cliburn medalists still flourishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... the 23-year-old Votapek became the Cliburn's first gold medalist. Competition executives contacted Texas Gov. John Connally, who worked out a draft deferment. Votapek immediately signed with the world's leading classical music impresario, Sol Hurok, ...

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  10. Glad that Gov. Abbott came for Longview's 100th anniv of Boy Scout TroopRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... troop which he joined as a young boy to open a time-capsule laid in the year 1967 by his predecessor Gov. John Connally. Abbott delivered a wonderful speech on what scouting has meant for his life. I, too, was in Scouts, but in Kansas. I was one of ...

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  11. Thorner: Phyllis Schlafly's Reagan archive reveals how she would judge TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Illinoisreview

    ... financed. Actually he had very formidable opponents. In the primaries Reagan faced the fantastically-financed John Connally, the prestigiously-backed George Bush, the super-pro Howard Baker, the media-backed John Anderson, and the young and ...

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  12. Continue reading Abbott invited to Longview for Scout troopa s 100th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    A cabin on a rise above a small lake in Longview is ready to welcome its second Texas governor on Saturday to usher in the next era for a Boy Scouts troop that's turning 100. The Longview News-Journal reports a young Greg Abbott joined the Longview troop about a year after Gov. John Connally came to Longview to help mark the troop's 50th birthday in 1967.

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  13. Abbott invited to Longview for Scout troop 100th anniversaryRead the original story

    May 4, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... The Longview News-Journal reportde a young Greg Abbott joined the Longview troop about a year after Gov. John Connally helped mark the troop's 50th birthday, in 1967. Gov. Abbott is scheduled to lead his old troop in unearthing a time capsule buried ...

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  14. Why are lawyers using brain damage as a criminal defense? The science doesn't support itRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... to Whitman's psychiatric complaints or headaches, and certainly not to his homicidal rampage. Texas Gov. John Connally called a state commission to review Whitman's case. In its final report, the commission allowed that the tumor "conceivably could ...

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  15. Campaign by HelicopterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | Air & Space

    ... Stevenson, who had been working the voters for six months. Johnson and his top aide, a young lawyer named John Connally, decided the only path to victory was getting a hard-hitting conservative message to a huge number of swing voters, who lived ...

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  16. Special agent during Kennedy assassination reflects in W. MIRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    In this Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, seen through the foreground convertible's windshield, President John F. Kennedy's hand reaches toward his head within seconds of being fatally shot as first lady Jacqueline Kennedy holds his forearm as the motorcade proceeds along Elm Street past the Texas School Book Depository in Dallas. Gov. John Connally was also shot.

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  17. Todaya s highlights in baseball history providedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Altus Times

    ... opened with an exhibition game between the New York Yankees and Astros. President Johnson attended and Gov. John Connally threw out the first ball. Mickey Mantle hit the first home run, but the Astros won 2-1 in 12 innings. 1969 - Billy Williams of ...

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  18. Past opinions offer perspective - Tue, 07 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... be 'front lines' of the United States defense." The editorial board was not enamored with a bid by Texas Gov. John Connally to join the Western States Water Council, with the thought of transferring water to the Lone Star State. "The Western States ...

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  19. An ill-advised plan to a tax and distributeaRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... on his plan in 1964, and devoted more than $10 million to promoting the idea over 30 years. Phil Crane and John Connally were supporters, and national radio commentator Ronald Reagan devoted three scripts to it in 1975. Despite its promise of ...

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  20. Almanac for Monday, Feb. 27, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Pisces. They include Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in 1807; U.S. Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black in 1886; David Sarnoff, RCA board chairman and father of American television, in 1891; actor William Demarest in 1892; soprano Marian Anderson in 1897; novelist John Steinbeck in 1902; golf Hall of Fame member Gene Sarazen in 1902; actor Joan Bennett in 1910; former Texas Gov. John Connally in 1917; actor Joanne Woodward in 1930 ; actor Elizabeth Taylor in 1932; consumer activist Ralph Nader in 1934 ; actor Barbara Babcock in 1937 ; actor Howard Hesseman in 1940 ; actor Mary Frann in 1943; physicist Alan Guth in 1947 ; actor Timothy Spall in 1957 ; actor Adam Baldwin in 1962 ; Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former President Bill Clinton, in 1980 ; singer Josh Groban in 1981 .

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