John Connally

  • News

    November 21, 2013

    Watching JFK's Ghost Fade Away

    The 50th is the last big moment of mourning for Dallas' aging true grievers.

  • News

    April 28, 2011

    City Hall's Kennedy Conspiracy

    Kennedy assassination author and conspiracist Robert Groden says the city's out to get him. He may be right.

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Preservationists Say If Perry Kills Historical Commission, He Could Also Decimate Future

    Flickr user: Nicholas Henderson‚ÄčIt hasn't been easy reaching a preservationist in this state in the last couple of hours. Or in D.C., for that matter. Not since Governor Rick Perry announced earlier today that in order to save the state some money, he's proposing the elimination of the Texas Histo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2008

    Craig Watkins and Toby Shook Damn the Judge Who Freed the Texas Seven's Getaway Car Provider

    Raul Rodriguez The very definition of "shock probation": Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins was shocked to find out that Raul Rodriguez -- who provided the Texas Seven with a getaway vehicle upon their escape from the John B. Connally Unit, shortly before they gunned down Irving police of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2007

    Not on Our Summer Reading List

    Yesterday, a copy of the book you see pictured here arrived at the office. As you can see it was written by Joseph Garcia, who, along with six other men, escaped from the John Connally Unit near Kenedy in December 2000 and wound up at an Oshman's in Irving on Christmas Eve, where they killed police ... More >>

  • News

    November 23, 2000

    High Spoons

    Bare breasts, a bowl of red, and bad blood among the chili brethren in the Big Bend. Texas doesn't get any better.

  • Music

    January 20, 2000

    Lost legends

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

  • News

    October 30, 1997

    Conspiracy Theory

    JFK assassination buffs who peddle their wares on the grassy knoll think there's a plot to put them out of business. They may be right.

  • News

    July 20, 1995

    Texas' revenge on America

    Why do we love Washington's most hated politician?

  • Music

    May 4, 1995

    Farewell from Cracker Eden

    Texas journalism loses a great writer and friend in Grover Lewis