By Don Carleton
This dual biography chronicles the lives of Will and Oveta Hobby; their impact on local, state, and national events; and how their marriage and media empire helped shape twentieth-century journalistic and political history.
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By Red McCombs, as told to Don Carleton
This autobiography by prominent Texas entrepreneur and philanthropist Red McCombs offers fascinating insights into the building of a business empire, the troubles that have beset the U.S. auto industry, and the development of the highly successful Clear Channel Communications.
By Dolph Briscoe, as told to Don Carleton
Dolph Briscoe, governor of Texas from 1973 until 1979, was the largest individual landowner and rancher in a state famous for its huge ranches. He was one of the most respected businessmen in Texas, with a portfolio that included banks, agribusinesses, cattle, and oil and gas properties. Briscoe played a crucial role in restoring public confidence in the integrity of state government.