Yes, good buddies, for your diversion regarding how Texan George W. Bush may attempt to skew history, rest calm because the English language version of Russia's newspaper Pravda sets things in their own special view. Gee, with such kind attention, maybe they'll be willing to publish his memoirs.
Saturday, December 20, 2008
|Texans well-represented in National Book Awards competition |
November 19, 2008By EDWARD NAWOTKA / Special Contributor to The Dallas Morning News
Two Texans part of national selection panel, Dagoberto Gilb and Sandra Cisneros
Authors pick their 2008 favorite Latino books
By Carlos Rodríguez Martorell
Friday, December 19, 2008
Among those who sit at the felt table, this subject arises. Bets can be made that the history is rich and contentious. Here's a show card in that history ....
Center for American History to be Named For Former Governor Dolph Briscoe
News release, read more at
http://www.utexas.edu/news/2008/12/01/cah_briscoe/ December 1, 2008
"AUSTIN, Texas — The Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin will be named for Dolph Briscoe, former governor of Texas, following gifts totaling $15 million.
The naming of the "Dolph Briscoe Center for American History" recognizes his support for preserving and promoting Texas and U.S. history. The gift is the largest in the history of the Center, and follows Briscoe's previous financial and in-kind support for the Center's programs and collections."
22 minute video at:
Joe O'Connell reports he's lured Beowulf into his cave for the dark art of tutoring in Texas literature. Good work, Joe.
"For the second year I'm teaching students from Denmark about Texas literature at Austin Community College, including my own novel EVACUATION PLAN. This past Friday they came out to my house and then we brought them first to the SPJST Hall down the road and then to the Thrall-Thorndale high school football game. The author Carolyn Osborn came to speak to them this week."
"If you are a faculty or staff member, student or alumni of the university, and have written a book, we'd love to hear about it. Email story ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, mail an advance review copy of your book to:
The University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station, G6000
Austin, Texas 78712"