Last of the line

Burka, Paul
February 1993
Texas Monthly;Feb93, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p52
Profiles Lloyd Bentsen and his contributions to Texas politics. Political victories; Bentsen's campaign tactics; Unification of the state Democrats; Saving the state Democratic party; Patrician image; Ability to defend state interests; Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee; Vice presidential nominee; Secretary of Treasury. INSET: The unveiling of Lloyd Bentsen, December 1974, by Al Reinert..


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