xv, 419 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
9780292716919 cloth alkaline paper 0292716915 cloth alkaline paper
Focus on American history series.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-392) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The German Texas pioneers Bobby Eckhardt in Austin Student Eckhardt on the forty acres Eckhardt's shingle and pen Civil rights and labor Eckhardt in 1940s Texas politics Brother Eckhardt goes to Houston Eckhardt, the Texas observer, and Yarborough come of age Freshman legislator of the year, 1959 The veteran legislator Readying for Congress Inside Congress, inside Washington The veteran congressman Public v. special interest : environmental and consumer policymaking The oil and gas wars The 1980 election Congressman emeritus Afterword Robert Christian Eckhardt : a chronology.