Table of contents for Eckhardt : there once was a congressman from Texas / Gary A. Keith ; foreword by Al Gore.

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Foreword by Al Gore
Part I: The Eckhardts of Texas
1. The German Texas Pioneers
2. Bobby Eckhardt in Austin
3. Student Eckhardt on the Forty Acres
Part II: Lawyer Eckhardt
4. Eckhardt's Shingle and Pen
5. Civil Rights and Labor
6. Eckhardt in 1940s Texas Politics
7. Brother Eckhardt Goes to Houston
8. Eckhardt, the Texas Observer, and Yarborough Come of Age
Part III: Pygmies, Giants, and Knights at the State Capitol
9. Freshman Legislator of the Year, 1959
10. The Veteran Legislator
11. Readying for Congress
Part IV: Bob Eckhardt: Americans' Second Congressman
12. Inside Congress, Inside Washington
13. The Veteran Congressman
14. Public v. Special Interest: Environmental and Consumer Policymaking
15. The Oil and Gas Wars
16. The 1980 Election
17. Congressman Emeritus
Robert Christian Eckhardt: A Chronology

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Eckhardt, Bob.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Congress. House -- Biography.
Legislators -- Texas -- Biography.
Labor lawyers -- Texas -- Biography.
Political activists -- Texas -- Biography.
Texas -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Texas -- Politics and government -- 1951-.
Liberalism -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Political parties -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.