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Bartee Haile

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Bartee Haile: Amputated limb gave Santa Anna a leg up

Some generals really know how to go out on a limb

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Bartee Haile: San Antonio a hotbed of Mexican exile intrigue

Ah, the best laid plans can go awry, and will, at the worst possible time

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Bartee Haile: Agent paid high price for devotion to Indians

A compelling story of tolerance and intolerance with an aptly named good soldier

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Bartee Haile: Brothers stand trial in extortion scheme

A strange crime gone awry in Dallas took 20 G-men to solve

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Bartee Haile: First Texan on Supreme Court hard to pigeonhole

The Texas-born Chief Justice with a mind of his own was a protector of the constitution

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Bartee Haile: No respect for the batting champion from Bangs

Before steroids, the remarkable hitting of a Texas ballplayer from Spudders to Bees to Browns

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Bartee Haile: Crossing Texas by wagon train no easy trip

No GPS, no A/C, no Pepto Bismol and more reasons for calling the west "wild"

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Bartee Haile: Gulf coast town mourned death of reviled robber baron

A Texan who sold barbed wire, took over a railroad and bet on, well, everything

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Bartee Haile: Daring young Texan on the flying trapeze

Acrobatic Texan proves daring in more ways than one

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Bartee Haile: Movie actress’ career and life go up in flames

The surprising tale of a famous Texas starlet

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