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Bartee Haile

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Bartee Haile: First Texan to win gold medal was world’s fastest man

How a speedy Texan wowed the sporting world

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Bartee Haile: Texans and Mexicans cooperate to bring down Victorio

The elusive career and mysterious death of an Apache military genius

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Bartee Haile: Whatever happened to pirate “President” of Texas?

The thrill of victory and the agony of Lafitte

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Bartee Haile: Temperamental silent star did it her way

The tale of a strong-willed Texas flapper with a mind of her own...

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Bartee Haile: Army officer helps himself to priceless art treasures

A tale of how greed will backfire and art will (slowly) triumph in the end...

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Bartee Haile: Lifetime of firsts for “First Lady of Texas”

A remarkable trail-blazing Texas woman who lived the principles of equality

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Bartee Haile: Fort Worth mourns hero of “Spring Palace” fire

An Englishman civil engineer becomes a hero to thousands in Ft. Worth...

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Bartee Haile: Body of war hero found on Memorial Day

One of the most decorated and famous WWII heroes was a Texan with humble beginnings...

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Bartee Haile: The Spanish hero who made a lasting impression

Texas cattle make their way to George Washington sent by a Spanish hero...

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Bartee Haile: Former Governor and Senator refuses to go quietly

Even the clouds wept when Richard Coke passed on in Waco

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