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Bartee Haile

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Bartee Haile: Has basketball coach Guy Lewis’ time finally come?

Legendary Houston coach Guy V. Lewis is still waiting for the recognition he so richly deserves.

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Bartee Haile: Bootlegger first white man to go to the chair

— This Week in Texas History: A column by BARTEE HAILE Sidney “Pete” Welk and at least two of his business associates were too busy brewing a batch of their banned beverage on the night of Dec....

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Bartee Haile: Ailing artist recharges his batteries in San Antonio

— This Week in Texas History: A column by BARTEE HAILE A sick southern artist came to Texas on Nov. 27, 1873 to clear his lungs and his head. Restored in body and soul after a long...

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