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Ben Sargent

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Populism-themed fete honors firebrand Jim Hightower this weekend

The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University will host "The Living Spirit of Texas Populism: In Our Politics, In Our Culture” on Saturday honoring folksy firebrand Jim Hightower, the former state Agricultural Commissioner who will speak at the event.