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Fred Harris

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.

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Hightower donates archive to Whitliff Collections

National media figure, populist and former Texas Agricultural Commissioner Jim Hightower has donated his personal archive of papers, photos and memorabilia to the Whitliff Collections at Texas State.