Small towns and growing horizons: Early memories and influences -- Denton and Beeville, Texas -- Orange, Texas -- Weatherford, Texas -- Austin -- A freeing of the mind and spirit: College -- Moving into my mountains -- Early political years: Washington DC -- Jake -- In preparation for defeat -- A political master's degree: The Democratic National Committee and Bob Strauss -- With Strauss and on my own -- Lloyd Bentsen -- Lowell Lebermann: in praise of friendship -- America's best ideas: The National Park Foundation -- Parks in a changing Texas -- Epilogue.
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