TITLE

Brushes with destiny

AUTHOR(S)
Barone, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/28/93, Vol. 114 Issue 25, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers an epitaph to John Connally, who died last week at the age of 76 and came very close to being president. Governor of Texas when John F. Kennedy was shot in Dallas; President Richard Nixon's Treasury Secretary; Run for president in 1980; Drama and tragedy in his life.
ACCESSION #
9306220056

 

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