Book Discussion on Gone to Texas: History of the Lone Star State

Professor Campbell talked about his book, Gone to Texas: A History of the Lone Star State, published by Oxford University… read more

Professor Campbell talked about his book, Gone to Texas: A History of the Lone Star State, published by Oxford University Press. Randolph “Mike” Campbell is a professor of history at the University of North Texas, and the author or co-author of seven books on 19th century Texas history. In Gone To Texas, he examined the history of Texas from the first inhabitants of the area 12,000 years ago through the present day. Using the story of the nation’s second largest state, Professor Campbell told the larger stories of the state’s embodiment of American ideals and its appeal to immigrants seeking opportunity. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Gone to Texas: History of the Lone Star State

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Lewisville, Texas, United States
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Sep 29, 2003
Last Aired:
Oct 11, 2003

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  • Sep 29, 2003 | 4:13am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 11, 2003 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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