Kinky Friedman

Richard Samet "Kinky" Friedman is an American Texas Country singer, songwriter, novelist, humorist, politician and former columnist for 'Texas Monthly' who styles himself in the mold of popular American satirists Will Rogers and Mark Twain. He was one of two independent candidates in the 2006 election for the office of Governor of Texas. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Kinky Friedman has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2001 Call-In. The year with the most videos was 2005 with three videos. Most common tags: Texas, Governor.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 5 c. January 1, 2006 - Present Gubernatorial Candidate, Texas
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Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • <em>You Can Lead a Politician to Water, But You Can't Make Him Think</em>

    You Can Lead a Politician to Water, But You Can't Make Him Think

    Kinky Friedman talked about his book You Can Lead a Politician to Water, But You Can’t Make Him Think: Ten Commandments for…

  • Texas Gubernatorial Debate

    Texas Gubernatorial Debate

    Governor Rick Perry, Chris Bell, Kinky Friedman, and Carol Keeton Strayhorn participated in a televised debate. Among the…

  • <em>Texas Hold \'Em</em>

    Texas Hold \'Em

    Kinky Friedman talked about his book Texas Hold 'Em: How I Was Born in a Manger, Died in the Saddle, and Came Back as a Horny…

  • <em>Texas Hold 'Em</em>

    Texas Hold 'Em

    Kinky Friedman talked about his book Texas Hold 'Em: How I Was Born in a Manger, Died in the Saddle, and Came Back as a Horny Toad,…

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