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Selected newspaper articles related to Peyton McKnight

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Headline Newspaper Columnist Date
Peyton McKnight a Texas treasure Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 01/11/96
McKnight leaves legacy of service Tyler Morning Telegraph    12/26/95
East Texans mourn Peyton McKnight Tyler Morning Telegraph    12/23/95
Bullock offers another proposal on redistricting Dallas Times Herald  Tiede, S. 10/26/81
Senate OKs remap plan Fort Worth Star-Telegram    07/22/81
Ogg plan stalls action on districts Dallas Times Herald  Clifford, F. 07/21/81
Senators offer proposal liked by incumbents Corpus Christi Caller  Davis, J. 06/25/81
'Sons of Killer Bees' Houston Chronicle  Tedino, J. 05/23/81
Disappearing act: walkout by 3 senators halts debate on beach traffic Houston Post  Bonavita, F. 05/23/81
Senators filibuster consumer bill Dallas Morning News    04/04/79
Spilled milk thwarts filibuster bluster Austin American Statesman    05/27/77
Upshur Voters Follow State-Wide Trends in Saturday's Balloting Gilmer Mirror  Staff 06/08/72
Upshur Turnout Under 7,000; Dolph Briscoe Sweeps All Boxes Gilmer Mirror  Staff 05/11/72
McKnight purchase subject of lawsuit Tyler Morning Telegraph    11/12/86
Peyton McKnight Fort Worth Star-Telegram    11/04/85
White slow to get the joke Austin American Statesman    11/03/85
Not exactly a verdict for whites to decide Dallas Times Herald  Schultze, Jim  11/03/85
He wouldn't play the game San Antonio Express News  Stinson, Roddy  11/03/85
McKnight spurns future appointments Fort Worth Star-Telegram    11/02/85
Oilman calls White 'political animal' Houston Post    11/02/85
McKnight declines any appointments Tyler Morning Telegraph    11/02/85
Slurs unacceptable Corpus Christi Caller Times    11/01/85
McKnight might get a post later, White says Dallas Morning News  Hillman, G. Robert  11/01/85
The messy McKnight affair Dallas Morning News  Kinch, Sam  11/01/85
Remarks doomed board pick Dallas Times Herald  Hamilton, Arnold  11/01/85
Gov. White defends choice for agency Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tiede, Saralee  11/01/85
White explains his McKnight decision Houston Chronicle    11/01/85
White says racial joke cost McKnight a post Houston Post    11/01/85
The McKnight flap raises issue of political loyalty Dallas Times Herald  Ivins, Molly  10/31/85
Uproar over racial joke kills appointment of former state senator Austin American Statesman  McNeely, Dave  10/30/85
White adviser gets safety post Dallas Morning News  Hillman, G. Robert  10/30/85
Governor backs off board pick Dallas Times Herald  Hamilton, Arnold  10/30/85
Gov. White alters choice for agency Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Jones, Lee  10/30/85
McKnight passes over for PSC appointment after racial slur Houston Chronicle  Kilday, Anne Marie  10/30/85
White appoints Guest to safety commission Houston Post  Smith, Glenn  10/30/85
McKnight thwarted by slur San Antonio Express News    10/30/85
Governor withdraws McKnight appointment Tyler Morning Telegraph  Doran, Karen  10/30/85
Jokes cost McKnight position Houston Post  Smith, Glenn  10/29/85
Here's how McKnight, Ragsdale can redeem themselves Dallas Times Herald  Schutze, Jim  10/27/85
Political uproar Austin American Statesman  McNeely, Dave  10/25/85
Just a matter of bad taste? Dallas Times Herald    10/25/85
White says he'll talk to McKnight about comments Dallas Times Herald  Hamilton, Arnold  10/25/85
Racial remark stirs criticism Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Holmes, Michael  10/25/85
Ex-senator's racial joking stirs controversy Dallas Times Herald  Hamilton, Arnold  10/24/85
McKnight's appointment still unofficial Houston Post    10/24/85
Celebrity chefs roast former state senator Tyler Morning Telegraph  Zimmerman, Sarah  10/05/85
Tylerite traces roots to July 4 Tyler Morning Telegraph  Bower, Betty  07/04/84
McKnight's record one of leadership Tyler Morning Telegraph    01/10/83
McKnight, the ex-candidate Dallas Times Herald  Tiede, Saralee  04/05/82
Petitions urging McKnight election effort circulating Tyler Morning Telegraph  Mccasland, Glenn  02/24/82
McKnight won't seek re-election Dallas Morning News    02/05/82
McKnight won't seek Senate re-election Tyler Morning Telegraph    02/03/82
McKnight first to enter Dem gubernatorial race Houston Chronicle  Fish, Richard  10/18/81
McKnight testing waters here Huntsville Item  Trow, Lisa  09/27/81
McKnight cites reasons holding up formal bid Tyler Morning Telegraph    09/06/81
McKnight tests water Dallas Times Herald  Calhoun, Ron  09/04/81
Senator stops short of announcing his candidacy in governor's race Tyler Morning Telegraph  Mccasland, Glenn  09/04/81
Moderate senators delay showdown on redistricting Dallas Times Herald  Clifford, Frank  07/18/81
McKnight denounces secret taping of judge Dallas Morning News    07/16/81
Solon eyeing demo gubernatorial race Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Brockway, Ruthanne  06/11/81
Bullock pushes senator for governor Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Kidd, Bill  06/07/81
McKnight's hat tossed into ring Houston Post    06/03/81
Tylerite has eye on governorship San Antonio Express News    06/01/81
McKnight looking at Clements' job Tyler Morning Telegraph  Mccasland, Glenn  05/31/81
Conservative Tyler Democrate considers '82 governor's race Dallas Times Herald  Clifford, Frank  05/09/81
Tyler senator wants Hobby's job Austin American Statesman  McNeely, Dave  09/11/79
McKnight says he will run, probably for Hobby's office Houston Post  Bonavita, Fred  09/08/79
Lawmaker won't tolerate shoving taxpayers around Austin American Statesman  Ford, Jon  12/15/78
McKnight takes governor's seat Austin American Statesman  Ford, Jon  05/18/78
Senator puts tax system at top of '79 dispute list Dallas Morning News    05/18/78
Legislator to seek re-election Dallas Morning News    01/12/78
McKnight in Senate pro tem job Houston Post    10/25/77
Oilman sworn as assistant Senate chief San Antonio Express News    10/25/77
McKnight gives no announcement on state office Houston Chronicle    10/05/77
Sen. McKnight: an opportunist looking for someplace to move San Angelo Standard Times  Davis, Jim  07/19/77
McKnight wins post Dallas Morning News    07/12/77
Senate elects McKnight president pro tem Houston Post    06/12/77
McKnight a political heavyweight Dallas Morning News  Keever, Jack  04/17/77
Sen. McKnight packs heavy wallop - on and off the floor Houston Chronicle  Keever, Jack  04/17/77
Is "Petrol" McKnight eyeing Tower's job? San Angelo Standard Times    05/16/76