texas http://wfpl.org en Gail Collins To Speak In Louisville Thursday http://wfpl.org/post/gail-collins-speak-louisville-thursday <p>New York Times national columnist Gail Collins speak tomorrow night at the <a href="http://www.lfpl.org/upcomingevents.htm#collins">Louisville Free Public Library</a>.</p><p>Collins will discuss her new book, <strong><em>As Texas Goes&hellip;</em></strong>, which looks at how Texas has historically influenced federal government policies but in recent years has been a hotbed of anti-Washington sentiment.</p><p>Collins said she decided to write the book after attending a Tea Party rally in 2009.</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 21:23:03 +0000 Rick Howlett 823 at http://wfpl.org Gail Collins To Speak In Louisville Thursday Columnist Gail Collins: As Texas Goes, So Goes the Nation http://wfpl.org/post/columnist-gail-collins-texas-goes-so-goes-nation <p>The Tea Party, No Child Left Behind and financial deregulation are just a few of many concepts that have roots in Texas.<br /><br /> A new book by New York Times national columnist <a href="http://topics.nytimes.com/top/opinion/editorialsandoped/oped/columnists/gailcollins/index.html">Gail Collins</a>, entitled, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/10/books/review/as-texas-goes-by-gail-collins.html?pagewanted=all"><em>As Texas Goes&hellip;</em></a> looks into how much of this country&rsquo;s political agenda, and anti-Washington sentiment, was shaped in the Lone Star State.<br /> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 20:35:37 +0000 Brad Yost 808 at http://wfpl.org Columnist Gail Collins: As Texas Goes, So Goes the Nation