The formal order on June 19, 1865, commanding Texans to free their slaves.
The formal order on June 19, 1865, commanding Texans to free their slaves. NewsBank archives
The formal order on June 19, 1865, commanding Texans to free their slaves. NewsBank archives

Bud Kennedy

Texas and the U.S.: 150 years of happiness together, sort of

May 07, 2015 8:09 PM

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Bud Kennedy

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Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

Email Bud at bud@star-telegram.com