Gov. O.M. Roberts refused to declare Thanksgiving.
Gov. O.M. Roberts refused to declare Thanksgiving. Legislative Reference Library of Texas State Preservation Board
Gov. O.M. Roberts refused to declare Thanksgiving. Legislative Reference Library of Texas State Preservation Board

The Texas governor who hated Thanksgiving

November 28, 2015 07:18 PM

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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.

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