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Selected newspaper articles related to Clay Smothers

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Headline Newspaper Columnist Date
Ex-state lawmaker had flair for the unorthodox Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 06/30/04
Smothers Dallas Morning News  Staff 06/15/04
Ex - lawmaker free on bond in sex abuse Houston Chronicle    08/03/84
Ex - Dallas lawmaker indicted Dallas Times Herald  Riley, Rochelle  08/02/84
Ex - lawmaker's facility awaits hearing Dallas Morning News  Kuempel, George  05/24/84
Ex- Rep. Clay Smothers' youth center closed Dallas Times Herald  Ellis, Virginia  05/23/84
Judge empties center run by ex - legislator Dallas Times Herald  Ellis, Virginia  05/22/84
Ex-lawmaker seeks education panel post Austin American Statesman    03/13/82
Clay Smothers accused of striking man with pistol Dallas Times Herald    01/19/82
Smothers seeks Reagan administration post Dallas Times Herald  Swanson, Doug  02/20/81
Smothers switches parties Dallas Morning News  Attlesey, Sam  12/18/79
Smothers switches to GOP Dallas Times Herald    12/18/79
Smothers switches to GOP Dallas Times Herald  Calhoun, Ron  12/18/79
Rep. Clay Smothers expected to defect to GOP Tuesday Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Nelson, Mark  12/14/79
Smothers 'too tall' challenge takes blow Austin American Statesman    11/13/79
Jones wants Smothers to box trainer Dallas Morning News  Attlesey, Sam  11/13/79
Smothers nixes Too Tall's sub Dallas Times Herald  Marshall, Thom  11/13/79
'Cassius' Clay issues challenge Dallas Morning News  Attlesey, Sam  11/10/79
Smothers wants fight with Too Tall Dallas Times Herald  Marshall, Thom  11/10/79
Smothers to become Republican Austin American Statesman    10/31/79
Smothers to rejoin Republicans, may seek Frost seat in Congress Dallas Times Herald  Calhoun, Ron  10/17/79
Smothers lists loans omitted from earlier report Dallas Morning News  Kuempel, George  09/21/79
Clay Smothers Dallas Times Herald  Montgomery, Dave  08/12/79
Notable quotes of Smothers Dallas Times Herald    08/12/79
Black legislator will join GOP, newspaper says Houston Post    08/12/79
Smothers will switch parties, challenge Frost for house seat Dallas Morning News  Kuempel, George  08/11/79
Rep. Smothers is asked to list all his loans Corpus Christi Caller Times    08/10/79
Smothers withholds data Dallas Morning News  Kuempel, George  08/09/79
Dispute surrounds Smothers protege Dallas Morning News  Kuempel, George  08/08/79
Ragsdale urges caucus to throw out Smothers Dallas Morning News    08/02/79
Smothers calls Ragsdale 'nut' Dallas Times Herald  Montgomery, Dave  08/01/79
House ignores Smothers. endorses Year of Child Austin American Statesman  Besaw, Larry  05/19/79
Smothers blasts 'lying' news media Dallas Morning News    05/17/79
Smothers angry about TV series on prostitution Austin American Statesman    05/16/79
Smothers attacks TV show on prostitution, legislature Dallas Times Herald    05/16/79
At last, Clay Smothers finds a cause to support Dallas Times Herald  Woolley, Bryan  05/02/79
What's 'suitable' legislative attire? Dallas Times Herald  Garrett, Robert T.  04/28/79
Smothers comes out swinging again but says he's mellowed in 2nd term Dallas Morning News  Kuempel, George  01/28/79
Smothers says Angolans used as slaves in Cuba Dallas Times Herald    08/05/78
Smothers proposes U. S. aid to Angolan guerrilla forces Dallas Morning News    06/16/78
Interview with a rebel Dallas Times Herald  Dudney, Bob  05/29/78
Smothers used staff to aid establishing youth home Dallas Morning News  Griffith, Dotty  03/06/78
Smothers expects racist tone in liberals' bid Dallas Morning News  Griffith, Dotty  02/03/78
Smothers reveals re - election plans, blasts foreign student protesters Dallas Times Herald  Calhoun, Ron  02/02/78
Solon says blacks must solve crime problems Houston Chronicle  Nolan, Joe  08/04/77
Smothers best freshman Austin American Statesman    05/20/77
Trivia champ Austin American Statesman    04/18/77
NAACP called 'obsolete' Austin American Statesman    04/17/77
Clay Smothers - one - man minority party Houston Post  Standefer, Jon  04/17/77
Reporter's attire criticized Austin American Statesman    03/09/77
Put thy house in order Daily Texan    03/09/77
Smothers unique figure Corpus Christi Caller Times  Parks, Scott  02/18/77
Black wants leaders 'out on the streets' Austin American Statesman  Fernandez, Julie  02/01/77
Black legislator bucks system Daily Texan    01/31/77
Smothers prepares for long - sought post Dallas Morning News  Reed, Julia Scott  01/13/77