Baylor University Poage Library

He Ain't No Lawyer

He Ain't No Lawyer! Memories from My Years with Congressman Bob Poage

By Fowler West

For many years Fowler West has been contributing short stories of his years with Bob Poage to Agro Magazine. These along with other stories have now been compiled into a book for the 30th anniversary of Poage Legislative Library. In the Table of contents below, you can read the Introduction by Fowler West and a biographical sketch of Fowler.

 

If you would like a copy of this book, please contact Poage Library. Suggested donation is $15 which includes postage.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction

1

Letter to Editor

5

Article by Easley, West and Brenner

5

"This is the Monster"

14

Flooded A Surprise Call From Mrs. Poage

17

Tree Moving

19

Appeal at the Pentagon

22

"He Ain't No Lawyer"

24

The Telephone and Mr. Poage

25

The President Calls the Waco Office

26

Mr. Hall Gets the Help He Deserves

28

Coyotes and a Call from Russell Train

30

A Love Story

36

"Fifths"

38

Ten Thousand Tons for Ireland

41

The River Jordan

44

Football Mr. Poage's Way

49

Rock Hauling

52

The Blue-Haired Reporter

57

A Lobbyist Called "Sweetie"

61

Freddy, the Rural Mail Carrier

63

Class in Defeat

66

Statement of Mr. Poage of Texas

 

Re: Caucus Action Jan. 16, 1975

73

Statement of W. R. Poage to the Democratic Caucus

 

In Support of Honorable Tom Foley

 

January 22, 1975

74

Lessons

76

Tilt

79

About the Author

81


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