Although Texas has not elected a Democrat to statewide office for more than two decades, it is undergoing dramatic demographic and economic changes. While the state urbanizes and its population diversifies, its government remains steadfastly conservative. Explore the Lone Star State’s history, culture, and politics and the enormous impact it has on the nation as a whole.
Lawrence Wright, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, is the author of God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State. Philip Bobbitt (moderator) is Herbert Wechsler Professor of Federal Jurisprudence and director of the Center for National Security at Columbia Law School.
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