Some people say we need a third party. I wish we had a second one.
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|Birth:||11th January, 1943|
|Profession:||Activist, Author, Columnist, Radio Personality|
James Allen Hightower was born in Denison, Texas, USA. He is an American syndicated columnist, political activist, radio personality and author. He served as 8th Agriculture Commissioner of Texas from 1983 to 1991. He earned a BA degree in government from the University of North Texas, Denton. He was the editor of the magazine The Texas Observer in 1976. Since 1993, he has produced Hightower Radio, a daily two-minute commentary carried by over 130 affiliates. He also hosted a weekend talk show on the American Broadcasting Company radio network and a weekday midday talk show on the United Broadcasting Network. He currently writes a nationally syndicated column carried by seventy-five independent weekly newspapers and other publications through Creators Syndicate. He also writes for The Progressive Populist. He has written several books include: Hard tomatoes, hard times, Eat Your Heart Out, After They Join, Thieves in high places, Let's Stop Beating Around the Bush, and Swim against the Current. He is a recipient of the 2009 Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship.
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