BOOK BRIEFS: Movie Stunts, Famous Bandits and a World War I Regiment – #bookreview

Cowboy Stuntman From Olympic Gold to the Silver Screen Dean Smith with Mike Cox (Texas Tech University Press – hardback, Kindle) Dean Smith won an Olympic gold medal in the 400-meter relays at the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. Then the 20-year-old returned home to Northwest Texas, where he had been a rodeo cowboy. Later, … Continue reading BOOK BRIEFS: Movie Stunts, Famous Bandits and a World War I Regiment – #bookreview

Courage Beyond the Game: The Freddie Steinmark Story – #football #biography #bookreview

Courage Beyond the Game: The Freddie Steinmark Story By Jim Dent (Thomas Dunne Books, $25.99 hardback; $12.99 Kindle) In my one and only fall semester as a student at the University of Texas at Austin, I went to a couple of football games and watched Freddie Steinmark play safety for the Longhorns. I sat high up in … Continue reading Courage Beyond the Game: The Freddie Steinmark Story – #football #biography #bookreview