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[Anti- Big Thicket Expansion Protest Sign]

Description: Photograph of East Texans protesting expansion of the Big Thicket National Preserve on April 29, 1989. Their sign reads "Give me Liberty or Give me death, but Don't Give me 'Charlie'." Congressman Charles Wilson supported the expansion of the area protected by the federal government, an opinion that put him at odds with some of his constituents, particularly private property owners and those who made their living from the forest products industry.
Date: April 29, 1989
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson at Deweyville Post Office]

Description: Photograph of Congressman Charles Wilson at a flag raising ceremony at the post office in Deweyville, Texas in February 1981. Deweyville High School students look on.
Date: February 1981
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson Eating in Pakistan]

Description: Photograph of Congressman Charles Wilson eating with Pakistanis during the filming of a CBS 60 Minutes episode. Pakistan, May or June 1988.
Date: 1988-05/1988-06
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson in Pakistan]

Description: Photograph of Congressman Charles Wilson drinking with Pakistanis in Pakistan. This image was taken during the filming of a CBS 60 Minutes episode. May or June 1988.
Date: 1988-05/1988-06
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson No Evil 1981]

Description: Photograph of Texas Congressional Delegation members Kent Hance, Charlie Wilson, and Phil Gramm in the "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil" pose at Ronald Reagan's inauguration on January 20, 1981.
Date: January 20, 1981
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson Shooting Machine Gun]

Description: Photograph of Congressman Charles Wilson firing a machine gun in Afghanistan during the filming of an episode of "60 Minutes" in May-June 1988. This photograph was used for the cover of George Crile's book, Charlie Wilson's War.
Date: 1988-05/1988-06
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Charles Wilson with President Carter

Description: Photograph of (left to right) Harry Hubbard, Congressman Charles Wilson, and President Jimmy Carter eating on Air Force One on October 22, 1980. A signed inscription reads "Charlie, You're Great/ Jimmy Carter"
Date: October 22, 1980
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Hance Wilson Gramm Reagan Inauguration]

Description: Photograph of Texas Congressional Delegation Members Kent Hance, Charles Wilson, and Phil Gramm at Ronald Reagan's inauguration on January 20, 1981.
Date: January 20, 1981
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center