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[Charles Wilson Portrait]

Description: Photograph of Congressman Charles Wilson. This photograph was a personal favorite of Barbara and Charlie Wilson. Taken October 7, 2003. Charles Bogel is the photographer.
Date: October 7, 2003
Creator: Bogel, Charles
Item Type: Photograph

[Charles Wilson Campains with Ann Richards and Miss Texas]

Description: Photograph of Congressman Charles Wilson, Governor Ann Richards, and Miss Texas Rhonda Morrison in the parking lot of the Angelina County Exposition Center in Lufkin, Texas at the conclusion of their day-long helicopter tour. The tour occurred during the 1992 campaign on October 14, and began in Orange with stops in Silsbee, Jasper, and Center. After ceremonies at the Exposition Center, it concluded with a reception at Crown Colony Country Club.
Date: October 14, 1992
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Timber Charlie Stinks]

Description: Photograph of a sign at a protest against the expansion of the Big Thicket National Preserve in Southeast Texas on April 29, 1989. The sign, attached to a protestor's vehicle, reads, "'Timber Charlie' Stinks."
Date: April 29, 1989
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[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

[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

[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