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[News Clip: Log Cabin Republicans Rally]

Description: Video recording of a Log Cabin Republicans rally at the Fort Worth water gardens. Behind the speakers are people holding signs. Those belonging to LCR members include "Rally for Liberty", "Exclusion is not Inclusion", "Barry Goldwater good for Liberty I miss them both!", "Hate is not a family value", "I see the circus but where's the big tent", "Lesbian & Gay Equality", and the HRC logo. Those belonging to protesters include "Homosexuality is a Hell/Fire Sin!!" and one that lists out multiple grievances surrounded with a "SIN" border. At the end of the video the protesters are closer to the cameras and directly address group members and camera handlers.
Date: June 13, 1998
Duration: 7 minutes 04 seconds
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[News Clips: George W. Bush and Gay Republicans]

Description: Video recording of a "Fox News Live" broadcast, a broadcast of "The World Today" from CNN, and a "CBS Morning News" broadcast, all covering the George W. Bush presidential campaign. The reporters discuss his upcoming meeting with John McCain, his meeting with gay republicans, and other policy points that Bush is working towards.
Date: April 14, 2000
Duration: 6 minutes 11 seconds
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["The New Face of Gay Power" article, October 13, 2003]

Description: An article, written by John Cloud for Time Magazine, about Cody, Wyoming five years after the murder of a young gay man named Matthew Shepard. It is one of the more liberal cities in the state and is also home to one of the Republican Unity Coalition's chairmen, Alan Simpson.
Date: October 13, 2003
Creator: Cloud, John
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[Letter from Karl Rove to Charles Francis, April 18, 2000]

Description: A handwritten letter from Karl C. Rove to Charlie C. Francis that reads "Dear Charlie, Sorry for being so late in writing to say thanks for all your hard work in pullign together Thursday's meeting. It was a very good and useful gathering and possible only because of your work. Best, Karl". The message is on George W. Bush for President stationery.
Date: April 18, 2000
Creator: Rove, Karl
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[Letter from Charles Francis to Mary Matalin, March 8, 1999]

Description: A letter from Charles C. Francis to Mary Matalin about her "Meet the Press" interview and commitment to side with the lesbian and gay community. Francis also speaks about his support of George W. Bush which only grew after the incident when a GOP spokesman spoke against the Log Cabin Republicans .
Date: March 8, 1999
Creator: Francis, Charles C.
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[Email with a letter from the Austin American-Statesman]

Description: An email containing a section of a letter from the Austin American-Statesman. The letter covers the actions of GOP leaders towards the Log Cabin Republicans of Texas surrounding the Republican Convention in Fort Worth, Texas. One spokesman, Robert Black, compared the group to the KKK and labeled it a hate group.
Date: June 6, 1998
Creator: Elizondo, Juan B., Jr.
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[Photo of Charlie Francis holding a folder]

Description: Photograph of Charles Inge Francis, the great uncle of Charles C. Francis and NTSU regent, standing in an office space with a Gothic cathedral painting on the wall behind him and a folder or papers in his hand. On the back is a handwritten note that reads "To J. R. Harris my nephew, Sincerely, Charles I. Francis 2-24-69". Beneath that note is a long three paragraph biography of Charles Inge Francis.
Date: February 24, 1969
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[Thank you note from Barbara Bush]

Description: Scan of a thank-you note from Barbara Bush to Charles C. Francis. The note reads "Dear Charles - A million thanks for your announcement card. You are with the best! (Unclear)- Barbara Bush". It was written on 'The Vice President's House' stationery.
Date: March 25, 1984
Creator: Bush, Barbara
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[Letter from Charles Francis to Governor Bush, June 8, 1998]

Description: A letter from Charles C. Francis to Governor George W. Bush warning about how the GOP's spokesman Robert Black's smearing of the group 'Log Cabin Republicans' is not going to end well and that Bush needs to act. Francis gives Bush a heads up about upcoming responses in newspapers and demonstrations.
Date: June 8, 1998
Creator: Francis, Charles C.
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[New York Times National Report, April 9, 1999]

Description: An article in The New York Times National Report written by Richard L. Berke about the conversation around gay issues in Texas. Featured are Governor George Bush's views on gay issues and Charles C. Francis' approval of Bush as well as others in the Republican Party who have spoken on the issue.
Date: April 9, 1999
Creator: Berke, Richard L.
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