Personality, Feb. 25, 1952

FORT WORTH, Texas, known both affectionately and derisively as "Cowtown," has a civic monument which, unlike San Antonio's Alamo, Houston's Shamrock and Dallas' Cotton Bowl, can walk & talk at incredible speed. That this monument is made of perishable material causes Fort Worth no immediate concern: Amon Giles Carter, tall, straight-backed and hefty, in his 73rd year shows no signs of erosion. He walks as fast as ever and talks even faster.

At times the talking gets out of hand. At a recent luncheon in Dallas, a city 30 miles east of Fort Worth and the object of Carter's deepest scorn, Carter...

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