Badmouthing politicians with Elmo

By Willis Webb


Some old stories are too good not to re-tell and put in print. In the mid- 1950s, Sam Houston State Teachers College was a small school. It’s now Sam Houston State University and has several times the enrollment that it did in the fall of 1955, my freshman year, when the student body numbered 1900 and the freshman class accounted for 900 of that enrollment. I mistakenly signed up to live in a dormitory that was mostly for freshman boys (no co-ed dorms in those strait-laced days of imposed morals and naivete’).
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