Cragg Hines

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Charles Cragg Hines (born 19 June 1945 Dallas, Texas) was a Washington, D.C., based political opinion columnist. He was employed by the Houston Chronicle. Hines is generally regarded to write from a liberal political perspective. Hines is noted for his hard hitting and sometimes acerbic writing style.

Hines earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the University of North Texas in 1967.

Hines was a writer for United Press International, in Dallas first and later Little Rock.[1] Hines was employed at the Chronicle beginning in 1972 and became the paper's Washington bureau chief in 1983 serving in that position until retiring in 2007.[2]


  1. ^ "Storytellers: Cragg Hines ('67)". The North Texan. University of North Texas Division of University Relations, Communications and Marketing. Retrieved 30 April 2013. 
  2. ^ Cragg, Hines. "Columnist". Houston Chronicle. Jack Sweeney. Retrieved 30 April 2013. 

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