Educational Research Analysts

Mel & Norma Gabler of Longview, Texas, were recognized authorities on textbook content. For over forty years they received requests for information from throughout the U.S. and from over forty foreign countries. They spoke coast to coast and in Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Mr. and Mrs. Gabler were …

… Selected as: Two of 95 individuals with a worldwide impact in 1982
(Encyclopedia Britannica 1983 Book Of The Year)
… Featured on nationwide broadcasts: CBS "60 Minutes" TV
ABC "20/20" TV (twice in 1999)
ABC "World News Tonight" TV
"Phil Donahue Show" TV (3 times)
ABC "Nightline" TV
NBC "Today" TV
CNN "The Freeman Report" TV
"McNeil - Lehrer Report" TV
CBS "Morning News" TV
"Firing Line" with William Buckley TV
"Old Time Gospel Hour" TV Network
"Crossfire" Pat Buchanan & Tom Braden TV
Bob Larson's "Talkback" Radio (5 times)
Trinity Broadcasting Network TV (3 times)
ABC "Good Morning America" TV
ABC "Barry Farber Show" TV
Public Broadcasting "Latenite Show" TV
"700 Club" Intl. TV (3 times) & radio
CBS "Nightwatch" with Charles Rose TV
ABC TV's Program On Evolution
Coral Ridge Ministries TV & Radio Networks
"Jerry Falwell Live" TV Network
Jack Van Impe Telecast TV
"Point of View" Radio Network (many times)
Australian TV and Radio
New Zealand TV and Radio
Numerous other TV and radio programs
(including one 5-hour and one 6-hour broadcast on KOA, Denver, CO)

… Filmed by:

French Broadcasting Co. Paris, France
British Broadcasting Co. (20/20 Vision)
Japanese Broadcasting Co. Tokyo, Japan
York Broadcasting Co., England
Numerous U.S. media production companies
… Authors of: What Are They Teaching Our Children? – Hard & soft cover, 3rd printing

… Subjects of:

Textbooks On Trial
– hard cover biography, 4th printing
Are Textbooks Harming Your Children? – Paperback version with epilogue

… Guest authors in:

Phi Delta Kappan magazine
National Forum magazine
Communication Education magazine (2 articles)
USA Today (2 times)

… Authors or subjects of articles and editorials in:


Time (Feb. 12, 2001) Reader's Digest Reader's Digest Families
Newsweek Phi Delta Kappan U.S. News & World Report
People Moody Monthly Houston Post "Today"
Parade Texas Monthly Dallas Morning News "Scene"
The Freeman Worldwide Challenge Fundamentalist Journal
Pro-Maker Christianity Today S.S. Times & Gospel Herald
The Christian Reader    


Chicago Tribune Wall Street Journal Atlanta Journal
Baltimore Sun Atlanta Constitution New York Times
Ft. Worth Star Telegram San Antonio Express Houston Chronicle
San Antonio Light Longview News Journal Tyler Morning Telegram
Austin American Statesman Manchester Union Leader Waco Tribune-Herald
Dallas Morning News Washington Times  

… Honored by:

Mel & Norma Gabler Day, City of Longview, Texas
Mel & Norma Gabler Day, City of Dallas, Texas
National Delegate to White House Conference on Families (Mel)
Texas Senate Award of Appreciation (S.R. No. 338) 1975
Texas Senate Award of Appreciation (S.R. 825) 1999
Texas House of Representatives Resolution (H.R. No. 1225) (Mel & Norma), 1999
Texas State Board of Education Award of Appreciation (Mel & Norma), 1999
One of 109 "Worthy Mothers of Texas, 1776 - 1976" (Norma)
Texas Good Citizenship Medal, Sons of the American Rev. (2 TX, 1 National)
Top award of Texas Freedom Forum
Congress of Freedom Award, 10 times
Citation of Appreciation for Outstanding Contribution to Education (Norma)
Civitan's Outstanding Citizen Builder of Longview award (Norma)
Nomination to Texas Women's Hall of Fame (Norma)

… Lecturers at:

Brisbane University – Australia
Rice University
University of Hawaii
Stephen F. Austin University
Phi Delta Kappa, East Texas University
University of Texas at Austin
Mississippi Southern University
Pensacola Christian College
Washington State University
Trinity University
Liberty University
LeTourneau University
Washington Bible College
Evangel College
Regent University

… Also:

Numerous conferences, educational meetings, schools, PTA's, parent groups, service clubs, churches
Witnesses at many government boards and committees
Expert witnesses in court trial
Listed in various Who's Who-type publications

For 43 years the Gablers were dedicated Christians working without pay
for the best possible public school textbooks for children.

Tomorrow's leaders become what they are taught.