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Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Remembering Camelot: Nonprofit to auction guided tour of Rwanda

A 10-day trip to Rwanda will be auctioned Saturday evening at the “Remembering Camelot” reception benefiting True Vineyard Ministries. The tour will be guided by the nonprofit’s founder and executive director, Diana Wiley, who has been traveling to the region for the past seven years.

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Remembering Camelot: Peace Corps official makes return to hometown

As the 35th president of the United States, one of John F. Kennedy’s first and most influential accomplishments was working with Congress to create the Peace Corps, which has sent more than 200,000 volunteers to serve in...

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Remembering Camelot: Curator seeks to capture fascination with American ‘royalty’

From glamorous to intensely serious, Jacques Lowe, John F. Kennedy’s personal photographer, captured the real-life moments of JFK’s campaign, family life and White House. Unfortunately, the negatives to Lowe’s photographs were stored in a bank vault at...

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

‘Once-in-a-lifetime’ JFK collection coming to San Marcos

With the 50th anniversary of president John F. Kennedy’s assassination on the horizon, True Vineyard Ministries and prolific Kennedy collector Frank Harvey are teaming up to bring a rare collection to San Marcos that will give viewers...

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Special exhibits mark Wittliff Collections’ 25th anniversary

Texas State University is hosting an open house celebrating three exhibitions on display now for the Wittliff Collections’ 25th anniversary.

Friday, February 19th, 2010

Former Kennedy aides to be spotlighted at Texas State

Communications Week at Texas State, Feb. 22-26, brings a cornucopia of speakers, including two former aides of the Kennedys. The events are free and open to the public, but some events may have limited seating.

Friday, November 7th, 2008

The Weekend: Shows and more lead up to Veterans Day

Gary P. Nunn (pictured) is in San Marcos this weekend. So, after a fashion, are C.S. Lewis, Calvin Coolidge, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, and many more.

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