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February 11th, 2009
LBJ, Felix Longoria controversy topic of Patrick Carroll lecture


The Texas State University Department of History will host a lecture given by Patrick Carroll on Feb. 16 in room 101 of Taylor Murphy Hall at 6:30 p.m.

His lecture is titled “LBJ and the Felix Longoria Controversy: Loyalty, Patriotism, Honor, Courage and Pragmatism.”

Carroll is a professor of history at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi. He is also the author of Felix Longoria’s Wake: Bereavement, Racism and the Rise of Mexican American Activism.

This event is also sponsored by the Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society and the Hispanic Policy Network. A reception will follow Carroll’s lecture, where his book will also be available for purchase.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information please contact the Department of History at (512) 245-2142.


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