When Camelot Came to Houston: John J. Herrera and the Night the Kennedys Visited Houston

Interactive Websites and AppsThis interactive timeline details the events of the night that President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, and Lady Bird Johnson visited Houston on the occasion of a League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) banquet. President Kennedy was assassinated the following day in Dallas, and the timeline also includes the reactions and reflections of John J. Herrera, a Houston attorney and prominent LULAC member.
Source:Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library
URL:http://digital.houstonlibrary.org/timeline/kennedy.html
Grade Level:7th Grade
TEKS:7.1(A), 7.7(D), 7.21(A), 7.21(B), 7.21(C), 7.21(D), 7.21(E)
Topics:Texas Since World War II

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