Oveta Culp Hobby: How a Killeen Native Became a National Treasure

Speaker or PresenterAward-winning author Debra L. Winegarten gives a compelling interactive lecture on the role of Oveta Culp Hobby, a Killeen native, and traces her life through the use of story-telling, photographs, and video as she recounts the tale of the Director of the Women's Army Corps, the first woman to earn the rank of Army colonel, and the second woman in the US appointed to a presidential cabinet-level position.
Source:The University of Texas Press
Grade Level:7th Grade
TEKS:4.5(A), 4.5(C), 7.7(D), 7.7(E)
Topics:Texas in the 1920s, Great Depression, World War II, Texas Since World War II

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