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This is a 60 minute documentary that highlights Texas National Parks. This film will help Texans celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service. The film celebrates the culture, history, wildlife and natural wonders preserved at each site, and is organized chronologically by date of creation. Big Bend National Park, which opened in 1944 and covers more than 800,000 acres of prickly desert, canyons and...
The story of Doris Miller has been glamorized in motion pictures, but few know the real story of the Black cook who became a hero during the attack on Pearl Harbor.
A video clip from the Documents of Truth Series on World War II hero, Doris Miller
President Lyndon B Johnson proclames April 7, 1968, A day of Mourning after the death of Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King JR.
Lyndon B Johnson's 1965 Address to CongressCivil Rights: We Shall Overcome
A PBS article about the Tonkin Gulf Incident of 1964
A transcript of President Lyndon B Johnson's 1965 Inaugural Address.
President Lyndon B Johnson's Address to Congress folowing JFK's Assassination.
President Lyndon B Johnson's 1969 State of the Union Address
President Lyndon B Johnson's 1968 State of the Union Address
President Lyndon B Johnson's 1967 State of the Union Address.
A PBS article on the United State election of 1964 when Lyndon B Johnson was elected President.
A PBS article about the Legacy of the Lyndon B Johnson Presidency
A PBS article about President Lyndon B Johnson's domestic policies.
A PBS article about the early career of President Lyndon B. Johnson.
A PBS article about the Presidential policies of President Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon Johnson was the first president to appoint an African American to the Supreme Court when, on June 13, 1967, Johnson named Thurgood Marshall, the great-grandson of a slave, to sit on the highest court in the land. Lyndon Johnson exploited his mastery of the legislative process to shepherd a collection of progressive programs, rivaling those of New Deal, through Congress with astounding success. However,...
A segment from the PBS feature "Warship" on the Battleship Texas.
The U.S. Congress votes to annex Texas. Mexico, which has never recognized Texas as an independent republic, protests this action, and its Minister to the U.S., Juan Almonte, breaks off diplomatic relations with the United States.
Maps of the United States and Mexico, before and after the US-Mexican War.
Information about the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo which ended the US-Mexican War.
Biography of General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna of Mexico
Biography of Sam Houston
Biography of Stephen F. Austin
After a failed diplomatic mission, U.S. President Polk orders American troops to cross the Nueces River into disputed territory along the border of Texas and Mexico. This further inflames the conflict between the U.S. and Mexico