How Texans Treated JFK

JFK in Forth Worth got up close to Texans happy to see him. (www.codewit.com) It was so darkly ironic and therefor all the more painful, recalled my late, great friend Liz Carpenter, a proud sixth-generation Texan, because “a real effort was made to inspire peoplei into giving President Kennedy the warmest and most enthusiastic welcome the Lone Star could muster.” Liz Carpenter and Lady Bird Johnson (notevenpast.org) I first met Liz in 1990 to conduct an interview for my book First Ladies, volume 2, about her work as First Lady Mrs. Lyndon Baines Johnson’s Press Secretary but we remained good

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