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[Draft of article by John J. Herrrera, "My 17 Minutes with John F. Kennedy", Houston Chronicle - 1983-11-21]

Description: Draft of an article by John J. Herrera published in the Houston Chronicle on November 21, 1983. The article, titled "My 17 Minutes with John F. Kennedy", recounts Kennedy's trip to Houston and the brief time Herrera was able to spend with him. It also describes how Herrera and his family heard the news of Kennedy's assassination the following day.
Date: November 21, 1983
Creator: Herrera, John J.

Humphrey: an excellent choice

Description: Photocopy of an editorial from the Saturday Evening Post stating that Hubert Humphrey is an excellent choice for the post of Vice-President to Lyndon Johnson.
Date: September 26, 1964
Creator: Saturday Evening Post

The perils of Spiro

Description: Article from The Washington Post on Spiro T. Agnew's Vice-Presidential campaign.
Date: September 25, 1968
Creator: Washington Post Company

Re: Right to Abolish Segregation of Latin-American School Children

Description: Article about the segregation of Hispanic American children in public schools in Texas, and how the efforts of those in the League of United Latin American Citizens helped strike down segregation of Hispanic American school children.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.

Weather vane

Description: Photocopy of a clipping from The Dallas Morning News. Richard Morehead writes from Austin, Texas, reporting on rumors that President Lyndon Johnson does not care if Texas Senator Ralph Yarborough loses his seat in the U.S. Senate.
Date: October 18, 1964
Creator: Morehead, Richard