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Wright Morrow defends Texas' pale spot

Description: Letter to the editor of the Houston Press criticizing a statement made by Attorney-General Robert F. Kennedy about the importance of the annexation of Texas to the United States. In his article, Morrow points out that key historical figures supported Texas' annexation including James K. Polk, Andrew Jackson, and General Sam Houston.
Date: unknown
Creator: Morrow, Wright
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from A.D. Covin to George Carmack - 1962-02-24]

Description: Copy of a letter to George Carmack from A.D. Covin in response to an editorial in the Houston Press about a statement made by Robert Kennedy about Texas and its annexation. Covin claims that Kennedy's comments were critical of the expansionist policies of the United States, and not the annexation of Texas. Covin claims that the article is overlooking some historical facts (on which Kennedy's comments are based), namely that the United States instigated the Mexican War and forced Mexico to cede Texas to the United States in pursuit of Manifest Destiny.
Date: February 24, 1962
Creator: Covin, A.D.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library