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Noon Lecture Series: Convict Cowboys: Texas Prison Rodeo

The Heritage Society’s Noon Lecture Series features Mitchel Roth, discussing Convict Cowboys. Thursday, May 17 at noon. Convict Cowboys is the tale of the nation’s first prison rodeo, which ran from 1931 to 1986. At its apogee the Texas Prison Rodeo drew 30,000 spectators on October Sundays. Mitchel P. Roth portrays the Texas Prison Rodeo against…


Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation Hosts 24th Annual A Celebration of Reading

The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation and Neil and Maria Bush invite you to the 24th annual A Celebration of Reading fundraiser. This year’s outstanding lineup includes: founder of the National Underwater and Marine Agency and author of the Typhoon Fury, Clive Cussler; Grammy-nominated comedian, performer and author of Food: A Love Story, Jim Gaffigan;…

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