Reception and Remarks Tonight on 50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination

Come and go reception and remarks held in conjunction with “Assassination of a President: An Exhibit to Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Tragic Death of John F. Kennedy.”

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Dr. Robert Carr

WHAT:           Come and go reception and remarks held in conjunction with “Assassination of a President: An Exhibit to Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Tragic Death of John F. Kennedy.”

WHEN:           5-6:30 p.m., Thursday (Nov. 21)

WHERE:         Formby Room and Preston Smith Rotunda, Southwest Collections/Special Collections Library, 15th Street and Detroit Avenue

WHO:             Dr. Robert Carr, brother of the late Waggoner Carr.

Waggoner Carr was a Texas Tech alumnus and former regent, who was elected Texas Attorney General in 1963.

On the morning of Nov. 22, he dined with President John F. Kennedy and the first lady in Fort Worth. He also was the man to release the President’s body, and he was also the man to launch the initial investigation.

The reception is free and open to the public.

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CONTACT:  Monte Monroe, associate archivist, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-3749 or monte.monroe@ttu.edu.