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Letter from the members of the Houston Host Committee for the Congressional Medal of Honor Society thanking John J. Herrera for serving with them on the committee. Includes a report of the details of the committee, including membership, purpose, and…

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Enclosure: Status report on Congressional Medal of Honor Society Event

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-- Cemetary, Date: "09/03/65": Footage of gravestones in the Houston Pet Cemetery.
-- Dome, Date: "09/09/65": Footage of interior of the Houston Astrodome being set up for a football game with grass being seeded and lines painted on the field.
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-- Grand Jury, Date: "11/23/65": Courtroom scenes.
-- Domed Stadium, Date: "11/24/65": Footage of a group of people on a tour of the Domed Stadium; interview with one of the visitors.
-- {Title not provided}, Date: No date: An interview with a…

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-- Grant Cook on F.B.I. Bussing, Date: "04/25/69": Attorney Grant Cook speculates on the FBI investigation into the NAACP’s busing plan in Houston.
-- Jim West Home, Date: "04/24/69": Footage of restoration of the Jim West mansion in Clear Lake…

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-- {Title not provided}, Date: No date: Footage of an airplane flying overheard; two men manning some electronic devices; footage of mining/excavation set-ups and men digging in a cave; an unidentified investor in the Salado treasure hunt is…

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-- Buckley on LBJ, Date: "04/18/67": Buckley gives an interview opining that Lyndon Johnson makes disingenuous statements but not in any substantial way on major issues.
-- H. H. on Russian Crash, Date: "04/24/67": Vice President and Chairman of…

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-- Clay at Fed Court House, Date: "04/27/67": Footage of Muhammad Ali (formerly Cassius Clay) being interviewed by reporters and interacting with a couple of onlookers (and briefly making a face at the camera); his attorneys Hayden Covington and…

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-- Stamp Show, Date: "06/13/69": Footage of visitors and exhibitors at the Stamp Show.
-- Von on Crime, Date: "06/11/69": Harris County District Attorney Carol Vance on the need for effective law enforcement and speedy trials.
-- Dome Sitter,…

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-- County Health - Bartonett (3) on Mosquitues, Date: "02/04/69": Bob Bartnett, director of the Harris County Mosquito Control, shows on a map the areas that have already been sprayed for mosquitoes as well as the regions to be sprayed in the future.…

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-- Airport Downtown, Date: "08/22/69": Channel 11 reporter Norm Gruenzner on the search for an available site for a downtown air terminal and the costs for land purchases.
-- Kid Pickets, Date: "08/22/69": Footage from the Sterlin-Tips store with…

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-- Taxi Driver Complains, Date: "08/28/69": Spokesman for cab drivers states that they are at a disadvantage compared to limousine drivers because they are not able to solicit trips and the public needs more awareness of taxi cab services.
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-- Extortion Attempt, Date: "09/24/69": Footage shows exterior and interior of a house in disarray. A resident describes being held hostage. An agent is interviewed about approaching the bank robber, who ultimately shot himself in the head. Warning:…

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-- U of H Donation, Date: "10/28/69": An unidentified man explains how his son motivated him to donate to the University of Houston at a press conference.
-- Wage + Hrs, Date: "10/28/69": A Channel 11 reporter interviews Mr. Moran on enforcing…

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Objections to the name Astrodome

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President and Mrs. Johnson watch the Billy Graham crusade with Mr. and Mrs. Krim, Nov. 19, 1965

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President and Mrs. Johnson watch the Billy Graham crusade, Nov. 19, 1965

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President and Mrs. Johnson, watch the Billy Graham crusade with Mr. and Mrs. Krim and Judge Roy Hofheinz, Nov. 19, 1965

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President Johnson and Rev. Billy Graham arrive at the Astrodome, Nov. 19, 1965

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President and Mrs. Johnson watch the Billy Graham crusade with Mrs. Krim and Roy Hofheinz, Nov. 19, 1965

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Interior of Astrodome, Nov. 19, 1965

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President Johnson and Lyn Nugent at Democratic Rally, Nov. 3, 1968

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President Lyndon B. Johnson addresses the crowd, Nov. 3, 1968

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President Lyndon B. Johnson speaks to the crowd, Nov. 3, 1968

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President Lyndon B. Johnson and Hubert Humphrey, Nov. 3, 1968

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President Lyndon B. Johnson speaks to the crowd in front of welcoming scoreboard, Nov. 3, 1968

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President Lyndon B. Johnson addresses the crowd at the Astrodome, Nov. 3, 1968

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President Lyndon B. Johnson and others onstage, Nov. 3, 1968