THIS WEEK’S COLUMN FOR NOVEMBER 22-28, 2017

Some people have long believed the famous “tramp” photo taken in downtown Dallas minutes after the shooting of President Kennedy on November 22, 1963 features a young Charles Harrelson, father of tv and movie actor Woody Harrelson and convicted assassin of a federal judge.

While his possible involvement in the Kennedy murder is debatable, there is no doubt Harrelson was a prolific killer-for-hire.

MEET BARTEE IN GALVESTON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2017

The fine folks at the Galveston Bookshop are hosting a book-signing for Bartee from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2017. Bartee will be there in person to autograph copies of his latest book “Unforgettable Texans” and talk about anything under the Lone Star sun.

The Galveston Bookshop is located at 317 23rd Street a couple of blocks from The Strand.

BARTEE TO APPEAR AT OCTOBER 14 BOOK-SIGNING

The Barnes & Noble bookstore in the Champions Village Shopping Center at 5303 FM 1960 in Houston will hold a book-signing for Bartee’s new book Unforgettable Texans on Saturday, October 14.  Starting at noon, Bartee will be there in person to autograph your book and answer any questions you might have about his books, newspaper column and Texas history in general.

“UNFORGETTABLE TEXANS,” BARTEE’S FOURTH BOOK, IS OUT!

In late July 2017, The History Press published Unforgettable Texans, Bartee’s fourth book for the Charleston-based publishing house.  This collection of forty biographies illustrated with rare photographs sheds much-deserved light on once famous but now forgotten figures from the Lone Star past.

To order your very own copy of Unforgettqble Texans personally autographed by the author go to the “General Store” on this website.

Read Two Recent Interviews With Bartee

Both the “Houston Press” and “Houstonia Magazine” interviewed Bartee in the past month or so about his latest book Texas Boomtowns: A History of Blood and Oil.  Click on the links below and read what he had to say for yourself.

New Book Spills Salacious Tales of Drugs, Hookers and Wildcatting” in the Houston Press

There Will Be Blood (and Oil)” in Houstonia Magazine.