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.
In November 1831, Jim Bowie went hunting for a “lost” silver mine but found instead a bunch of angry Indians. He left empty-handed but considered himself fortunate to still have his life and his scalp.
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.
After keeping Texas waiting for seven long years, the U.S. secretary of state informed the Republic’s minister on November 10, 1843 that Washington was finally ready to reopen annexation talks. But Texans were again left out in the cold, when the Senate slammed the door in their faces.