Houdini The Subject of Texas History Column For the Week

“Following a weeklong engagement at the Majestic Theater, a cheering crowd saw Harry Houdini, escape artist extraordinaire, off at the Dallas train station on January 22, 1916.”

That’s how “This Week in Texas History” starts for the week of Wednesday, January 22 through Tuesday, January 28.  Learn a lot you don’t know about the most famous performer of his generation as well as his highly successful visit to Dallas ninety-eight years ago.

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