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Dr. Don Carleton

"This Friday, the Briscoe Center hosts a special screening of For the Sake of the Song: The Story of Anderson Fair, a remarkable documentary film that we are proud to have co-sponsored. Our involvement with the film goes back almost a decade, when I was approached by filmmakers Bruce Bryant and Jim Barham."

For the Sake of the Song - movie poster

The Briscoe Center invites you to attend a screening of For the Sake of the Song, followed by a special musical performance, on Oct. 5, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the KLRU studio.

In Memoriam: Robert A. Gammage, 1938-2012

The Briscoe Center mourns the passing of Robert A. Gammage, whose career featured service in all three branches of the Texas government. The Briscoe Center is home to Gammage's personal and professional papers.

detail from - David Taylor Border Monument No. 221, 2007-2010.

The Briscoe Center has received four photos by acclaimed photographer David Taylor, a gift of Michael and Jeanne Klein.

Sam Rayburn Museum exterior

The Sam Rayburn Museum is temporarily closed to the public for major exhibit upgrades. The new exhibits will include interactive components, restored archival treasures, and a fresh look at the life and legacy of "Mr. Sam."

ICHORA - tour of the briscoe center

The Briscoe Center welcomed groups from the sixth International Conference on the History of Records and Archives (ICHORA) and the 2012 Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Summer Seminar for Teachers.