Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison to speak about new book at Bullock Museum
Public invited to free lecture and book signing with former U.S. senator from Texas
MAY 8, 2013 (AUSTIN, TX) - A pioneer in Texas and national politics, former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison will talk about her latest book, Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas, at the Bullock Texas State History Museum May 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the Spirit of Texas Theater.
Sen. Hutchison will introduce the stories of brave and resourceful women who have influenced Texas history — from mothers and daughters who claimed a stake in the land, to the wives and sisters who contributed to the Texas Revolution and statehood, to ranchers and entrepreneurs who have helped Texas thrive.
The public is invited to meet Sen. Hutchison, a contemporary figure who has made her own mark on the history of Texas and the nation. She will sign copies of her book at the Bullock Museum, located at 1800 N. Congress Ave. in downtown Austin.
This program is free and open to the public.
The Bullock Texas State History Museum in downtown Austin includes three floors of exhibitions, an IMAX® theater, a special-effects theater, café, and Museum Store. The Museum collaborates with more than 700 museums, libraries, archives and individuals to display original historical artifacts and produce exhibitions that illuminate and celebrate Texas history and culture. Named for the state's 38th Lieutenant Governor, Bob Bullock, the iconic building is at 1800 N. Congress Avenue. For more, visit TheStoryofTexas.com or call (512) 936-8746.