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The Red River Bridge War: A Texas-Oklahoma Border Battle

November 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Hall of State
3939 Grand Ave
Dallas, TX 75210

An account of the 1931 conflict between Texas and Oklahoma that had lasting consequences. This cautionary tale provides historical context for the current trend of re-privatizing our nation’s highway infrastructure.

Presenter Rusty Williams

Rusty Williams is a writer-historian who writes about history through the stories of the people who lived it. He is a former journalist and has written for The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, San Antonio Express-News, and the Associated Press. He is also the author of My Old Confederate Home: A Respectable Place for Civil War Veterans (University Press of Kentucky) and Historic Photographs of Dallas, 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s (Turner).

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