Please join the Briscoe Center for American History for a special event celebrating the release of Thorne Dreyer’s new book, MAKING WAVES: The Rag Radio Interviews. The event will feature a discussion with the author and Dr. Don Carleton, executive director of the Briscoe Center, followed by a book signing.
The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the donation of the David Berg Papers, an important addition to the center’s collections on legal history and social justice.
The Briscoe Center mourns the loss of former U.S. Ambassador and Senator Robert “Bob” C. Krueger, who died April 30, 2022 in his hometown of New Braunfels, Texas.
The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin has acquired the papers of Richard N. Goodwin, speechwriter and policymaker for Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, and Doris Kearns Goodwin, acclaimed presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. In addition, Ms. Goodwin will join the Briscoe Center’s Advisory Council.
The Briscoe Center mourns the loss of Raye Virginia Allen, author, cultural historian, and civic leader.
The Briscoe Center mourns the loss of Dirck Halstead, award-winning photojournalist, freelance photographer, and digital journalism innovator. Halstead died on March 25, 2022.
Online Event, April 7, 2022, Noon CST (1:00 p.m. EST)
Please join the Briscoe Center for American History for a one-of-a-kind conversation between renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin and Dr. Don Carleton, executive director of the Briscoe Center for American History. Goodwin will share her insights on why history matters and her contributions to keeping it alive and relevant today.
Online ProgramFeb. 15, 20225:00 p.m. Join renowned photographer Bob Gomel, historian Peniel Joseph, Mark Updegrove, and Don Carleton for a conversation about Ali and Malcolm X. About the Program: Please join the Briscoe Center and LBJ Presidential Library on Feb. 15, 2022, for Muhammad, Malcolm, and Miami: A Conversation with… read more
The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the forthcoming exhibit Present/Past: The Robert Polidori Photographic Archive.
Jan. 6, 2022 William Abranowicz’s This Far and No Further has been selected by Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, as one of the top books of 2021 that explore America’s heritage of diversity. Abranowicz’s book was published by the University of Texas… read more