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Terry McDonell Papers

The Briscoe Center Acquires the Papers of Terry McDonell

The Briscoe Center has acquired the papers of renowned magazine editor Terry McDonell, whose papers document his years as editor at Rolling Stone, Newsweek, Esquire, Outside, Men's Journal and Sports Illustrated, as well as his work as the author of screenplays, novels and poetry.

25 Years, 25 Treasures

25 Years/25 Treasures: A Celebration of UT Austin's Briscoe Center for American History

The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin presents, "25 Years/25 Treasures," on display at the LBJ Presidential Library from Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016.

Renovation work at the Briscoe Center

Renovation Work at the Briscoe Center

In 2016, the Briscoe Center will undergo the renovation of its public service space in Sid Richardson Hall Unit 2.

Truman and the Texans

Truman and the Texans

President Harry S. Truman's career and legacy was closely connected to those of Vice President Garner, House Speaker Rayburn, and President Johnson. The center sponsored the 40th anniversary of the Truman Scholars at the State Department in Washington, D.C.

Out of the Blue: 50 Years after the UT Tower Shooting

Out of the Blue

The Briscoe Center and KUT's Texas Standard present Out of the Blue: 50 Years after the UT Tower Shooting. The project represents an hour-long radio oral history, a multi-part reporting series, a companion website and a permanent oral history archive.