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"Thursday Night Lights," with Michael Hurd

28mar10:30 am12:00 pm"Thursday Night Lights," with Michael Hurd

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“Thursday Night Lights,” with Michael Hurd

Join us for an exclusive speaking engagement with Michael Hurd, renowned author of “Thursday Night Lights” on  ThursdayMarch 28 @ 10 a.m. at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.

Delve into the rich history of black high school football in Texas before segregation, as Michael shares captivating stories of legendary players such as Austin’s LC Anderson great, Dick “Night Train” Lane, and the formidable Charles “Bubba” Smith and his Brothers from Carlton-Pollard in Beaumont. 

Gain insight into historic annual classics like the Turkey Day Classic, showcasing the fierce rivalry between Wheatley and Yates High School. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the untold tales of triumph and camaraderie that shaped the legacy of Texas high school football.

While this program is geared towards school groups, all are welcome. Please RSVP using the link. For more information, email




George Bush Presidential Library and Museum 1000 George Bush Drive West College Station, TX 77845

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