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Bullion, Narvaiz host Common Experience event on LBJ

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
University News Service
October 10, 2008

John Bullion

John Bullion

Author John Bullion and San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz will share memories of “The Life and Legacy of LBJ” Oct. 14 as part of the Common Experience program at Texas State University-San Marcos.

The event will be at 7:30 p.m. in the San Marcos Public Library. The event, sponsored by the San Marcos Public Library, the Common Experience, the University Honors Program and the City of San Marcos, is free and open to the public.

Bullion teaches American colonial history at the University of Missouri and has authored two book on the late President Lyndon Baines Johnson, In the Boat with LBJ and Lyndon B. Johnson and the Transformation of American Politics.

Narvaiz, mayor of San Marcos since 2004,  is president and CEO of Core Strategies, Inc., and general manager of Sedona Staffing in San Marcos and New Braunfels.

About The Common Experience

The Common Experience is a year-long initiative of Texas State designed to cultivate a common intellectual conversation across the campus, to enhance student participation in the intellectual life of the campus, and to foster a sense of community across our entire campus and extended community.

Aug. 27, 2008, marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President of the United States and the most distinguished alumnus of Texas State. As part of the LBJ Centennial Celebration, the 2008-2009 Common Experience theme, "Civic Responsibility and the Legacy of LBJ," focuses on Johnson's devotion to public service and his contributions that continue to impact American society.