On February 13, 2020, Humanities Texas held a one-day workshop in College Station on America in the 1960s.
Faculty lectures addressed LBJ and the Great Society, the civil rights movement, the Cold War and Vietnam, and protest movements of the decade. Content was aligned with the TEKS for U.S. history. The workshops featured close interaction with scholars, the examination of primary sources, and the development of effective pedagogical strategies and engaging assignments and activities. Teachers received books and other instructional materials.
Workshop faculty Michael L. Gillette, Mark A. Lawrence of the LBJ Presidential Library, and Terry Anderson and Felipe Hinojosa of Texas A&M University.
The workshop was held in partnership with the Texas A&M University Department of History and made possible with major funding from the State of Texas with ongoing support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.