Texas Upstander: The Life of Héctor P. García
|Date||Thu, Sep 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm|
Dr. Héctor P. García was a true Texas Upstander. Born in Mexico in 1914, García grew up in the Rio Grande Valley, earned his medical degree, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II before settling in Corpus Christi. He led a life committed to social reform, offering low- and no-cost treatment to impoverished patients, setting up the American GI Forum to advocate for equal services for Mexican American veterans, and fighting for equality in education. Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum to learn about Héctor P. García’s incredible legacy from Cecilia García Akers, his daughter and author of The Inspiring Life of Texan Héctor P. García.
This program is part of the Museum's Permanent Exhibition Highlight Series. Space is limited! Please register for one ticket per device used.
About Cecilia García Akers
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