Bush Museum Issues Forum -- Bill Howes
Date(s): June 29, 2006 to December 31, 1969The Bush Museum Issues Forum presents Bill Howes. He will speaking about planning and operating the Eisenhower funeral train. Howes was the last Director of Passenger Operations for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad prior to the creation of Amtrak in 1971. In that capacity, Mr. Howes was charged with handling President Dwight Eisenhower's funeral train in 1969. His photographic record of that trip is one of the few comprehensive examinations of a presidential funeral train. During his presentation, Mr. Howes will share his personal recollections and slide collection.
This free event begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Museum Orientation Theater. For reservations call 691-4015.