July 13 in San Antonio history…
Ridiculing and denouncing the “Invisible Empire,” Harry Hertzberg, State Senator and Congressional aspirant, asserted that the Ku Klux Klan is the dominant issue in the campaign, and that the Klan has a candidate in the field for the Democratic nomination for Congress. His speech was heard by an audience of about 1,200 men and women at Beethoven Hall. Mr. Hertzberg address the young men of the Klan, saying, “To them I would say, come back and reclaim your birthright as an American citizen.”
San Antonio Independent School District votes to integrate beginning in the fall.