John Connally

39th Governor of Texas (1963 - 1969)

Born in 1917 in Floresville, John Connally was elected the 39th governor of Texas in 1963.  During his term he emphasized educational issues and helped to secure financing for higher teacher salaries, better libraries, and improved research and doctoral programs in the universities.  His political career also included influential positions at the national level, serving as Secretary of the Navy under President John F. Kennedy (1961) and Secretary of the Treasury under President Richard M. Nixon (1971 – 1972.)  Connally died in Houston in 1993, and is buried in the Texas State Cemetery in Austin.
 
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Vacation-Land de Amigos
1960s promotional film for the US-Mexican border region, providing a tour of the area’s attractions and f...
The Texas Experience - John Connally Presents Iconic Texas
Former governor John Connally presents the iconic imagery, real and legendary, evoked by the very word "T...
The Texas Experience - John Connally Introduces the Series
Former governor John Connally introduces the series with an overview of the diverse geographic regions in...
The Texas Experience - John Connally Presents Buddy Holly
John Connally presents the tragically brief career of rock and roll star and Lubbock native, Buddy Holly.
The KHOU-TV Collection - News Clips, September 23, 1972
KHOU-TV news clips from September 23, 1972
The KHOU-TV Collection - News Clips, September 20 - 29, 1968
KHOU news clips from September 1968, including segments about Air National Guard Day at HemisFair in San ...
The KHOU-TV Collection - News Clips, November, 1962
KHOU-TV news clips from November, 1962
The KHOU-TV Collection - News Clips, October - November, 1962
KHOU-TV news clips from October and November, 1962
The KHOU-TV Collection - News Clips, October 14-17, 1968
KHOU news clips from October 1968, including press conferences with General Bernard Schriever and Governo...
The KHOU-TV Collection - News Clips, May 3 - 9, 1966
KHOU news clips from May 1966, including a speaking engagement with former Vice President Richard Nixon a...
The KHOU-TV Collection - News Clips, January 1963
KHOU news clips from January 1963, including Governor John Connally’s first address to the Texas Legislature
The KHOU-TV Collection - News Clips, January 14 - 16, 1963
KHOU news clips from January 1963, including a press conference by the Harris County Delegation of the Te...
The KHOU-TV Collection - News Clips, April 3-10, 1968
KHOU news clips from April 1968, including segments about the Model Cities Program and local reactions to...
The KHOU-TV Collection - News Clips, 1962
KHOU news clips from 1962, including campaign speeches from Waggoner Carr and John Connally
The Father Emil Wesselsky Collection - LBJ and Lady Bird Visit the San Antonio World’s Fair (19
Home movie scenes of the San Antonio World’s Fair and LBJ, Lady Bird Johnson, and Governor Connally visit...
The Davis/Caldwell/Hoover Family Films - SMU Homecoming Parade and JFK (1963)
Home movie capturing the arrival of President John F. Kennedy at Dallas Love Field less than an hour befo...
Texas State Technical College Archive Collection, no. 9 - Dedication of James Connally Campus (...
Footage of flagship campus’ dedication ceremony, featuring Governor John Connally of Texas
Texas State Technical College Archive Collection, no. 8 - Humphrey Campaign Rallies (1968)
News footage of presidential candidate Hubert Humphrey campaigning around Texas with musician Sonny Bono
Texas State Technical College Archive Collection, no. 10 - Expansion (1970)
Institutional footage documenting the growth of Texas State Technical College, including the opening of i...
Texas Horseracing Lobby Collection - Texas Racing Association Awards Banquet (1968)
Clips of Governor John Connally receiving the First Annual Award from the Texas Racing Association in rec...
Texas Horseracing Lobby Collection - John Connally Presented Texas Racing Association Award (19
News clip, reported by Larry Todd, covering John Connally receiving the First Annual Award from the Texas...
Texas Department of Public Safety - Labor Day Safety Reminder (1963)
Governor Connally and Col. Homer Garrison stress safe driving over the Labor Day weekend
State Political Conventions (1968)
KPRC-TV news segment showing the Texas Democratic, Republican, and American Independent Party Conventions
Press Conference Clips Regarding the UT Tower Shooting (1966)
Interviews with Gov. Connally, Police chief Robert Miles and officer Ramiro Martinez following the UT tow...
President John F. Kennedy's visit to El Paso (1963)
Newsreel footage of JFK’s trip to El Paso on June 5, 1963
NATO Secretary General Manilo Brosio in Austin (1964)
Governor John Connally escorts the newly appointed diplomat to engagements with the Texas Legislature
LBJ in Austin 24 Dec 1963
Footage of President LBJ arriving in Austin with Lady Bird, Luci Baines Johnson, and John and Nellie Conn...
LBJ at BAFB 24 Dec 1963
Footage of President and Mrs. Johnson arriving at Austin’s Bergstrom Field on Air Force One
LBJ and Lady Bird Visit Austin
Footage of Lyndon Baines Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson visiting Austin shortly after the Kennedy assassin...
LBJ Senate Campaign Trail, 1941
Compilation of home movies taken during Lyndon B. Johnson's 1941 campaign for Senator, narrated by Lady B...
LBJ Arrives at Governor’s Mansion (1963)
Governor John Connally and his wife, Nellie, welcome the President and First Lady to Austin
KPRC-TV News Clips
KPRC news clips from the 1960s and 1970s, including segments about Watergate and a Democrats for Nixon Di...
John Connally Campaign Telecasts (1962)
Compilation of several campaign ads for John Connally’s successful bid at governor
Inauguration of John Connally as Governor (1963)
Footage of the swearing in of John Connally and Preston Smith as Governor and Lt. Governor respectively
Headliners Club Annual Awards Banquet Video Montage (1988)
Humorous video montage made for the 1988 Headliner’s Club Annual Awards Banquet
Governor John Connally and Son
Governor Connally meets his son as he arrives home at the Governor's mansion in Austin
Governor Connally Speaks about President Kennedy’s Assassination, Part II (1965)
Interview footage of Governor John Connallly speaking about the JFK assassination
Governor Connally Speaks about President Kennedy’s Assassination, Part I (1965)
Interview footage of Governor John Connallly speaking about the JFK assassination
Governor Connally Files for Candidacy on the 1964 Ballot
Footage of Governor Connally filing for reelection with visible lingering injuries from the JFK assassina...
Governor John Connally
Informal footage of Governor John Connally and assorted legislators