Oral History

Dr. Doug Harman

Harman witnessed both President Kennedy’s 1961 inauguration and 1963 funeral procession. He later served as Forth Worth City Manager (1985-90) and director of the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau (1990-2006), researching and advocating a local memorial to President Kennedy that was finally realized in 2012. Harman has been a Kennedy and Hotel Texas memorabilia collector for many years. Recorded April 27, 2016.