The widow and daughter of the late Texas State Senator Mike McKool (1969-72) share memories of his life and career, including his early efforts to save the Texas School Book Depository from demolition. Longtime political activists, Mike and Betty McKool were leaders within the local Democratic Party. Daughter Mollie later did early publicity photography for The Sixth Floor exhibit. Recorded June 19, 2013.
Ms. Betty McKool passed away on January 11, 2018.