Monthly Archives: July 2001

JUNE 5, 1967

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Reies Lopez Tijerina, now legend, led the attack in Tierra Amarilla, NM. “God forbid,” he said, “I felt a spirit.” It was not terrorism. It was. . . rage.

November 20, 1902

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The chairman of the U.S. Senate subcommittee on statehood got off the train, rode around Las Vegas and asked why all the market signs were in Spanish.

August 18, 1846

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It was the biggest thing ever to come down the Santa Fe Trail, and everybody was ignoring the 150th anniversary, except the Kearny sisters of Albuquerque and Montrose, Colorado.