Parks Commissioner Henry Hein banned Jehovah’s Witnesses meetings from San Antonio parks.
The 24th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified and abolished the poll tax for federal elections. The State of Texas did not ratify the amendment. It was one of five states (Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi, Virginia & Alabama) to still charge a poll tax for local and state elections.
The tophouse of the Tower of the Americas is lifted into place (right).