[News Script: Auto show] Part: 1 of 4
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CAR AFTER LOOKED
The Womens Building at Fair Park in Dallas is hosting
the fifth annual Autorama, which runs through
tomorrow. Inside, about 125 custom cars are on
This creation Un fiberglass and metal, called the
"Read Agent", was put together by Ed ". Daddy" Roth,
a custom-car specialist from Maywood, California.
The "Read Agent", demonstrated by Kathy
Bradfield, a Miss Dallas contestant, features a
bubble canopy which is raised and lowered hydrauli.
cally. The car gets itts punch from a 1960 Corvair
power- mounted in the rear. The canopy is
fluorescent-orange-plexiglass and the body is
LS OTHER CAR
The "Strip-Star" leeks like something out of a James
Bend movie. And, unlike some of the custom-cars in
the show, this one really moves. It's already been
tested at the Bonneville Salt Flats and it's top
speed eventually may exceed two hundred miles an hour
Here’s what’s next.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Auto show], item, February 13, 1965; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc969587/m1/1/: accessed March 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.