[News Script: Belli]

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Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about San Francisco attorney Melvin Belli, who defended Jack Ruby; Mr. Belli is in Fort Worth for litigation involving the estate of Kay Kimbell, who has left the bulk of his estate to the Kimbell Art Foundation to found (what would become) the Kimbell Museum. Ruby does not expect difficulties with the Texas State Bar Association, which unsuccessfully sought to have him permanently barred from practicing law in Texas, and commented on the Ruby case, saying that he wrote Judge Brown a letter as a man, not ... continued below

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.) November 29, 1964.

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This item is part of the collection entitled: KXAS-NBC 5 News Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this item can be viewed below.

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Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about San Francisco attorney Melvin Belli, who defended Jack Ruby; Mr. Belli is in Fort Worth for litigation involving the estate of Kay Kimbell, who has left the bulk of his estate to the Kimbell Art Foundation to found (what would become) the Kimbell Museum. Ruby does not expect difficulties with the Texas State Bar Association, which unsuccessfully sought to have him permanently barred from practicing law in Texas, and commented on the Ruby case, saying that he wrote Judge Brown a letter as a man, not an attorney, asking Ruby be moved from jail to an institution, and that he is working on a brief to file with Ruby's appeal.

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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  • Preferred Citation: NBC 5/KXAS News Scripts (AR0787), University of North Texas Special Collections

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KXAS-NBC 5 News Collection

This collection contains photographs, video, and scripts from news stories produced by the KXAS-NBC 5 station during its early years.

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  • November 29, 1964

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  • June 21, 2017, 10:55 a.m.

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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Belli], item, November 29, 1964; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc969853/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.