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[News Script: Alamo]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a replica of the Alamo being built for a film near Brackettville.
Date: February 11, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Bracketville]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the murder trial of actor Chester Harvey Smith, accused of stabbing his lover and coworker Lajean Ethridge, with whom he was working on a John Wayne film near the town of Brackettville. Actor John Wayne testified in the trial.
Date: October 17, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with George E. Fortenberry, September 24, 2003

Description: Interview with George E. Fortenberry, who is an Army veteran and college professor from Arlington, Texas. In the interview, Fortenberry discusses his experiences in the Southwest Pacific Theatre during his time as a member of the 112th Cavalry of the Texas National Guard during World War II. He also describes what it was like growing up during the Great Depression and attending various different schools in both Texas and Oklahoma. Fortenberry discusses why he decided to join the National Guard, and also his experiences in early basic cavalry training. During much of the interview, Fortenberry reminisces about many of his various assignments and duties while serving in the war. Among these discussed include his assignment as a clerk to the veterinary section, time in Fort Bliss and Fort Clark, his shipment overseas to Noumea in New Caledonia, his transfer to the Medical Detachment as a clerk, and his time in New Britain, New Guinea and the Philippines. Fortenberry also recollects about everyday life in the Southwest Pacific, and includes details on tropical diseases and combat-related psychological problems that many of his comrades suffered through.
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Date: September 24, 2003
Creator: Johnston, Glenn T. & Fortenberry, George E.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[News Script: Alamo, remember?]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the filming of "The Alamo" that's produced by John Wayne who will also be holding the starring role in the film.
Date: September 12, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Alamo]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the John Wayne film The Alamo filming in Brackettville.
Date: December 3, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections