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[News Script: Plane crash]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about two men from San Antonio, who die due to a plane crash. The plane took a sudden nose dive and crashed. As a result, the plane erupted into flames.
Date: January 2, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Gamble Benedict]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about New York heiress Gamble Benedict and her husband going back to New York from San Antonio after their honeymoon ended.
Date: April 20, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Pickets]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a restaurant in San Antonio refusing service to African-Americans.
Date: April 24, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Lunch counter]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about San Antonio businesses beginning to open integrated lunch counters.
Date: March 16, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Nuns run farm]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Cordi-Marian Villa convent and farm located west of San Antonio, Texas.
Date: October 9, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Fire deaths]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a family of three being found dead from gunshot wounds in their burnt farmhouse.
Date: October 10, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Flight]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a flight simulator at Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: January 14, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Politics]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a meeting of the Texas AFL-CIO's committee on political education in San Antonio.
Date: July 17, 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: San Antone blast]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about explosives that blew up at the Atomic Energy Commission's top secret Medina Base Facility in San Antonio.
Date: November 13, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Glenn quits race]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about former astronaut John Glenn withdrawing from the Ohio senatorial race due to an ear ailment caused by a fall.
Date: March 30, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Gonzales]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Congressman Gonzales of San Antonio who is unhappy about threats he receives from hate groups due to his liberal stance, Gonzales asks for a government investigation of a publication that carries a strong threat against Gonzales and other congressmen.
Date: January 17, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Belli]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Melvin Belli, Jack Ruby's defense attorney who is leaving on a trip to Mexico after his remarks against Dallas left his standing with the American Bar Association in danger.
Date: March 18, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Space capsule]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a space capsule that four men were in for 42 days.
Date: December 16, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: JFK in San Antonio]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about President Kennedy's first stops on his trip to Texas.
Date: November 21, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Battle of flowers]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Battle of Flowers parade in San Antonio, where two-hundred and fifty thousand people gathered for the week-long Fiesta San Antonio celebration.
Date: April 27, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Ashley escape]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the escape of Leslie Douglas Ashley, from the state hospital in San Antonio; Female impersonator Ashley and Carolyn Ann Lima were originally sentenced to death for the torch murder of a man, the convictions reversed, Ms. Lima given 5 years in prison and Ashley judged insane.
Date: October 8, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Goldwater]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Senator Barry Goldwater stopping in San Antonio to give a campaign speech while en-route to South Carolina.
Date: October 31, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Flood]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a city that is recovering from a flash flood.
Date: September 27, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Herrington]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the manslaughter trial of a Colonel in San Antonio.
Date: December 6, 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Parachute Flight]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Tony Burnett of the Lone Star sky-diving club showing his latest invention, a flying rig called the para-kite.
Date: January 9, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Eisenhower]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about former President Eisenhower arriving in San Antonio.
Date: October 29, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Eisenhower]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about former President Dwight D. Eisenhower supporting Republican John Goode for Congress.
Date: October 30, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Senator Tower]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Senator John Tower, who comes to Texas to boos the candidacy in Bexar county.
Date: November 1, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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