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[News Script: Politics]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the democratic primary election, for which the polls open tomorrow. Several politicians hope to win positions as governor or in the state senate, among others.
Date: July 27, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Dallas, Fort Worth men honored]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Dallas Press Club members meeting for their annual Gridiron dinner and members of the Fort Worth Exchange Club meeting for its 24th annual Golden Deeds Banquet.
Date: April 19, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: News brief -- Shivers speech]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a speech in Dallas by Governor Allan Shivers at the annual dinner of the Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce.
Date: October 7, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Dance]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Cattle Raisers Roundup, a dance held by the Texas Cattlemen, during their 79th annual meeting at the Texas hotel in Fort Worth.
Date: March 12, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Governor Shivers]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Governor Allan Shivers arriving in Dallas en route to Austin from Washington.
Date: February 15, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Ike arrives]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about President Dwight D. Eisenhower arriving in Texas to dedicate the newly constructed Falcon Dam on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Date: October 18, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Ike in Texas to talk drouth]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a visit to Amarillo by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to meet with several state governors to discuss the current severe drought conditions in the Southwest.
Date: July 10, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Parr]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about 1954's most popular news story: the investigation of George Parr over his alleged misuse of public funds that resulted in 104 indictments being returned against Parr and others.
Date: December 31, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Allan Shivers, 1966-1968

Description: Interview with Allan Shivers, a former state senator, lieutenant governor, and governor of Texas, 1950-57. The interview includes Shivers' observations on political career of Lyndon Johnson, the Stevenson-Johnson senatorial race of 1948, the Stevenson-Eisenhower presidential campaign of 1952, the Johnson presidential race of 1960, Texas Democratic politics from 1952-56, and the Fifty-third State Legislature. The interview also includes his opinion on the governor's role in state party organization, the state Democratic Convention of 1951, the gubernatorial election of 1954, veterans land board controversy from 1954-55, as well as insurance scandals of the mid-1950s and the lame-duck governor.
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Date: July 24, 1969
Creator: Brewer, Thomas B.; Gantt, Fred & Shivers, Allan
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with George Clarence Moffett, 1965-1966

Description: Interview with Dr. George Clarence Moffett, a farmer, oilman, and former state legislator from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Dr. Moffett describes his personal experiences as a member of the House and Senate of Texas for thirty-four years and as a Delegate to Democratic National Convention in Houston in 1928. He comments about Governors W. Lee O'Daniel, Coke Stevenson, and Allan Shivers and talks about oil legislation.
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Date: May 3, 1965
Creator: Odom, E. Dale & Moffett, George Clarence
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Allan Shivers, April 12, 1965

Description: Interview with former state senator, lieutenant governor, and governor of Texas (1950-57), Allan Shivers from Lufkin, Texas. The interview includes Shivers' observations on his career in the Texas Senate (1934-45), liquor control issue, pari-mutuel betting, lobbyists, oil politics, labor relations, comments about Governors James Allred and W. Lee O'Daniel, race for lieutenant governor in 1946, views on the operation of state government, education, Truman presidential race of 1948, tidelands oil, death of Governor Jester in 1949 and succession to governorship, gubernatorial election in 1950 and the Stevenson-Eisenhower campaign of 1952.
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Date: April 12, 1965
Creator: Brewer, Thomas B. & Shivers, Allan
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[News Script: Flood]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about flooding in Laredo.
Date: June 30, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Meet the Press]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the broadcast of Meet the Press featuring an interview with Governor Allan Shivers.
Date: March 25, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Stevenson has high praise for Johnson]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Adlai Stevenson, the Democratic presidential nominee in 1952, stopping by Fort Worth on his way to Florida for a Democratic primary contest.
Date: May 18, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Grand Jury at Waco Hears Ramsey, Smith]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the McClennon County grand jury finishing its investigation of the failure of the U.S. Trust and Guaranty Company in Waco. The grand jury also investigates the case of Lieutenant Governor Ramsey and his campaign expenditures during his 1954 run for office.
Date: February 27, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Johnson]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Lyndon B. and Ladybird Johnson going to Dallas for a press conference preceding Johnson's talk to North Texas Democratic precinct and county leaders.
Date: May 1, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Handicapped]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an award for handicapped achievement presented to Mrs. Daisy Mae Conroe, a woman partially paralyzed by polio who owns a Dallas sewing company.
Date: June 17, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections