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[News Script: Fire Chief]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a surprise parter honoring Arlington Fire Chief Mike Thompson's 40 years of service; Mayor Tom Vandergriff presents a certificate of appreciation and talks about the changes in Arlington since Thompson joined the city.
Date: October 9, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Vandergriff]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story by reporter Linda Frederick about the history of Arlington Stadium (previously Turnpike Stadium) which had once been the home to the minor league team the Dallas Fort Worth Spurs and later became the home of the Major League team, The Texas Rangers. Frederick interviews Tom Vandergriff from his family's regular seats at the stadium about the history of the stadium and his plans to throw the first pitch at the first game of the team's last season in the stadium. The story includes archival footage of the building of Turnpike Stadium, the opening game of 1972 including Vanessa Vandergriff singing the National Anthem, pitcher David Clyde in 1973, Billy Martin, and Nolan Ryan. The story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: April 9, 1993
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Vandergriff/ERA]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10 P.M.
Date: December 13, 1983
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Vandergriff]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about opening day for the Texas Rangers at Arlington Stadium. This story includes footage of Rangers fans entering the stadium and purchasing commemorative programs, Tom Vandergriff and Harold Plumley being honored for holding season tickets since the first game at Arlington, Vanessa singing the National Anthem, and Tom Vandergriff throwing the first pitch. Also included is archival footage of Vanessa singing and Tom throwing the pitch at the 1972 opening game. The story aired at 10:00 P.M.
Date: April 9, 1993
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Redistricting]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10 P.M.
Date: March 19, 1971
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Convention Center]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas to accompany a story by news reporter Russ Bloxom about Tarrant County Commissioner George "Skeet" Richardson's failed attempts to pass a resolution that would legalize the Tarrant County Convention Center advisory board.
Date: March 13, 1969
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections