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[News Script: 49th division]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Texas 49th armored division who says their goodbyes as they leave to Fort Polk, Louisiana.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: B-58 crash]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about three men who died in a plane crash in Paris France.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Blakley-tower]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about William Blakley, who lost to Tower in a runoff.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Bridge burning]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about three girls who were killed as their car crashed in to a bridge that got burned.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Camel driver]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas relating a news story about Vice President Johnson meeting with Pakistan camel-driver Bashir Ahmad.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Carla]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Hurricane Carla who took the lives of 27 people in Texas.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Cisco killing]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a church secretary who was found dead in her home.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Dallas desegregates]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about desegregation that came to Dallas school son September 6.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Davis rape trial]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a woman who is trying to convince the jury that she was raped by Tony Davis. He was found not guilty.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Flooding]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the flooding that occurred in the areas of Richland hills and Fort Worth.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Hoax]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about William Estel Benson, who admitted that he lied in a previous confession where he stated that we was responsible for the school explosion.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Leath]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Fred Thomas Leath who was taken to prison to die on the electric chair for shooting a 15-year old boy.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Mackin & Clardy]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about attorney Jack Mackin, who was charged with the shooting death of Clarance Louden, commencing his criminal case.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Missile site]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a missile site that is under construction.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Sam Rayburn]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Sam Rayburn, a well known representative in Washington who died of cancer.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Snow]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a snowfall in West Texas that has been one of the heaviest in history.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: The light side]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about various "lighter side" news stories, including: 1) A new amusement park in Arlington called Six Flags over Texas, which opened on August 5th, 1961, and had over 600,000 people visit in it's short, 1st season of 16 weeks; 2) The Texas visit of Pakistan camel-driver Bashir Ahmad, invited by Vice President Johnson; 3) A new fad among college students - bed pushing; 4) Mrs. Rex Cromwell of Dallas and her problems with neighbors over the many dogs she owns; 5) Dixie comedian Dave Gardner, visiting Fort Worth in February.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Tornado]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a tornado that fell in Italy, Texas.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Year in Review Sports]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about three major sports events from the year: 1) the November 18, 1961 UT Longhorns vs TCU Horned Frogs football game at Memorial Stadium in Austin, with the Frogs winning 6 to nothing; 2) At the Dallas Open Golf Tournament in September, which Earl Stewart Jr. won, becoming the first club pro to win a tourney on his home course; 3) In May, Doug Sanders won the National Invitation Golf Tournament in Fort Worth.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Escaper]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a young boy who escaped a jail is back in custody.
Date: December 30, 1961
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 three black children who were killed in a fire at an apartment house in Dallas.
Date: December 30, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: GOP candidate]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the first Republican who announces his candidacy for the congressional seat held by Jim Wright.
Date: December 30, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Hall of fame]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the honoring of four famed athletes who are going to be inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
Date: December 30, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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