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 Collection: KXAS-NBC 5 News Collection
[News Clip: Vandergriff]

[News Clip: Vandergriff]

Date: April 9, 1993
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Clip: Local Baseball]

[News Clip: Local Baseball]

Date: April 5, 1993
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story by reporter Linda Frederick about ticket sales for the Texas Rangers baseball team, Nolan Ryan's last season with the Rangers, and the planned opening of the new Rangers stadium in 1994. This story includes people purchasing tickets from a box office, footage from a baseball game, ticket agents, and unidentified men watching a televised game speak about the team's prospects for this season. An unidentified agent is interviewed about ticket sales and an unidentified woman speaks about her inability to purchase tickets to the opening day game with Nolan Ryan. The story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Clip: Vandergriff]

[News Clip: Vandergriff]

Date: April 9, 1993
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: The week in review]

[News Script: The week in review]

Date: December 21, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering the major news stories of the past week, including a housefire in Dallas that left one sleeping man dead, a collision between two Air Force jets over Lake Whitney that ended in a crash killing one pilot, the collapse of a ceiling at a Dallas cafe with no one injured, the arrest of an escaped convict at a Dallas tavern, an investigation of bribery between a Dallas insurance executive and a state insurance investigator, and the ongoing search for a new football coach at Texas A&M University.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Lott]

[News Script: Lott]

Date: January 24, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a denied plea for a retrial by convicted drug trafficker John Thomas Lott. Lott is suspected of threatening major witnesses in his case.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Horse cutting]

[News Script: Horse cutting]

Date: January 22, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a cutting horse competition during a Fort Worth livestock show.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Drill]

[News Script: Drill]

Date: January 22, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a large coal mining drill undergoing tests in Dallas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Goode Hall]

[News Script: Goode Hall]

Date: January 22, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the demolition of Goode Hall, one of the original three buildings on the Texas Christian University campus, to make room for new dormitories.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Burglars]

[News Script: Burglars]

Date: January 22, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the arrest of two young Fort Worth men for burglary.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Paint grass]

[News Script: Paint grass]

Date: January 19, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Fort Worth landscaper offering to paint dead lawns with green paint during the winter.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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