[News Clip: Dog Bite Victim, Assault Trial of Sexton Postponed, Murder and Suicide Verdict in Deaths]

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Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about locating a six year old boy named King Lear, who was bitten by a dog that was later determined to be rabid, a murder-suicide that orphaned three young boys, and postponing the trial of Frank Sexton because the jury pool was too small to try a death penalty case.

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1 film (3 min., 38 sec.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.

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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.) August 20, 1956.

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This video is part of the collection entitled: KXAS-NBC 5 News Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 68 times . More information about this video can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [News Clip: Dog Bite Victim, Assault Trial of Sexton Postponed, Murder and Suicide Verdict in Deaths]
  • Series Title: NBC News Clips

Description

Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about locating a six year old boy named King Lear, who was bitten by a dog that was later determined to be rabid, a murder-suicide that orphaned three young boys, and postponing the trial of Frank Sexton because the jury pool was too small to try a death penalty case.

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1 film (3 min., 38 sec.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.

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  • Preferred Citation: NBC 5/KXAS Television News Collection (AR0776), University of North Texas Special Collections

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KXAS-NBC 5 News Collection

This collection contains photographs, video, and scripts from news stories produced by the KXAS-NBC 5 station during its early years.

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[News Script: Dog Bite Victim] (Script)

[News Script: Dog Bite Victim]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about locating a six year old boy named King Lear, who was bitten by a dog that was later determined to be rabid.

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[News Script: Dog Bite Victim], ark:/67531/metadc306073/

[News Script: Murder and Suicide Verdict in Deaths] (Script)

[News Script: Murder and Suicide Verdict in Deaths]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a murder-suicide that orphaned three young boys.

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[News Script: Murder and Suicide Verdict in Deaths], ark:/67531/metadc306187/

[News Script: Assault Trial of Sexton Postponed] (Script)

[News Script: Assault Trial of Sexton Postponed]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about postponing the trial of Frank Sexton because the jury pool was too small to try a death penalty case.

Relationship to this item: (Is Referenced By)

[News Script: Assault Trial of Sexton Postponed], ark:/67531/metadc306067/

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  • August 20, 1956

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  • Aug. 3, 2014, 6:11 a.m.

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  • July 13, 2017, 8:02 p.m.

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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Clip: Dog Bite Victim, Assault Trial of Sexton Postponed, Murder and Suicide Verdict in Deaths], video, August 20, 1956; Fort Worth, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc307664/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.