[News Script: Tornado] Part: 1 of 16
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Dark clouds ... then from the clouds a funnel
dips and swirls ... and then gains power as
it lashes a 21-mile long path of death and
destruction across the western part of Dallas.
The tornado, X2 one of a series of twisters,
'K,'touched down shortly after four this afternoon
near Duncanville...then near Redbird XX airpor
IN the Southwest of Dallas. Then it would rise
once more, and dip again. Tonight, with the
toll of injured counted at roughly 6-hundred--
one-hundred-of-the-injured critical -- the toll
dead from the Dallas %rn t ex.tandsa
..----. But that figure is most certain to rise
as more of the dead are found... And Dallas
wasn't alone in feeling the wrath of afternoon
tornadoes. They stru k at ----h---, at ---4---
north of Fort Worth. and as far north as
in Oklahom *!But Dallas got the worst of it,
by far the worst of it.
Here’s what’s next.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Tornado], item, April 2, 1957; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc790177/m1/1/: accessed March 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.