[News Script: Candidate] Part: 1 of 2
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At the New Worth Cafe in Ft. Worth, a news conference
is held over coffee, and Attorney Sam J. Day announces
he will be a Republican candidate for the post of Tarrant
County District Attorney. Day is a former Tarrant
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County District attorney -t e tells newsmen the office
should be run on a strict non-partisan basis, conducted
in a dignified manner. He refuses to elaborate, and
declines comment on present operation of the office under
District Attorney Doug Crouch. The 33.year-old attorney
says he will run in the May 5th G-0-P primary, andsb
has tendered his resignation as general counsel 0,,and
vice-president of the T.E. Mercer Company. Day, a
Korean war veteran, and the father of two sons, is the
second Republican to announce as a candidate. Del Barren
, a GOP leader, has announced he will run agd.t
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Day is a native of Bosque county.
District Attorney Crouch has not yet announced his
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Candidate], item, January 3, 1962; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc977923/m1/1/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.