[Corpus Christi, Texas: Home of the Reconstructed Colombus Fleet and the USS Lexington Carrier]

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This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Corpus Christi, Texas. A short, edited news segment is included at the end of the video. In the first segment, the Boy Scouts of America recite the Pledge of Allegiance on the deck of the USS Lexington carrier. Fishermen on fishing boats show their catches of squid and shrimp. Keith Arnold, the President CEO at the Corpus Christi area Convention and Visitor's Bureau (CVB), talks about major attractions of the area. The Texas State Aquarium, Art Museum of South Texas, and Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History are ...

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1 video (51 min., 28 sec.) : sd., col.

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This video is part of the collection entitled: Texas Historical Television Footage and was provided by UNT Media Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 323 times . More information about this video can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [Corpus Christi, Texas: Home of the Reconstructed Colombus Fleet and the USS Lexington Carrier]
  • Added Title: Corpus Christi, TX, Volume 1

Description

This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Corpus Christi, Texas. A short, edited news segment is included at the end of the video.

In the first segment, the Boy Scouts of America recite the Pledge of Allegiance on the deck of the USS Lexington carrier. Fishermen on fishing boats show their catches of squid and shrimp. Keith Arnold, the President CEO at the Corpus Christi area Convention and Visitor's Bureau (CVB), talks about major attractions of the area. The Texas State Aquarium, Art Museum of South Texas, and Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History are shown. The camera crew films two tour guides aboard the Columbus Fleet who explain the ships and life at sea to visitors. The crew films a pelican catching and eating a fish. The last segment of this film is a news clip, narrated by a newscaster for 3 KWTV Corpus Christi Eye Witness News--in this clip, the USS Lexington cooperates with the Corpus Christi ISD for a science program called 'Science Aboard Ship'.

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1 video (51 min., 28 sec.) : sd., col.

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Minor video interruptions at 00:30:27, 00:46:46.
Edited news segment begins at 00:47:33. Tracking stops at 00:50:42, on 'Edit Bay 2 Cued' frame.
The program for which the films of the Texas Historical Television Footage collection were shot is not accessible, but the nature of the collection’s footage suggests it was intended for a public television show.

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Texas Historical Television Footage

The Texas Historical Television Footage collection comes from the University of North Texas Media Library and it contains video of various places across Texas; including Grapevine, McAllen, College Station, Corpus Christi, and Brownsville.

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  • Dec. 13, 2011, 3:26 p.m.

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  • April 16, 2012, 2:14 p.m.

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[Corpus Christi, Texas: Home of the Reconstructed Colombus Fleet and the USS Lexington Carrier], video, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth194010/: accessed August 24, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.