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[News Clip: Tree-Watering Device, Student Pilot Dies When Plane Crashes, News Briefs -- Patty, Pumpers Won't Drink Dallas Tap Water, Sonny Evans, Democrats, Gorilla]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about a homemade tree-saving device, created by Fort Worth police detective T. M. Wood; Captain Charles Walker, a student pilot from Perrin Air Force Base, who crashed his T-33 jet training plane and died; the brief appearance of singer Patty Page in Dallas, Texas, en route to marry movie director Charles O'Curran; the salty drinking water in Dallas, which comes from the Red River; the arrest of teenager Sonny Evans, who was found in a car near the scene of a tavern where somebody had torn off the back screen, supposedly in a burglary effort; disagreements between conservative democrats and liberal democrats in Fort Worth; and the arrival of a 16-pound baby girl gorilla, from New York, at Forest Park Zoo in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: September 7, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Activities of the week]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering the major news of the past week, including a visit to Texas by New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey to attend his father-in-law's funeral in Sherman, former Dallas County Deputy Sheriff Jack Medford shooting his wife and son to death before turning the gun on himself, and military reserve units called to active duty at the Dallas Naval Air Station.
Date: March 4, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Austin college football]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Austin College football team traveling to Mexico for a game against Mexico City University.
Date: October 12, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Bank building]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the opening of the new First National Bank in Sherman. They are preparing for its opening.
Date: September 11, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Bootlegger]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about bootlegger and prison escapee Edgar Thompson, known locally as Richard Pressley, being returned to Georgia after 15 years on the lam.
Date: January 5, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Bridge is damaged in freak accident]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a railroad bridge collapsing near Denison, sending nine cars off the tracks. The accident was caused by a car crashing into one of the train cars and sending it into the bridge. A man and woman in the car were injured.
Date: August 10, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Brief--Train]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an accident concerning a five-car Fort Worth connection of the Katy Texas Special train near Denison.
Date: February 21, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Cindy to get legs]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a toddler named Cindy Inman of Sherman traveling to East Orange, New Jersey, to be fitted for artificial legs.
Date: November 27, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Country club]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the formal opening of the Tanglewood-on-the-Lake, a plush resort country club next to Lake Texoma.
Date: May 1, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Dewey in Texas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a visit to Texas by former Republican presidential candidate Thomas E. Dewey, passing through Dallas on the way to Sherman for the funeral of his father-in-law.
Date: February 28, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Deweys in Texas for funeral]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the arrival in Dallas of New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey, in Texas to attend the funeral of his mother in Sherman.
Date: May 14, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Dog Hero]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Tang, the dog who saved the lives of children by pushing them out of the path of oncoming cars.
Date: August 17, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Dog is star of school pageant]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Denison Collie named Tang honored at the Centennial Cavalcade of Texas Teaching convention in Dallas. Tang is credited with saving the lives of several children.
Date: September 5, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Draftee]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the induction of Edward Thomas Murphy into the army. He is personally accompanied by Colonel Morris B. Schwartz, the State Director of Selective Service, because Murphy is the one-hundred-thousandth draftee in Texas since the Korean War.
Date: July 3, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Eisenhower]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the birthplace of President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Denison.
Date: July 19, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Eisenhower inauguration]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Texans traveling to Washington, D.C., to attend the inauguration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who was born in Denison.
Date: December 31, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Heroes]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about telephone company workers, E. L. Kinkead and R. F. Sides, being honored for their heroism in saving the life of M. R. Campbell after a car wreck in Grayson County.
Date: July 31, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Katy moves to Dennison]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the offices of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas railroad secretly moving from Kansas and St. Louis to Denison.
Date: March 28, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Mile of dollars]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Bells, a small Texas town, hosting a fundraiser to rebuild the local Methodist church after a fire.
Date: May 9, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: News briefs]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about two trucks that collided near Denton creek bridge leaving a man seriously injured.
Date: September 26, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections