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[News Script: New version of an old past time]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an entrepreneur reinventing the hoop-rolling past time into an actual toy called the Wheal and Dealer.
Date: November 15, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Ballot Boxes ]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about ballot boxes moved out of Fort Worth's city hall for proposed charter amendments.
Date: November 14, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Absentee voting in Dallas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about absentee voting at the bond election in Dallas .
Date: November 14, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Bob Hope]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about actors, Bob Hope and Jerry Colona, arriving at the Dallas' Love Field Airport before leaving to Florida.
Date: November 14, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: TCU rally]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a pep-rally at the Texas Christian University.
Date: November 14, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Perot]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story by reporter Bob Sirkin about Ross Perot's campaign and membership drive for his organization, United We Stand America, which will monitor the voting records of elected officials. This story includes footage of Perot at a press conference, an excerpt from an interview with Larry King on CNN, an excerpt from a commercial series produced to promote the membership drive, and Perot playing Patsy Cline's song "Crazy" to press.
Date: January 11, 1993
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Local Baseball]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story by reporter Linda Frederick about ticket sales for the Texas Rangers baseball team, Nolan Ryan's last season with the Rangers, and the planned opening of the new Rangers stadium in 1994. This story includes people purchasing tickets from a box office, footage from a baseball game, ticket agents, and unidentified men watching a televised game speak about the team's prospects for this season. An unidentified agent is interviewed about ticket sales and an unidentified woman speaks about her inability to purchase tickets to the opening day game with Nolan Ryan. The story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: April 5, 1993
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Vandergriff]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story by reporter Linda Frederick about the history of Arlington Stadium (previously Turnpike Stadium) which had once been the home to the minor league team the Dallas Fort Worth Spurs and later became the home of the Major League team, The Texas Rangers. Frederick interviews Tom Vandergriff from his family's regular seats at the stadium about the history of the stadium and his plans to throw the first pitch at the first game of the team's last season in the stadium. The story includes archival footage of the building of Turnpike Stadium, the opening game of 1972 including Vanessa Vandergriff singing the National Anthem, pitcher David Clyde in 1973, Billy Martin, and Nolan Ryan. The story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: April 9, 1993
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Vandergriff]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about opening day for the Texas Rangers at Arlington Stadium. This story includes footage of Rangers fans entering the stadium and purchasing commemorative programs, Tom Vandergriff and Harold Plumley being honored for holding season tickets since the first game at Arlington, Vanessa singing the National Anthem, and Tom Vandergriff throwing the first pitch. Also included is archival footage of Vanessa singing and Tom throwing the pitch at the 1972 opening game. The story aired at 10:00 P.M.
Date: April 9, 1993
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Hearing asked for fired profs]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about two Texas Tech professors who were fired in a closed meeting getting a hearing to see if their termination was just.
Date: July 16, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Insurance hearing]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the state senate's general investigation into the Preferred Life Insurance company.
Date: February 27, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script:Southern Gas Association convention]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Southern Gas Association in Dallas 50th year anniversary convention.
Date: April 30, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script:Tennis stars]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about professional tennis players preparing to play at the Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum.
Date: February 21, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Cafe opening]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the grand opening of the Crossroads cafe on the Fort Worth - Dallas Metroplex area.
Date: March 27, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Four men horseback from Fort Worth to Austin]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about four men horseback-riding from Forth Worth to Austin for the Pioneer Days Celebration.
Date: May 22, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script:New city hall at Haltom City]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the new city hall built in Haltom City.
Date: September 11, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Benjack to take polygraph test]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the embezzlement trial of Ben Jack Cage being postponed due to a grand jury investigation of his involvement in the downfall of the ICT Insurance Company as well as a lack of preparation by his attorney.
Date: September 4, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Dallas ordered to integrate]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Federal Judge William H. Atwell declaring that Dallas public schools will be forced to integrate in the coming months.
Date: September 5, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Turnpike dedicated]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the formal dedication of the Fort Worth-Dallas Turnpike.
Date: September 5, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: General power]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about test flights of the supersonic B-58 Hustler.
Date: September 3, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Benjack takes test]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Ben Jack Cage taking a polygraph lie detector test to determine his guilt in the downfall of the ICT Insurance Company.
Date: September 5, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Bank figures plead innocent]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the beginning of the fall session of the Federal Court in Fort Worth opening with 15 defendants coming from the county jail to appear before Federal Judge Estes.
Date: September 4, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Trailer blast]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a trailer home northwest of the Dallas city limits catching fire while its owner was away.
Date: September 4, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Woman's death]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Fort Worth mother committing suicide by shooting herself in the head.
Date: September 5, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections