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[News Script: Ben Hogan]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the return home to Fort Worth of champion golfer Ben Hogan following his victory at the British Open.
Date: December 31, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Brown torch murder]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Donald Hawkins Brown going on trial in Dallas for the torch murder of an insurance adjuster.
Date: December 31, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Drouth]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the devastating drought faced by the southern states in 1953. President Eisenhower visited Amarillo to discuss the problem.
Date: December 31, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[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.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Floyd Hill - jail break]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about two jailbreaks at the Tarrant County Jail, with all escapees thwarted or eventually captured or killed by police
Date: December 31, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Holiday tragedies]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Roy V. Davis falling to his death while taking a picture on a large Santa Clause statue that he erected, and a blind sheriff from Denton county being struck and killed with his guide dog, by a newspaper delivery truck.
Date: December 31, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Nude prowler]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an apparent rash of nude African American prowlers in Dallas.
Date: December 31, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Piano legs]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a bank robbery in Handley by a young woman carrying a baby. The woman was quickly apprehended.
Date: December 31, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Tornado]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a review of the highest voted news story of the year, which was a tornado that hit Waco the preceding May.
Date: December 31, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Cotton Bowl week fashion show]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a fashion show at the Adolphus Hotel by A. Harris and Company during Cotton Bowl Week in Dallas.
Date: December 30, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Hoodlums advised to leave town]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Fort Worth police and District Attorney Fender advising four gang-affiliated suspects in a recent string of crimes to leave the city permanently or be arrested on sight.
Date: December 30, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Houston opens bomb shelter]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the opening of an air raid shelter in Downtown Houston, the first of its kind in the city.
Date: December 30, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Rice arrives]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Rice football team arriving in Dallas for their Cotton Bowl game against Alabama.
Date: December 30, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Sales award (Dallas)]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the sixth annual Distinguished Salesmen's Award Dinner in Dallas held by the Dallas Sales Executives Club.
Date: December 30, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Top salesmen receive awards -- Fort Worth]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a dinner for salesmen sponsored by the Fort Worth Sales Executive Club, with awards presented to the region's top salesmen.
Date: December 30, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Alabama]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Alabama Crimson Tide arriving in Dallas for a Cotton Bowl football game against Rice Institute.
Date: December 29, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Carrollton girl is tourney queen]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the 14th annual Cotton Bowl High School Basketball Tournament beauty contest.
Date: December 29, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Crippled airliner in safe landing]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a small plane suffering landing gear problems and making an emergency landing at Love Field in Dallas. The DC-6 lands safely despite its malfunctions.
Date: December 29, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Desperado Davenport]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Norman Davenport being arraigned in federal court for escaping prison.
Date: December 29, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Fatal accident]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the 59th traffic fatality of the year, in Tarrant County, killing William C. Carraway of Saginaw.
Date: December 29, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: News briefs - Air Force]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Bill Hendrickson, one of the first high school graduates to be accepted into the Air Force's Aviation Cadet program, arriving in Grand Prairie.
Date: December 29, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Rape suspect]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Eugene Livingston being questioned in the rape and murder of Mrs. H. C. Parker.
Date: December 29, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Vets get gifts]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Bothwell-Kane American Legion Post collecting money for hospitalized veterans at the United States Public Health Service Hospital.
Date: December 29, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script

[News Script: Alabama arrives for Cotton Bowl]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the University of Alabama Crimson Tide football team arriving in Dallas to play against the Rice University Owls for the New Year's Day Cotton Bowl game.
Date: December 27, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script