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Oral History Interview with Rena Pederson, April 5, 2012

Description: Interview with Rena Pederson, a former journalist in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, her career with The Dallas Morning News and other newspapers, the books she has written, and her work in communications and public affairs.
Date: April 5, 2012
Creator: Harding, Anne; Dann, Lori & Pederson, Rena
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

[News Script: The light side]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about various "lighter side" news stories, including: 1) A new amusement park in Arlington called Six Flags over Texas, which opened on August 5th, 1961, and had over 600,000 people visit in it's short, 1st season of 16 weeks; 2) The Texas visit of Pakistan camel-driver Bashir Ahmad, invited by Vice President Johnson; 3) A new fad among college students - bed pushing; 4) Mrs. Rex Cromwell of Dallas and her problems with neighbors over the many dogs she owns; 5) Dixie comedian Dave Gardner, visiting Fort Worth in February.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections