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[News Script: News briefs - fire]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a fire that damaged Jack's Coffee Shop in Fort Worth. The fire is blamed on faulty wiring.
Date: July 18, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Wichita Falls youth drowned in lake]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Benny Malone, a seventeen-year-old, who drowned in Lake Worth. He was swimming with his cousin, Calvin Hopkins, of Fort Worth.
Date: July 19, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Woman charged in murder of gambler]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Betty Barry who shot and killed "Chicken" Louie Ferantello. She signs a statement saying that she intended to shoot Farantello before killing herself.
Date: July 19, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Rapists]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about two fifteen-year-old boys charged with the rape and beating of a young couple. The boys are William Eason and Donald Mitchell. The youths are sentenced to confinement at the Gatesville State School for Boys until they turn twenty-one.
Date: July 19, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Baseball]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a meeting between Texas League club owners about Shreveport Sports' plan to remain in the league. This is in spite of the new Louisiana law that bans inter-racial athletic contests.
Date: July 19, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Pruitt denied new trial]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about eighteen-year-old Bennie Pruitt asking to be spared of his five-year prison sentence. He was found to have taken part in a robbery and beating of two men, which resulted in their death. Judge McGee says that the original verdict must stand.
Date: July 20, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Iron Lung]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Laverne Philips, a 13-year-old girl, and her impending trip to Southwestern Poliomyelitis Respiratory Center in Houston, where she will be weaned away from her iron lung.
Date: September 23, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Fort Worth joins civil defense test]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Fort Worth's addition to a massive civil defense drill named "Operation Alert." The scenario for the drill involves a hydrogen bomb attack on Carswell Air Force Base, requiring the evacuation of Fort Worth residents.
Date: July 20, 1956, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: NAACP to Fight Restraining Order]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the NAACP's decision to fight a restraining order, which bars the organization from doing business in Texas.
Date: September 23, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Woman is jailed in slaying of gambler]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Betty Barry accidentally killing "Chicken" Louie Ferrantello, an ex-gambler, in Dallas. Barry says that she wanted to shoot herself, but Ferrantello tried to take the gun away from her. She fired at him during the struggle.
Date: July 18, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Cardinal]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Bishop Thomas K. Gormon of the Dallas-Fort Worth diocese and his twenty-fifth anniversary of his consecration as a bishop. Several bishops from around the country arrive to celebrate the occasion.
Date: July 18, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Highway post office shown at convention]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a mobile post office being shown at the National Postal Transportation Association convention. The mobile post office is a converted bus, where clerks sort mail as it is being delivered.
Date: July 18, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Hunt for wildcat nets stray dog]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about police looking for a wildcat that was lurking in a neighborhood. Two stray dogs helped the police in their search, but were ultimately sent to the pound due to Fort Worth's campaign against stray dogs.
Date: July 19, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Driverless truck slams into house]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a delivery truck that smashed into the house of E. M. Brewster in Oak Cliff. The emergency brake on the truck failed, causing it to reverse into the home.
Date: July 20, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: TCU]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a football game between Texas Christian University and the University of Kansas at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence.
Date: September 23, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Cop Uniform]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a new police uniform for Fort Worth police officers, which includes a crash helmet, steel-reinforced leggings, and tight-fitting knickers.
Date: September 23, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Alligator escapes, spoils VFW gesture]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an alligator that was meant to be a gift from J. T. Lindenberg of the Dallas chapter of Veterans of Foreign Wars. The alligator was meant to be donated to the James R. Record Aquarium in Fort Worth, but it fell out of the car in which it was being transported and was hit by another vehicle.
Date: July 15, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Fire Damages Paint Company at Dallas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a fire that damaged the Sewall Paint and Varnish Company at the edge of downtown Dallas.
Date: September 17, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: News briefs - accident]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Dallas driver, Jeff Reed Junior, who struck an elderly pedestrian, Noel Riddle. Riddle is not believed to have been seriously injured.
Date: July 15, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Dallas Loan Firm is Robbed]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a bandit who robbed a loan company in downtown Dallas with a 38-caliber pistol.
Date: September 17, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: First Concrete is Poured on Turnpike]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about concrete paving on the Dallas - Fort Worth toll-road.
Date: September 17, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Governor reviews national guardsmen]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Governor Shivers reviewing the national guardsmen of the 49th Armored Division at Fort Hood for the last time. He leaves his office and title of commander-in-chief in January.
Date: July 15, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Arson]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the questioning of Cathryn Christene Hall and Bill Ferguson, who admit to setting a car and house on fire for insurance money.
Date: September 18, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Fans Contribute to Paralyzed Gridder]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about acts of kindness directed toward Dean Williams, a high school football player in Granbury, who broke his neck at the Brazos River.
Date: September 18, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections