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The KHOU-TV Collection - News Clips, June 19 - 20, 1972

Houston Metropolitan Research Center

Sound | 1972

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  •  The clips on this reel all date from June 19 and 20, 1972. 
  •  Hoffman & DeBakey - Silent footage of Philip Guthrie Hoffman, president of the University of Houston, in a large meeting, possibly of the Texas Joint Senate House Finance Committee. 
  •  An interview with  Dr. Michael DeBakey about Texas shortage of doctors and the attempt to meet the need with more medical school enrollment.  
  •  March of Dimes Poster Child - a boy named Mark who was born with no arms due to amelia swims and gives an interview, delivering an upbeat message for other handicapped children. 
  •  Bullock - Reporter Bruce Halford covers on the activities of Texas Secretary of State Bob Bullock in the state senate nominations committee from outside the Texas State Capitol Building. 
  •  Air Strike - Jessica Savitch reports on the worldwide airline pilot strike on June 20, 1972. The clip includes footage of Intercontinetnal Airport (now George Bush Intercontinental Airport) and travelers, as well as an interview with a pilot. 
  •  Bomb - silent footage of a bomb made from dynamite. 
  •  Citizens for Schools - A member of the legislature talks about a pre-election moratorium on bussing. 
  •  Bullock - Reporter Bruce Halford covers the activities of the Joint Senate House Finance Committee. 
  •  Cop Funeral - Silent footage of officers from state wide police departments gathered for the funeral of a fallen colleague, possibly for David Franklin Noel, an officer with the Houston Police who had been stabbed to death off-duty on June 17, 1972. 
  •  Bullock - Footage of Texas Secretary of State Bob Bullock speaking in a Texas Senate committee meeting. Barbara Jordan is in attendance. 
 
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This film reel from KHOU-TV Channel 11 in Houston contains a series of short news segments that would have aired as highlights to news stories. Many are silent and would have been voiced over by the anchorperson. The titles for each segment are the originals created by KHOU-TV. The clips on this reel all date from June 19 and 20, 1972. The digital preservation of this film was made possible by a grant to the Texas Archive of the Moving Image and the Houston Public Library from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.
The digital preservation of this collection was made possible by a grant to the Texas Archive of the Moving Image and the Houston Public Library from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.
 
Many more films from the KHOU-TV Collection are available on the Houston Public Library Houston Area Digital Archives website.