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Film Footage of Television News Segments from August, 1969


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Film Footage of Television News Segments from August, 1969


-- Airport Downtown, Date: "08/22/69": Channel 11 reporter Norm Gruenzner on the search for an available site for a downtown air terminal and the costs for land purchases.
-- Kid Pickets, Date: "08/22/69": Footage from the Sterlin-Tips store with children picketing.
-- Cop Award, Date: "08/22/69": One man presenting a letter and check to another man.
-- Jaycee Convention, Date: "08/23/69": Footage from the Jaycee Convention at the Nassau Bay Resort Motor Inn; a spokesman makes a plea for people to write letters in support of prayer and scripture readings during NASA space flights.
-- Trucks Loaded, Date: "08/20/69": People loading supplies into trucks for Volunteers of America.
-- Water Hearing Braden & Welch, Date: "08/20/69": Footage from a City Council meeting and an interview with a spokesman about improvements in the water distribution system throughout the city.
-- Blimp Base, Date: "08/20/69": Footage of the site where A & S Steel Buildings is constructing a facility for the Goodyear blimp.
-- Auto Fatal - Hardy-Acctor, Date: "08/20/69": Footage from the scene of an auto accident with police investigating the area. Warning: this clip contains graphic material that may not be suitable for all viewers.
-- Astronauts Return - Scraps, Date: "08/20/69": Footage of an airplane landing at the airport. Reporter Judd McIlvain tries to interview the astronauts of Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin, as they return and are greeted by a crowd of people. McIlvain speaks briefly with Janet Armstrong.
-- Dome Show, Date: "08/16/69": An event at the Astrodome featuring the Apollo 11 astronauts: Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins. Frank Sinata reads a letter from President Richard Nixon and other musical and comedy acts perform on stage.
-- N.W. Mall Kid Traffic School, Date: "08/16/69": Footage from the Northwest Safety City event with children on toy cars learning traffic laws.
-- Geo Bush on 91st Cong., Date: "08/16/69": George Bush, Representative from Texas, talks about the progress made in the current Congressional session.



Aug. 1969

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