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Film Footage of Television News Segments from September, 1969


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Film Footage of Television News Segments from September, 1969


-- Extortion Attempt, Date: "09/24/69": Footage shows exterior and interior of a house in disarray. A resident describes being held hostage. An agent is interviewed about approaching the bank robber, who ultimately shot himself in the head. Warning: this clip contains graphic material that may not be suitable for all viewers.
-- "09/17/69": Footage shows people with handicaps at work in a variety of jobs.
-- Barnes on 1970 - Connally, Date: "09/22/69": Ben Barnes disclaims any plans to run for any position in 1970 and insists former Governor John B. Connally’s political decisions have no bearing on his own in light of rumors that Connally would run for Senate.
-- Model Rocket Meet, Date: "09/22/69": Footage shows a model rocket being launched in a field outside a subdivision and drifting down again.
-- Army at Mayors Office, Date: "09/18/69": Brief footage of Houston Mayor Louie Welch shaking hands with a couple of men in dress uniform and of others standing in his office.



Sept. 1969

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Houston Public Library, Houston Metropolitan Research Center,




KHOU-TV Film Box 6904, Reel 8

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