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The KHOU-TV Collection - News Clips, January 1963
Houston Metropolitan Research Center
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    Gov John Connally 1st Leg Address, 01/16/63: In his first address to the Texas Legislature, Governor John Connally comments on the slant-hole drilling scandal and advocates for the repeal of the poll tax. 
    Connally recommends the creation of the Governor's Committee of Education Beyond the High School. 
    Untruce (Galv), 01/17/63
    P.O. St (Galv), 01/22/63: Houses near the corner of Post Office and 26th Streets in Galveston.
    Dr Barnes AMA, 01/31/63: A doctor identifies cigarette smoking as a direct cause of lung cancer. While studies found a statistical correlation between smoking and cancer as early as the 1930s, the American Medical Association did not formally recognize the harmful effects of smoking until the 1964 Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health.
    AMA Prexy, 01/31/63
    Fed Theft 4.5 Million: Individuals wait outside a courtroom. 
    Attic Artist: Feature on a local tattoo artist. 
    Burr Runey [sic] (U.H.): Dr. H. Burr Roney, a professor at the University of Houston, explains concepts of modern genetics. 
    Galv City Council (Hears Ko[?]): Inside a meeting of the Galveston City Council.