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The KHOU-TV Collection - News Clips, January 1965
Houston Metropolitan Research Center
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    B. Kearns [sic] on Bookies, 01/04/65: KHOU newsman Ron Stone asks Harris County Sheriff C. V. "Buster" Kerns about the arrest of gambling bookies. 
    Judge Elliot [sic] on Texas, 01/04/65: Harris County Judge William M. Elliott reviews the funding needs of the Harris County Commissioners Court, upon which he serves. Elliott puts forward the possibility of a tax cut. 
    Carswell, 01/04/65: Inside the courtroom during the trial of Jack Carswell, a local funeral home owner
    Bullfight, 01/05/65: KHOU reporter Nick Gearhart talks with Roy Hofheinz about plans to stage a series of bloodless bullfights at the Astrodome. Hofheinz was popularly known as "Judge." 
    Bullfight, 01/05/65 B-roll footage of a poster promoting the event, followed by a group of matadors posing for the camera
    Theatre Fire, 01/14/65: Remains of the Dowling Theatre following a fire, allegedly arson. The one-screen movie theater opened in Houston Third Ward in 1941, serving a primarily African-American audience. While the fire forced the Dowling to close, the building remained vacant for decades before it was demolished. 
    Wills Case Suspect: Detectives interrogate a suspect
    Democrats Arrive: Members of the Democratic National Convention Committee arrive in Houston. The committee was considering the city as the site of the 1968 convention. A KHOU reporter asks a committee member about Houston's competition with Miami. The 1968 Democratic National Convention was ultimately held in Chicago.