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The KHOU-TV Collection - News Clips, December 1965
Houston Metropolitan Research Center
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1965 |
 B/W 
| English
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    Comm Court: Meeting of the Harris County Commissioners Court. Harris County Judge Bill Elliott sits at the head of the conference table.
    Commissioner E. A. "Squatty" Lyons
    Centrifuge: Engineers run tests using a large centrifuge, possibly as part of NASA research
    Blue Bonnet Game: Bluebonnet Bowl game between the Tennessee Volunteers and Tulsa Golden Hurricane at Rice Stadium on December 18, 1965. The Volunteers won 27-6. 
    Cheerleaders and halftime performance
    Bob Casey: Congressman Bob Casey of Texas speaks at an event in Houston. In a press interview, he talks about a recent trip to Vietnam and the ongoing military conflict there. Casey served in the United States House of Representatives from 1959 to 1976. 
    El Lago: Given its proximity to the Manned Spacecraft Center, the small city El Lago was home to several NASA astronauts. As manned missions for Project Gemini began in 1965, the El Lago City Council proposed an ordinance requiring news organizations to purchase permits in order to park mobile units on city streets during spaceflights. Newsmen strongly opposed the ordinance, characterizing it as "pay-for-news," while the council argued that it was necessary to pay for additional police protection.  
    Flags at Half Mast
    SAC Bombing: Air Force bomber pilots depart on a mission
    Atty Burk on Carswell: A prosecuting attorney describes the day's proceedings in the appellate hearing regarding Jack Carswell, director of Jack Carswell and Co. Funeral Directors of Houston