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The KHOU-TV Collection - News Clips, December 26 - 28, 1967

Houston Metropolitan Research Center

Sound | 1967

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  •  Apollo II Wood Carving, 12/28/67: An artist shows off a large wood carving he made to in honor of the planned lunar landing 
  •  DOA on Frwy, 12/28/67: Police respond to a highway fatality  
  •  Courts Closed, 12/26/67: Inside an empty courtroom 
  •  Traffic Accident, 12/27/67: First responders rescue a motorist from an overturned car 
  •  Housing Code No, 12/27/67: Residents sign a petition to repeal a housing code 
  •  Mary Galleyger [sic] 101 years old, 12/28/67: Faith Memorial Nursing Home hosts a party to celebrate the 101st birthday of resident Mary Gallagher. KHOU reporter Judd McIlvain asks the birthday girl about when she first came to Pasadena. 
  •  Port, 12/27/67: The Port of Houston following a series of major improvements totaling over $47 million 
  •  McIlvain speaks with a State Representative Jim Clark about the need for infrastructure legislation to protect the lives and property near the Port of Houston 
  •  Bum Dies with $$ [sic], 12/28/67: Law enforcement count the amount of money found on a deceased person  
  •  Court Wrap, 12/26/67: McIlvain comments on the the number of empty courtrooms in spite of a serious case backlog in the Criminal Courts of Harris County 
  •  Post Xmas Shoplifting, 12/26/67: Shoppers in search of discounts flock to stores on the day after Christmas 
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This film from KHOU-TV Channel 11 in Houston contains a series of short news segments that would have aired as highlights to news stories. Many are silent and would have been voiced over by the anchorperson during a live broadcast. The titles for each segment are the originals created by KHOU-TV. The clips on this reel all date from December 26 to 28, 1967. This series includes news segments about darkened courtrooms during the holiday season, infrastructure legislation regarding the Port of Houston, and traffic accidents.
The digital preservation of this collection was made possible by a grant to the Texas Archive of the Moving Image and the Houston Public Library from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Many more films from the KHOU-TV Collection are available on the Houston Public Library Houston Area Digital Archives website.