"Texas In Review"
Weekly Log -- February 20, 1956 - April 30, 1956


February 20, 1956

  1. Charro Days – Visiting Brownsville’s annual fiesta (4’16")
  2. Report to Chief – Texas Boy Scouts making their annual reports to Gov. Shivers (2’45")
  3. Mercy from the Sky – Paramedics make air drop at San Antonio (1’21")
  4. Tomorrow’s Engineers – A round-up of Engineers’ Week activities over the state (4’36")
  5. Nonstop Silver Service – Braniff inaugurates its Dallas-New York service in a big way (2’12")
  6. With Wind & Sail – The annual Houston Yacht Club Regatta (3’10")
  7. Camp Fire Valentines – Statewide coverage of Campfire Girls Father-Daughter banquets (4’45")

 

February 27, 1956

  1. Honoring America’s American – An international celebration observing George Washington’s birthday at Laredo (3’57")
  2. Safety First – Presentation of Roy Rogers Safety Trophy to national contest winner, Wheeler Elementary School at Commerce (4’11")
  3. For Life, Leaf and Limb – Training of Forestry students at Stephen F. Austin in Nacogdoches (8’05")
  4. Skyway Travel – Demonstrations of the new monorail transportation method at Houston (3’47")
  5. Fun Laboratory – Instruction course for community recreation workers at Kerrville’s Longhorn Recreation Laboratory (5’24")

 

March 6, 1956

  1. Stirrups and Steers – A round-up of Texas rodeos and stock shows at Ft. Worth, Houston, and San Antonio (6’04")
  2. Springtime for Houston – The annual Azaleas Trail visit to gardens of estates in Houston (2’39")
  3. Pressure Pays Off – An explanation of Humble Oil and Refining Company’s re-pressuring projects for various oil reservoirs in Texas and work at Humble’s research Laboratory in Houston (56")
  4. Search For an Answer – A report on the continuous battle against leukemia at Wadley Research Institute in Dallas(6’02")
  5. Humanity’s Haven – Activities of Red Cross chapters in Dallas, Midland, Houston, and San Antonio (2’22")

 

March 15, 1956

  1. Piggyback on Rails – Southern Pacific’s "piggyback" freight operation at Houston and Beaumont (9’30").
  2. Oil and High Style – Fashion Show staged by members of the Desk and Derrick Club at Amarillo (4’48").
  3. Layer by Layer – Story of plywood manufacture at Atlas Plywood Corp. in Center (6’ 23").
  4. Lone Star Birthday – Texas Independence Day celebration at Washington on the Brazos (9’00").
  5. Saga of Defense – Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum exhibits on weapons of mankind at Canyon (5’58").
  6. Heritage House – Dedication of the Noble House in Houston (1’40").

 

March 19, 1956

  1. A Cake for the Navy – Celebration of the fifteenth anniversary of the Corpus Christi Naval Air Station (3’32").
  2. Green Thumbs and Blossoms – A general how-to-do-it story on flower gardening (2’ 58").
  3. The Sport of Falls – Jude Tournament held at Bergatron Air Force Base in Austin (5’ 58")
  4. Versatile Valley – A report on the annual Rio Grande Live Stock Show in Mercedes (5’24").
  5. Happiness Boulevard – The story of the Blue Bird Style Show in San Antonio (2’06").
  6. Brawn, Speed and Skill – Excerpts from the action in the Border Olympics in Laredo (5’13").

 

April 30, 1956

  1. Texas Chooses Its Mrs. - Mrs. Texas Finals (7’00").
  2. Commercial - #56-13 (1’08").
  3. Festival on the Neches – Neches River Festival (2’18").
  4. Wider, Safer and Better – Highway Projects (6’00").
  5. Commercial - #56-3 (59").
  6. Cradle of Liberty – Liberty Bi-Centennial (4’15").
  7. Brotherhood in Action – Jewish Community Councils (5’52").

 

     
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