Celebrating 70 Years : News on Film: 1959-1978

Robert Kennedy Speaking in Dallas, 1959

[News Clip: Kennedy] on The Portal to Texas History.

[News Clip: Robert Kennedy] on The Portal to Texas History.

Joan Crawford, 1963

A story about actress Joan Crawford visiting Dallas for the annual meeting of the Pepsi-Cola bottlers association. In this footage, Crawford is asked about the state of Hollywood and glamour of new actors.

[News Clip: Joan Crawford] on The Portal to Texas History.

Piccadilly Lunch Counter Sit-In, 1964

Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a civil rights demonstration at the Dallas Piccadilly Cafeteria.

[News Clip: Demonstrators] on The Portal to Texas History.

Beatles-mania in Dallas, 1964

A story about teenage girls waiting overnight at the Preston State Bank in Dallas, Texas to buy tickets to see The Beatles in concert in September.

[News Clip: Beatles] on The Portal to Texas History.

Harvey Milk in Dallas, 1978

B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about the Texas Gay Conference V at the Royal Coach Inn in Dallas, Texas, including an interview with Harvey Milk.

[News Clip: Gay (Rights conference)] on The Portal to Texas History.