KXAS News Script-Probe of NAACP in Dallas Continues

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Title

KXAS News Script-Probe of NAACP in Dallas Continues

Subject

Lawyers for the state of Texas seize NAACP records at Dallas Office

Description

A news script and corresponding video from the KXAS news station on September 14, 1956, show lawyers from the state attorney general’s office searching through records at the Dallas NAACP offices. Attorney General John Ben Sheppard acquired a temporary injunction against the organization while he launched an investigation on the terms of tax fraud and barratry. A corresponding court case was brought to Judge Otis T. Dunangan the following month.

Source

KXAS-TV. "Probe of NAACP in Dallas Continues." News script. KXAS-TV/NBC television station. Fort Worth, TX.

Publisher

KXAS-TV

Date

1956-09-14

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Citation

“KXAS News Script-Probe of NAACP in Dallas Continues,” The Crisis at Mansfield, accessed September 23, 2021, https://mansfieldcrisis.omeka.net/items/show/76.