KXAS News Script: "New Racial Strife in Fort Worth"

Item

Title

KXAS News Script: "New Racial Strife in Fort Worth"

Description

20 miles North of Mansfield another incident involving integration occurred. Lloyd G. Austin and his family moved into an all white neighborhood and this action was met with mob violence. The White Citizens Council of the area meets to discuss what action must be taken in the case of Austin. A mob forms around Austin house and stones and soda bottles are thrown causing windows to breaks. Austin proceeds to fire a shot at a nearby car in defense. Police later show up and the crowd begins to leave.

Subject

covering a news story about protests and demonstrations against an African American family who recently moved onto an all-white street in a racially mixed neighborhood.

Source

KXAS News Script: New Racial Strife in Fort Worth, UNT special collections, KXAS-TV/NBC-5, Forth Worth Tx.

Publisher

KXAS-TV/NBC-5

Date

1956-09-02

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