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1. A Pop Concert from a TV Studio A Pop Concert from a TV Studio January/21/1957 Description of the first television broadcast of the orchestra, done on three local stations from the WDAF-TV studios.

2. Acquisition of WDAF-TV Acquisition of WDAF-TV May 28, 1958 Unverified first official news of the acquisition of the Kansas City Star's television news station, WDAF-TV, according to the local history index card.

3. Behind the Revolving Door on Signal Hill Behind the Revolving Door on Signal Hill November//1974 Article about the 25-year history of the WDAF-TV television station and its operations and newcasters, etc., with photos.

4. Bill L. Wormington Bill L. Wormington September 17, 2008 Obituary for Bill L. Wormington who died August 16, 2008, in Hawaii at age 81. He was born October 17, 1926, in Dodge City, Kansas, and grew up in Topeka, Kansas. "Bill was a television pioneer in Kansas...

5. Bill Leeds Bill Leeds N.d. Head and shoulders portrait of Bill Leeds, news man associated with WDAF-TV and Radio.

6. Bill Leeds and Others Bill Leeds and Others October 10, 1961 Interior group view with caption in scrapbook which reads "At the weekly luncheon of South Central Tuesday noon, October 10, 1961, Bill Leeds, News Director of WDAF, was the principal speaker. In the photograph...

7. Biography of Francisco Ruiz (1929-1993), Educator and Writer Biography of Francisco Ruiz (1929-1993), Educator and Writer 2009;

8. Biography of Randall Jessee (1914-1976), Newsman Biography of Randall Jessee (1914-1976), Newsman 2003

9. Birthday for WDAF-TV Birthday for WDAF-TV October/16/1955

10. Bob Wormington Bob Wormington Head and shoulders portrait of Bob Wormington, General Manager of WDAF-TV.

11. Celebrity Celebrations Celebrity Celebrations Holiday 2004 Article profiles the holiday activities of prominent Kansas Citians.

12. Color Video Here Tonight Color Video Here Tonight December/31/1954 News of the first local color television images in Kansas City, with plans of WDAF-TV "to telecast a 1-minute commercial in color."

13. Daniel Boone Jessee Would Approve Daniel Boone Jessee Would Approve January 1957 Profile of the television and radio announcer, Randall Jessee, for station WDAF-TV.

14. Earl Beall Obituary Earl Beall Obituary March 16, 2003 Newspaper obituary for Earl Beall who died on March 13, 2003. He was the general manager of WDAF-TV in Kansas City, Missouri from 1978-1992.

15. Faces of the Past: Don't Touch That Dial Faces of the Past: Don't Touch That Dial May//1991 Photos and bios of John Harrington and Bette Hayes, local television personalities of Kansas City's past. Description of Harrington as a WDAF-TV news reporter during the Cold War era, working on both local...

16. Fanfare For Two Uncommon Broadcasters Fanfare For Two Uncommon Broadcasters August/9/2002 Article which discusses the news styles of both Claude Dorsey, who recently died, and Mike McDonald who just retired as news director of WDAF-TV. Dorsey was the first news director at KMBC-TV. Both stations...

17. Federal Justice in Western Missouri: The Judges, the Cases, the Times Federal Justice in Western Missouri: The Judges, the Cases, the Times 1994 Summary of the federal Supreme Court antitrust case in the 1950s against the Kansas City Star for its practices of monopolizing almost all media in the Kansas City area. Decision against the Star company...

18. Five Years of Television Five Years of Television October/19/1954 Article about the short history of television in Kansas City, starting with WDAF-TV's first regular programming on October 16, 1949.

19. Government Will Now Seek Decree in Star Trust Case Government Will Now Seek Decree in Star Trust Case June/22/1957 Article about the Supreme Court case against the Kansas City Star for controlling media in the city too rigidly, requiring them to "dispose of radio station WDAF and television station WDAF-TV."

20. H. Dean Fitzer Is Dead at 71: Pioneer in TV Here Led in the Founding of WDAF H. Dean Fitzer Is Dead at 71: Pioneer in TV Here Led in the Founding of WDAF July/11/1970 Photo and obituary article about H. Dean Fitzer, a co-founder of the local television station WDAF-TV in 1949. He joined the Kansas City Star in 1920 who at the time was owner of WDAF radio, becoming manager...