Crawford’s Tent City

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Houston Chronicle’s Julie Mason takes you inside “Television Tent City” in Crawford, Texas.

    Throughout the day at the Crawford press filing center, TV people jump up from their seats and with varying fervor, dash from the building.

    Where do they go? What is their urgent and mysterious errand? What secret destination awaits them outside?

    Behold: Television tent city, Crawford Texas

    Not to ruin the mystery of it all for viewers at home, but when you see television correspondents on the air from Crawford, with the now de-rigeur bales of hay and tractors in the background, they are generally not on Bush’s ranch. They are out behind the Crawford Middle School, where a row of canvas tents faces the neighbor’s eloquently rural backyard.

Read the rest (with photos) here.