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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1964 March

Robert Martin, Found Alive, Returns to Roanoke

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Streaming Video
Release Date
03/10/64
Run Time
3 min., 06 sec.
Sound
sound
Color
BW
Abstract
Parents of the formerly missing Robert Martin describe how they discovered their son was alive after he was declared dead. Cameras capture the excitement as a crowd surrounds Martin after he deplanes at Woodrum Airport in Roanoke, Va. Martin talks about the mistaken identity that led to the confusion.
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