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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1957 February

Flooding Damages Pound, Va.

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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
02/01/57
Run Time
1 min., 19 sec.
Sound
sound
Color
BW
Abstract
A reporter interviews an unidentified man regarding recent flooding in the town of Pound, Va. The man reports damage estimates ranging from one to one and a half million dollars, with approximately 50 homes completely destroyed. He details plans for disaster relief efforts and warns of the dangers of damaged gas, oil, and electric lines.
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