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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1965 March

Investigators Study Crimes Committed Inside the Virginia State Penitentiary

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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; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
03/01/65
Run Time
1 min., 11 sec.
Sound
silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Footage contains different external views of the Virginia State Penitentiary in Richmond. Experts summoned by the governor will examine recent crimes of murder and drug smuggling inside the prison.
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