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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1968 November

WSLS-TV Reporter Bill Mason Interviews Vice Mayor James O. Trout at the Site of the Temporary Landfill of Roanoke, 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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1 min., 04 sec.
WSLS-TV reporter Bill Mason interviews Vice Mayor James O. Trout about the temporary site of a landfill for Roanoke, Va. Footage shows the two men standing at the site of the landfill near Tinker Creek in Roanoke, Va. According to Trout, the disposal will compact the trash, not burn it, thus avoiding unpleasant odors. Trout hopes that the city council will reach a decision for a permanent landfill site before the six-month deadline.
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