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

WSLS-TV Reporter Charles Fishburne Talks to Four Hotel Associates About Applying for a Liquor License in 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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2 min., 22 sec.
WSLS-TV reporter Charles Fishburne asks four hotel associates if they are planning on getting their liquor license. The representative from Hotel Ponce de Leon replies that they will apply for a liquor license because it will bring in high profit. The three other business associates confirm that they will apply for the license and say that they will have to renovate their establishments to accommodate the new menu items. Footage shows images of the Hotel Ponce de Leon, a Holiday Inn, the Downtowner Motor Inn, and the Oasis Restaurant in Roanoke, Va.
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