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

Virginia Governor Mills E. Godwin, Jr., Delivers a Speech on the Football Field of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, 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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Governor of Virginia Mills E. Godwin, Jr., delivers a speech on the football field of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va., praising the qualities that the school instills in its students. Governor Godwin says that if radicals such as the Youth International Party attended the Virginia Military Institute, they would obtain an education and terminate their protesting.
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