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

WSLS-TV Reporter Bill Mason Reports on Senator William B. Spong's Plan for Intrastate Highways, Enabling Travel Within a State

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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., 00 sec.
WSLS-TV reporter Bill Mason reports on a plan concocted by United States Senator William B. Spong, Jr. Senator Spong's goal is to improve travel on highways within states, not just between them. The plan entails rectifying the heavy traffic conditions on Interstate 581 which runs through Roanoke, Va. Footage shows Mason standing at the intersection of Interstate 581 and Elm Avenue in Roanoke, Va.
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