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

Voters Sign a Petition Calling for a Liquor by the Drink Referendum in Roanoke, Va. Supporter of the Referendum W. Jackson Shepherd Comments on the Petition.

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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., 43 sec.
Outside a polling station in Roanoke, Va., voters stop at a table to sign a petition calling for a referendum on the right to buy liquor by the drink in the city at licensed locationss. W. Jackson Shepherd, a supporter of voting rights, explains the purpose of the petition.
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