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

WSLS-TV Reporter Bill Mason Interviews U.S. District Court Judge Robert R. Merhige on the Current Trend Toward Violence and on Challenges the U.S. Supreme Court Faces

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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., 44 sec.
WSLS-TV reporter Bill Mason talks to Robert R. Merhige, U.S. District Court judge. According to Merhige, the growing tendency toward violence in America may be treated by respecting police and accepting law as guidelines. Merhige comments on the general negative conception of the U.S. Supreme Court, stating that it stems from an uninformed public.
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