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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1959 April

Winners Announced at the Sixth Annual Western Virginia Science Fair

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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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Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
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48 seconds
The sixth annual Western Virginia Science Fair announces its honorees. First place winner in physical sciences for boys, Richard Heavener, explains his project; Thomas Hanks wins a free naval cruise for his rocket display; first place winner in physical science for girls, Jean Thomas, shows the effect of treating wood with water glass; first place winner in biological sciences for girls, Sally Abbot, presents her project on radio sensitivity in mice; Jim Baird wins first place in biological sciences for boys.
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