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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1965 February

Mattox Pickets Roanoke Municipal Building

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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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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
02/04/65
Run Time
3 min., 36 sec.
Sound
sound
Color
BW
Abstract
Discharged firefighter Wallace Mattox and supporters picket the Roanoke municipal building in protest over various issues. Bill Mason interviews Mattox and a Mr. Johnson about the organization of the protest and Mattox's controversial dismissal from his job with the fire department.
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