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

U. S. Postal Workers in Roanoke Learn to Use Guns in Defense of the Mail

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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
01/27/65
Run Time
51 seconds
Sound
silent
Color
BW
Abstract
At the U.S. Post Office main branch in Roanoke, Virginia, a trainer shows employees how to shoot a gun as part of a federal mail defense project. Postal employees practice drawing the gun from a hip holster and firing at a target.
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