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

Mayors of Sister Cities Roanoke, Va., and Wonju, Korea, Share a Long Distance Telephone Call

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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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3 min., 33 sec.
Roanoke Mayor Benton Dillard converses on the telephone with the mayor of Wonju, Roanoke's sister city in Korea. The exchange of greetings and good will included a brief conversation between Bonnie Massey in Roanoke and her husband Melvin Massey, who is serving with the U.S. military near Wonju.
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