Item Details

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

James Griffith Convicted of Murdering Wife in Alleghany County, Va.

Digital Collection

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
01/09/65
Run Time
47 seconds
Sound
silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Alleged murderer James Griffith walks from jailhouse to courthouse in Alleghany County to hear a jury find him guilty of the second-degree murder of his wife in Covington, Va. Citizens walk along a Covington street, and a man ascends the steps of the courthouse.
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