Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1958 August

In Harrisonburg, Va., the Western District Court of Virginia Rules on Charlottesville Pupil Assignment Plan

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
08/12/58
Run Time
34 seconds
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
NAACP lawyers Spottswood W. Robinson, Oliver Hill, and Samuel Wilbert Tucker enter the U.S. District Court building in Harrisonburg, Va. Men convene in the courthouse and discuss the ruling of Federal Judge John Paul, Jr., concerning the requirement of examinations in the admission of black students to white schools in Charlottesville, Va. NAACP attorneys sit at the plantiff's table, including Henry L. Marsh.
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