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

Virginia Governor James Lindsay Almond Discusses Proposed Highway System and Death of Delegate John Allman

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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., 05 sec.
In Roanoke, Va., Governor James Lindsay Almond discusses his views concerning the routing of a proposed federal interstate highway through Virginia; he states that he doesn't favor a route close to Roanoke and Lynchburg for personal reasons,but rather he supports a route that will benefit the whole state. Governor Almond expresses his condolences for the death of Delegate John Bradie Allman.
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