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

In Roanoke, Va., Jack Goodykoontz and M.W. Armistead Each Discuss Industrial Development in the Roanoke Valley

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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., 00 sec.
Roanoke Chamber of Commerce Industrial Manager Jack Goodykoontz discusses the impending sale of American Viscose Corporation's Roanoke plant. He also offers impressions of Scranton, Pennsylvania, and the success of its community-financed industrial development program. Head of the Roanoke Valley Development Corporation M.W. Armistead discusses plans for industrial development in the Roanoke Valley.
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