Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1966 July

Mrs. Emma Brown Receives the Purple Heart for Her Son Corporal Joseph W. Brown, First Marine From Roanoke Killed in Vietnam

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
07/17/66
Run Time
32 seconds
Sound
silent
Color
BW
Script Excerpt
THE MOTHER OF THE FIRST UNITED STATES MARINE FROM THE ROANOKE AREA TO BE KILLED IN VIET NAM WAS PRESENTED THE PURPLE HEART MEDAL THIS MORNING.
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