Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1969 November

Interview With C. E. Parker Who Says Letter Carriers Are Growing Beards to Protest the Failure of the President to Sign HR 13000 Authorizing a Pay Increase for Postal Employees

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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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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
11/14/69
Run Time
2 min., 00 sec.
Sound
Mag
Color
Color
Script Excerpt
HERE IN ROANOKE, LETTER CARRIERS HAVE DECIDED TO GROW BEARDS IN WHAT THEY CALL A SILENT PROTEST OF PRESIDENT NIXON'S DELAY IN CONSIDERING A PAY INCREASE FOR POSTAL WORKERS OF FIVE AND FOUR-TENTHS PER CENT.
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