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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1968 May

WSLS Radio Reporter Herm Reavis Interviews Two-Time Winner of the Indianapolis 500 Rodger Ward in Salem, Va.

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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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In an interview with WSLS radio reporter Herm Reavis at the Salem-Roanoke Valley Civic Center in Salem, Va., Rodger Ward, two-time winner of the Indianapolis 500, speculates that the piston-engine car will defeat the turbine-engine car in this year's race. Ward is in the region to promote a closed circuit telecast of the 52nd Indianapolis race at the civic center.
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