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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1967 December

Charles H. Osterhoudt, Member-Elect of Roanoke County Board of Supervisors, Discusses the Town of Salem, Va., Becoming an Independent City

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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., 17 sec.
Charles H. Osterhoudt discusses the adverse effects of Salem becoming an independent city, such as an increase in Roanoke County taxes, terminating plans for the construction of a new county library and school, and Salem local government consolidation.
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