Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1959 June

In Roanoke, Va., Mosby Perrow and Kossen Gregory Discuss Plans for Interstate Route Debate

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
06/05/59
Run Time
1 min., 00 sec.
Sound
Sound
Color
BW
Abstract
WSLS-TV reporter Jim Shell interviews Virginia State Senator Mosby Perrow, Jr., and Delegate Kossen Gregory in Roanoke, Va., regarding the ongoing debate over the proposed route for a new interstate highway in Virginia. Gregory states that he and the other advocates for a southern route intend to raise objections to an engineering report favoring a northern route, prepared for the Virginia State Highway Commission by an outside consulting firm. Perrow declines to identify the group's specific objections to the report, arguing that it is too soon to reveal such information.
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