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

John B. Fisher, Legislative Consultant to Illinois Senator Everett M. Dirksen, Doubts the Success of the Poor People'S Campaign

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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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1 min., 10 sec.
John B. Fisher, legislative consultant to Illinois Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen, criticizes the Poor People's Campaign. He maintains that the organization's attempts at achieving its mission are deteriorating because of steadily diminishing membership, recent heavy rains, and ineffective means to achieve their ends.
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