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

Convict Road Camp Escapees Apprehended in Petersburg, 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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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
04/25/59
Run Time
51 seconds
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Police officers escort two prisoners into the Petersburg, Va., police department following their escape from a state convict road force camp in Pulaski County, Va., and subsequent capture. An officer examines a gun found in the convicts' possession and removes handcuffs from one of the convicts.
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