Item Details

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

Langley Research Director John Stack Speaks at Blacksburg, Va., Engineering Conference

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
04/24/59
Run Time
28 seconds
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
John Stack, assistant director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Langley Research Center, speaks during the opening convocation of an engineering conference at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg, Va. Several VPI alumni are honored at the convocation, with award presenters and honorees including G.L. Furr, president and general manager of the Appalachian Power Company, Donaldson Brown, General Motors financial executive, and Dr. Edwin Broun Fred, president emeritus of the University of Wisconsin.
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