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

In Roanoke, Va., Leigh B. Hanes Announces Virginia Senate Candidacy

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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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In Roanoke, Va., former U.S. Assistant District Attorney for the Western District of Virginia Leigh B. Hanes announces his intention to seek the Republican nomination as a candidate for the 21st district seat of the Virginia Senate. Hanes asserts his belief that successful government can be attained only by "vigorous competition at the ballot box."
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