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

In a Public Statement in Richmond, Va., Delegate George C. Rawlings, Jr., Rejects and Criticizes the Plea of Virginia Governor Mills E. Godwin, Jr., Calling for Democratic Party Candidates to Unite

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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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Delegate George C. Rawlings, Jr., issues a public statement in Richmond, Va., castigating Governor Mills E. Godwin, Jr. In the face of the upcoming gubernatorial election, the governor of Virginia called for the Democratic candidates to accommodate one another and for the party to unite. Delegate Rawlings criticizes Governor Godwin for neglecting to work toward this goal, listing efforts the governor could have made but did not, such as supporting certain candidates or campaigning throughout the state.
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