Item Details

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

Lynchburg Life Saving Crew Searches for Possible Drowning Victim in the James River Near Lynchburg, Va.

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
05/20/68
Run Time
53 seconds
Sound
Silent
Color
Color
Abstract
Rescuers use small boats to drag the James River near Lynchburg, Va., for the body of a possible drowning victim. Footage shows two boys on the rocks of the bank of the river. The Lynchburg Life Saving Crew and others board motorboats.
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