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

Roanoke City Council Meets, Headed by Mayor Roy L. Webber; WSLS-TV Reporter Glenn Howell Interviews Roanoke Supervisor Lee B. Eddy on the City's Attempt to Annex Land in Roanoke County, 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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2 min., 18 sec.
Roanoke City Council meets for the first time with new Mayor Roy L. Webber in Roanoke, Va. WSLS-TV reporter Glenn Howell interviews Supervisor Lee B. Eddy of Roanoke County, Va., about the Roanoke County annexation suit. Eddy prefers consolidation over annexation because it would allow citizens of Roanoke County to vote on the matter. Eddy deems annexation un-democratic and hopes that Roanoke City Council will not pass a county-wide annexation ordinance.
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