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

C.C. Crockett Loses Fight to Be Included on Roanoke County, Va., Board of Supervisors Ballot

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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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1 min., 21 sec.
In an interview with WSLS-TV reporter John Gilbert, C.C. Crockett expresses disappointment at his failure to be included on the ballot as a candidate for the Roanoke County, Va., Board of Supervisors, due to a filing error. Crockett recounts the details of his battle to be included on the ballot, and he shares his plan to seek the support of the people of Roanoke County in running as a write-in candidate.
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