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

Reporter Interviews New Roanoke, Va., High School Football Coach Charles Tucker

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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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Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
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1 min., 05 sec.
An unidentified WSLS-TV reporter interviews Charles Tucker, newly hired head football coach at Jefferson High School in Roanoke, Va. Tucker anticipates a difficult time in attempting to match the skill of his predecessor, Rudy Rohrdanz, but expresses his eagerness to undertake the task, as well as his gratitude that the rest of the coaching staff will be on hand to assist him in getting to know the team.
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