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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1969 April

In Roanoke, Va., Men and Women March to Honor the Death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; Reverend Alvord M. Beardslee Is the Keynote Speaker

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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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55 seconds
One year after the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., approximately 250 people march through the streets of Roanoke, Va., in remembrance. To honor Dr. King, Reverend Alvord M. Beardslee gives a commemorative speech with the theme of hope.
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