Item Details

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

WSLS-TV Reporter Lee Garrett Reads Statement From the Local Advisory Board for Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke, 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
02/14/68
Run Time
1 min., 47 sec.
Sound
sound
Color
Color
Abstract
WSLS-TV reporter Lee Garrett stands outside Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke, Va., and reads a statement issued by the local advisory board for the college. The board believes that the school is prepared to assume more autonomous control of its operations. It wrote a letter to Eugene B. Sydnor, Jr., chairman of the state board, outlining its plans for accreditation, faculty employment, curriculum, expenditures, policy, and nomenclature. The local board fears too much control by the state board would deprive the school of accreditation.
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