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

In Richmond, Va., Senator Hunter B. Andrews and Delegate John W. Hagen Discuss Revisions to the Constitution of Virginia

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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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At the State Capitol in Richmond, Va., the Virginia General Assembly is in the process of revising the Constitution of Virginia. Senator Hunter B. Andrews expresses his thoughts on reducing the legal voting age from 21 to 18. According to Senator Andrews, the Senate Privileges and Elections Committee proposes to allow the citizens of Virginia to vote on the issue. The Senate of Virginia will soon vote on whether or not to allow a public referendum to decide the voting age. Footage switches to Delegate John W. Hagen discussing his proposal on obscenities. Delegate Hagen says his preferred legislation will not be presented at the current special session of the Virginia General Assembly.
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