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

In Richmond, Va., WSLS-TV Reporter John Gilbert Interviews a Virginia Youth Who Is Leading a Movement to Lower the Voting Age to 18 in 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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In Richmond, Va., WSLS-TV reporter John Gilbert interviews a Virginia youth working to lower the voting age to 18 in the Constitution of Virginia. The amendment, which would permit the public to vote separately on a lowered voting age, is stuck in the Senate Privileges and Elections Committee. If it passes in the committee, the entire Senate of Virginia will vote on it.
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