Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1955 November

Smyth County, Va., Candidates Campaign for Virginia House Seat

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
11/04/55
Run Time
45 seconds
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Brodie Thompson, Smyth County, Va., Democratic candidate for the Virginia House of Delegates, speaks with several Smyth County residents while campaigning at a gas station. Incumbent Republican candidate W. Ray Rouse hands out slips of paper to a group of potential voters inside a store.
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