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

WSLS-TV'S Joe Moffatt Interviews U.S. Senator A. Willis Robertson on Military Air Power in the United States and Russia

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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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1 min., 58 sec.
WSLS-TV reporter Joe Moffatt interviews United States Senator A. Willis Robertson, who warns against cutting United States expenditures on military air power. Robertson expresses his hope that United States military defense is sufficient to deter Russia from undertaking an air attack, but argues that "no one can stop an air attack" once it has begun.
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