Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1956 July

Republican Party of Virginia Meets in Roanoke, Va.; Former Congressman William C. Wampler Speaks on President Eisenhower

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
07/21/56
Run Time
1 min., 56 sec.
Sound
sound
Color
BW
Abstract
The Republican Party of Virginia holds a convention at the Hotel Roanoke in Roanoke, Va. Party Chairman Floyd Landreth announces his retirement and Roanoke City Republican Committee Chair Hazel Barger gives an address, welcoming Lester Parsons and I. Lee Potter as candidates to succeed Landreth. William C. Wampler, former United States Representative for Virginia's ninth congressional district, addresses the audience regarding President Dwight Eisenhower's policies on conflict, expressing confidence and pride in Eisenhower's leadership.
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