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

In Roanoke, Va., House of Delegates Candidate John Whitehead Calls for Bipartisanship in Response to Suez Crisis

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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., 07 sec.
In Roanoke, Va., sixth congressional district Democratic candidate for the Virginia House of Delegates John Whitehead reads a prepared statement on the conflict in the Middle East surrounding Egyptian nationalization of the Suez Canal. Whitehead emphasizes the necessity of maintaining a bipartisan foreign policy, calling on United States officials to do everything possible to contain the crisis in Egypt.
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