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

In Roanoke, Va., Sixth Congressional District Candidate Richard Poff Calls for Careful Judgment 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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In Roanoke, Va., sixth congressional district Republican candidate Richard Poff gives responds to the conflict in the Middle East surrounding Egyptian nationalization of the Suez Canal, calling for "cool heads" and "careful, prayerful consideration" and expressing confidence in President Dwight Eisenhower's judgment on the issue.
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