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

In Roanoke, Va., WSLS-TV Reporter Jim Walsh Interviews Virginia Attorney General J. Lindsay Almond on Anti-Integration Efforts in the State

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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., 21 sec.
In Roanoke, Va., WSLS-TV reporter Jim Walsh interviews Virginia Attorney General J. Lindsay Almond regarding efforts to avoid school integration in Virginia. Almond predicts that Governor Thomas B. Stanley will face a long and difficult battle in his efforts to pass anti-integration legislation, but he expresses confidence in the governor's resolve and determination, asserting his own unequivocal opposition to integration.
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