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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1962 December

WSLS-TV Celebrates 10th Birthday

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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Online; Video; Streaming Video; Anchor Script
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1 min., 10 sec.
An unknown man addresses attendees at a banquet. Employees of WSLS-TV in Roanoke, Va., celebrate the station's 10th birthday by cutting a cake. Local children born 10 years ago that same day receive gifts from the television station such as FM radios. Pauline Elizabeth White, born closest to the moment WSLS-TV went on air for the first time, receives a television set.
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