Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1963 November

Legislators Say Approval Forthcoming for Governor Harrison's Substitute for Poll Tax

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
11/19/63
Run Time
2 min., 08 sec.
Sound
silent
Color
BW
Script Excerpt
In the opening day of the special session of the General Assembly, Governor Harrison called for retention of the poll tax in state elections, and adoption of a certificate of residence substitute for the poll tax in federal elections when the 24th amendment is ratified.
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