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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1969 March

Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr., Talented Basketball Player for the University of California, Los Angeles Bruins, Stars in a Commercial Produced by the Wheaties Sports Federation

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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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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
03/18/69
Run Time
1 min., 27 sec.
Sound
Sound
Color
BW
Abstract
Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr., of the University of California, Los Angeles Bruins, is the most overpowering basketball player in over a decade. The National Association of College Basketball Coaches selected Alcindor to be a part of the All American 1968 Team. Footage shows Alcindor playing basketball for the Bruins in a commercial produced by the Wheaties Sports Federation. With his college career coming to a close, Alcindor says his upcoming plans include a trip to the West Indies.
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