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

Charlie Scott, Talented Basketball Player for the University of North Carolina, 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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1 min., 24 sec.
Charlie Scott of the University of North Carolina Tar Heels tells Bob Richards, Olympic pole vaulter, about his experience in the 1968 Summer Olympics in a commercial produced by the Wheaties Sports Federation. Scott says competing with the United States basketball team in the 1968 Summer Olympics made him a more complete basketball player. Footage shows Scott playing basketball with the Tar Heels.
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