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

Richard "Rick" C. Mount, Talented Basketball Player at Purdue University, 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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Online; Video; Streaming Video; Anchor Script
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1 min., 26 sec.
Purdue University Boilermaker and All-American basketball player Richard "Rick" C. Mount is the leading point-scorer on his team. In a commercial produced by the Wheaties Sports Federation, Mount discusses the importance of playing basketball all year around. Footage shows Mount playing basketball with the Boilermakers.
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