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

Pete Maravich, Talented Basketball Player for Louisiana State 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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Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
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1 min., 29 sec.
In a commercial produced by the Wheaties Sports Federation, Louisiana State University Bengal Tiger Pete Maravich shares the most exciting moment of his basketball career. Maravich says being selected the Most Valuable Player in the East West All-Star game is his proudest achievement thus far. Footage features Olympic pole vaulter Bob Richards narrating as "Pistol" Pete Maravich plays basketball with the Bengal Tigers.
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