Item Details

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

Roger Gilbert Bannister Announces Retirement From Track and Field

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
Online; Video; Streaming Video; Anchor Script
Run Time
2 min., 11 sec.
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Script Excerpt
It all started at Oxford last May 6th when Bannister and his pacers, Brasher and Chataway, broke from the starting line in the bid for the record.
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