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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1955 July

In Washington, D.C., President Dwight D. Eisenhower Holds White House Luncheon for Athletes

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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
07/12/55
Run Time
32 seconds
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Athletes assemble on the White House steps in Washington, D.C., with president Dwight D. Eisenhower and Vice President Richard Nixon, before a luncheon to discuss plans for a Sports program aimed at combating juvenile delinquency. Attendees include golfers Jack Fleck, Bobby Jones, Lloyd Mangrum, and Barbara Romack, baseball players Willie Mays and Hank Greenberg, and boxers Gene Tunney and Archie Moore.
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