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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1968 December

Attorney Philip J. Hirschkop Tells WSLS-TV About a 15-Year-Old Boy Who Has Been Imprisoned in the Powhatan Correctional Center

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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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Attorney Philip J. Hirschkop tells WSLS-TV about a 15-year-old boy from Powhatan, Va., who has been incarcerated in the felony punishment cells at the Powhatan Correctional Center. According to Hirschkop, the boy has not yet been convicted of a felony but has been periodically tear gassed.
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