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

Representatives of Different Shopping Malls in the Roanoke, Va., and Salem, Va., Areas Tell WSLS-TV About the Shoplifting Problem

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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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2 min., 03 sec.
Representatives from shopping malls in the Roanoke, Va., and Salem, Va., areas tell WSLS-TV about the problem of shoplifting. Teenagers and professional groups comprise the biggest group of perpetrators, and the representatives presume that their losses amount to about $150,000 per year. Footage shows major retail stores, including J.C. Penney and F.W. Woolworth, Inc., inside different shopping malls.
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