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

George C. Wallace, Candidate for President, Arrives in Woodrum Field Airport in Roanoke, Va., to Campaign

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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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American Independent Party candidate George C. Wallace arrives to campaign for president in Woodrum Field Airport in Roanoke, Va. Upon stepping off an airplane, Roanoke Mayor Roy L. Webber ceremoniously presents Wallace with a patriotic gift. Wallace tells the audience at Woodrum Airport that the American Independent Party is on all 50 states' ballot for the presidential election, calling it a monumental event.
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