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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1958 January

Roanoke, Virginia Councilman Charles M. Cornell Considers Virginia Senate Run

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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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Roanoke, Va., City Councilman Dr. Charles M. Cornell confirms rumors that he has been asked to run against State Senator Earl Fitzpatrick for a seat on the Virginia Senate. Cornell explains that he plans to evaluate support levels in the community before committing to a campaign, asserting his belief that the district is direly in need of a better representative, whether or not he is the man for the job.
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