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

Disturbance at Patrick Henry High School Over Lack of Black Representatives on Homecoming Court

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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
10/27/71
Run Time
58 seconds
Sound
Mag
Color
Color
Script Excerpt
CLASSES CAME TO A TEMPORARY STANDSTILL AT PATRICK HENRY HIGH SCHOOL YESTERDAY FOLLOWING ANOTHER IN A SERIES OF RACIAL DISTURBANCES OVER THE ABSENSE OF A BLACK CONTESTANT FOR HOMECOMING QUEEN.
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