Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1961 August

Steelers' Spokesperson Ed Kiely Reads a Statement From NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle Regarding the Decision to Play a Pre-Season Game in Roanoke Despite the Possibility of Segregated Seating

Digital Collection

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
Online; Video; Streaming Video; Anchor Script
Release Date
1961-08-10
Run Time
47 seconds
Sound
Sound
Color
BW
Script Excerpt
This was decided yesterday, after National Football Commissioner Pete Rozelle had been called into the controversy brought on by the Roanoke NAACP.
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