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

In Blacksburg, Va., Dr. Walter S. Newman Discusses Virginia Tech Athletic Direction

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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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In Blacksburg, Va., Virginia Polytechnic Institute President Dr. Walter S. Newman discusses plans to expand the VPI athletic program, asserting that, although the program is exploring the possibility of a change in direction, everyone involved is pleased with the work of head football coach Frank Moseley. Newman confirms that Jerry Claiborne, assistant football coach at the University of Alabama, is currently visiting the campus of VPI but denies that Claiborne is under consideration for Moseley's position at this time.
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