Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1955 December

In Richmond, Va., WSLS-TV's Joe Moffatt Interviews Virginia Delegate Joseph E. Blackburn on Integration Amendment Referendum

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
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
12/05/55
Run Time
45 seconds
Sound
Sound
Color
BW
Abstract
WSLS-TV reporter Joe Moffatt interviews Delegate Joseph E. Blackburn following a special session of the Virginia General Assembly in Richmond, Va., during which legislators voted on whether to hold a public referendum on a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would authorize the state to withhold funding from integrated public schools while offering tuition grants for students seeking to attend segregated private schools.
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