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

Governor J. Lindsay Almond Declares Charlottesville, Va., Schools Closed

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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
09/18/58
Run Time
1 min., 53 sec.
Sound
silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Virginia Governor J. Lindsay Almond announces at a press conference that he will close two Charlottesville schools, Lane High School and Venable Elementary School, rather than allow them to desegregate students as ordered by federal courts. Reporters take notes while cameramen from several news outlets work to capture footage.
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