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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1959 August

Attorney Reuben Lawson Files the First Desegregation Suit in Southwest Virginia in Roanoke Federal 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
08/28/59
Run Time
1 min., 50 sec.
Sound
Sound
Color
BW
Script Excerpt
A desegregation suit against Galax and Grayson County is expected to be filed shortly in Abingdon.
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