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Conclusion of the September Showdown Series
(WDBJ Television, Roanoke, VA)

WDBJ's John Meredith Patterson concluded the September Showdown series. Cities covered in the series were Arlington, Charlottesville, Newport News, and Norfolk. Patterson said WDBJ did not include Prince Edward County in the Showdown series because its county schools were not under a federal court order to desegregate in the fall. Federal District Judge Sterling Hutcheson delayed setting a desegregation date in Prince Edward County until a race relations survey was conducted by proper authorities.
About the film
  • Date: July 13, 1958
  • Sound: Yes
  • Duration: 01:06
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