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Governor Almond Vows to Fight continued
(WSLS Television, Roanoke, VA)

Continued from clip 2_03. Responding to a State Supreme Court decision that outlawed massive resistance, Governor Almond was determined to maintain segregated schools. In a virulent attack on integration and judicial interference, Almond asked the people of Virginia for support in the struggle while he supposedly advanced the welfare of their children. Promising that the people, not judges, would decide about segregation, Almond bellowed his famous call to arms: "with determination more relentless than ever before-we have just begun to fight."
About the film
  • Date: January 22, 1959
  • Sound: Yes
  • Duration: 00:53
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