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WALB Newsfilm collection

Creator:WALB-TV (Television station : Albany, Ga.)
Creator:National Broadcasting Company, inc.
Creator:Liberty Broadcasting Corporation
Title:WALB Newsfilm collection

Raw news footage from WALB-TV Channel 10 in Albany, Georgia. Footage includes Martin Luther King, Jr. during the Albany Movement in 1961-62, as well as demonstrations surrounding his appearances and arrest there. Politicians appearing include Jimmy Carter, Sam Nunn, Herman Talmadge, Lester Maddox, Carl Sanders, George Wallace, Richard Russell, and Richard Nixon. Footage also contains Vietnam-era events in the region, local 1976 Bicentennial events coverage, coverage of the Georgia State Legislature, and many local topics such as agricultural issues, city commission meetings and human interest stories. No finished broadcast programs are included.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Unedited footage | News | Documentaries and factual works | MovingImage
Subjects:Civil rights movements--Georgia--Albany--History--20th century | United States--History | Georgia--History | Georgia--Politics and government --1951- | United States, Georgia, Dougherty County, Albany, 31.5785074, -84.155741
Institution:Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection
Contributors:Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection
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