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WLTX-TV News Collection

This collection includes 16mm outtake footage shot by the news crews of Columbia, South Carolina's CBS affiliate from 1966 to mid-1976.

About the Collection

The collection consists of black and white and color films, both sound and silent, comprising approximately thirty hours of footage dating from 1966 to 1976. The films document people, events, and the political and cultural history of South Carolina during the late 1960s and early 1970s. The footage includes materials related to local politics, the Civil Rights movement, student protests, school desegregation, and the Vietnam War.

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