8 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject - Corporate is exactly "Florida Legislature"
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A TRIBUTE TO DEMPSEY BARRON

A TRIBUTE TO DEMPSEY BARRON

Date
n.d.
Description
This is a tribute to the life and times of longtime leader of the Florida State Senate, Dempsey Barron.
Collection
Challenge Accepted

Challenge Accepted

Date
1963
Description
This film gives an overview of the State Legislature, showing opening ceremonies and swearing in of new legislators by Florida Supreme Court justices B.K. Roberts and Millard Caldwell. Viewers see speeches given at joint session with a rousing address by Governor Farris Bryant. The film describes the jobs of various members of the Legislature, showing legislators going about their daily tasks. There are scenes of bills being argued and voted on. There are scenes of Governor Bryant signing a bill and giving a press conference. There are also excerpts showing the news media of the day. There is footage of the wives' galleries and behind-the-scenes workers. The film ends with the traditional handkerchief drop, "sine die," signaling the end of session. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and Leroy Crooks.
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FYI: SENATOR FROM PALATKA; B.C. PEARCE

FYI: SENATOR FROM PALATKA; B.C. PEARCE

Date
1965
Description
This is a program in WTVJ's "FYI" series that shows B.C. Pearce, the senator from Palatka who called himself the "number one Porkchopper" in the Florida Legislature. It also has ads for Dade Federal Savings and Loan. The film profiles the senator as a business man and politician. It includes interviews with Mrs. Pearce and a tour of Putnam County activities.
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GOV. BOB GRAHAM

GOV. BOB GRAHAM

Date
1986
Description
This video begins with the Legislature in session and Rep. Lee Moffitt speaking. Then, it shows Gov. Graham in his office joking with reporters in reference to his book, "Florida Workdays." Next, Graham seriously addresses the issue of education in Florida. Videotaped by Bradley White.
Collection
GOV. CLAUDE KIRK SCENES

GOV. CLAUDE KIRK SCENES

Date
n.d.
Description
This is behind-the-scenes footage of Gov. Kirk preparing to film a statement. It shows a 35mm movie camera on a dolly, lighting, makeup and the sound boom. There are scenes from what appears to be a Cabinet meeting. The final third of the roll is footage of the Legislature in session.
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

Date
1964-01-10
Description
Gov. Bryant responds to questions regarding a cigarette tax increase, a democratic fund-raiser in Miami with President Lyndon Johnson as guest of honor, State Constitutional revision, the "daisy chain" ballot issue, keeping legislative sessions on a biannual schedule, auto tag price increases, industrial development in west Florida, Florida Inland Waterway and the Cross Florida Barge Canal. At the end of the press conference, Gov. Bryant talks with a disabled child. There are re-shot responses to these questions at the end of the film. The audio level of the reporters' questions is very low. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Collection
Ray Charles

Ray Charles

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
It is "FAMU Day" at the Legislature. Ray Charles is introduced by Sen. Pat Thomas in the Senate Chamber. Mr. Charles chats for a while and then plays a tune. Videotaped by Bradley White.
Collection
TALLAHASSEE FAMOUS PEOPLE

TALLAHASSEE FAMOUS PEOPLE

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows famous people discussing a variety of topics. The following people are included in the footage: Speaker of the House of Representatives Don Tucker; Miami Senator Jack Gordon; Leon County Supervisor of Elections Wilma Sullivan; Congressman Bill Gunter; State Sen. Pat Thomas; Coach Rudy Hubbard of FAMU; restaurant owner Lucy Ho; Leon County Rep. Don Price; Tallahassee Mayor James Ford; State Sen. Lori Wilson; US Sen. Richard Stone; Hurley Rudd; Jack Eckerd and Paula Hawkins campaigning for governor. There are clips of Tallahassee City Manager Dan Kleman, Gov. Bob Graham, Tallahassee Democrat sports columnist Bill McGrotha, Tallahassee Democrat Editor Walker Lundy, T.M.H. Administrator M. T. Mustian, Commissioner of Education Ralph Turlington, Red Barber, Sheriff Ken Katsaris, LeRoy Collins, Jim Crews, and Eldridge Beach of the Highway Patrol. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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A TRIBUTE TO DEMPSEY BARRON A TRIBUTE TO DEMPSEY BARRON Florida State Senators
Politicians
Politics
State Senators
Tributes
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Challenge Accepted Challenge Accepted Debate
Florida Supreme Court
Governors--Florida
Politicians
Politics
Speeches
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FYI: SENATOR FROM PALATKA; B.C. PEARCE FYI: SENATOR FROM PALATKA; B.C. PEARCE Interviews
Politicians
Politics
Pork chop gang
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GOV. BOB GRAHAM GOV. BOB GRAHAM Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
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GOV. CLAUDE KIRK SCENES GOV. CLAUDE KIRK SCENES Governors-Florida
Political campaigns
Politicians
Politics
Speeches
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE Economic conditions
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Taxation
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Ray Charles Ray Charles African American
Historically black colleges and universities
Musicians
Piano
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TALLAHASSEE FAMOUS PEOPLE TALLAHASSEE FAMOUS PEOPLE Economic conditions
Education
Governors-Florida
Healthcare
Hospitals
Law enforcement officers
Local government
Politicians
Promotional films
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