58 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Contributor contains "Senate Recording Studios"
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - ELECTORAL COLLEGE, SOCIAL SECURITY

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - ELECTORAL COLLEGE, SOCIAL SECURITY

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the Supreme Court's refusal to review the constitutionality of the Electoral College voting system despite appeals from several states requesting that they do so. He calls the Electoral College system archaic and outdated. He also mentions a bill regarding Social Security and his efforts to allow senior citizens the ability to report medical costs on their tax forms. There are brief comments on taxes and the Vietnam War as well. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FEDERAL AID FOR COLLEGES/ CUBAN TRADE EMBARGO

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FEDERAL AID FOR COLLEGES/ CUBAN TRADE EMBARGO

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers details the features of a bill that provides federal aid to universities. He responds to Fidel Castro's request for America to lift the trade embargo placed against Cuba. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the construction of the Florida Barge Canal and a groundbreaking ceremony in Jacksonville attended by President Lyndon Johnson. He mentions the Florida East Coast Railway strike. He also comments on an international ban on trade with Cuba. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA PLAN

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA PLAN

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers discusses "The Florida Plan," an elderly healthcare program, with three Florida Doctors: Phillip Hampton, Edward Anise and Leo Raquel. They compare features of The Florida Plan with a new Social Security Health bill and explain why The Florida Plan is better. They also provide recommendations for improving medical care for the aged and needy. The segment also contains interviews with six elderly, Miami-area Florida Plan medical patients whom the interviewer assures are "on the road to recovery." Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FOREIGN AID

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FOREIGN AID

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers discusses cuts to Foreign Aid legislation. He recommends assisting Latin America with their housing shortages. The segment also contains material on health care for the elderly and needy. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FOREIGN AID/VIETNAM

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FOREIGN AID/VIETNAM

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers answers questions regarding cuts to a foreign aid bill. He comments briefly on a tax cut initiative. He remarks on the situation in South Vietnam and praises Henry Cabot Lodge's recent appointment as ambassador to South Vietnam. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 89TH CONGRESS

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 89TH CONGRESS

Date
1965
Description
Sen. George Smathers details the accomplishments of the 89th Congress and briefly mentions Vietnam and his expectations of a successful, rapid victory there. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HOME BUILDING/FHA & VA HOME LOANS

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HOME BUILDING/FHA & VA HOME LOANS

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on Florida's building and construction industries, second only to tourism in Florida's economic hierarchy. He notes a decline in Florida homebuilding in 1957 and mentions a bill he has introduced in the Senate that will improve and update FHA and VA loan programs. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HOUSING AND AIRPORTS

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HOUSING AND AIRPORTS

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers explains why he voted in favor of recent housing and airport construction legislation. Smathers explains that homebuilding is Florida's second greatest industry after tourism. He also details how federal aid for airport construction will boost Florida's tourism. At the conclusion of the program, he disparages increasing spending on foreign aid. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HUBERT HUMPHREY COMMENTS ON THE CIVIL RIGHTS BILL

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HUBERT HUMPHREY COMMENTS ON THE CIVIL RIGHTS BILL

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews Sen. Hubert Humphrey on the civil rights bill. Humphrey declares that the civil rights bill provides a framework by which reasonable men can work out difficulties and is necessary in order to bring into full reality the promises of the US Constitution, particularly the 14th and 15th Amendments. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - ELECTORAL COLLEGE, SOCIAL SECURITY SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - ELECTORAL COLLEGE, SOCIAL SECURITY Cold War
Healthcare
Politicians
Politics
Taxation
Vietnam War
Voting laws
United States-Foreign relations-Vietnam
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FEDERAL AID FOR COLLEGES/ CUBAN TRADE EMBARGO SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FEDERAL AID FOR COLLEGES/ CUBAN TRADE EMBARGO Cold War
Cuban Revolution
Higher education
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA Ceremonies
Cold War
Cuban Revolution
Infrastructure
Labor strikes
Politicians
Politics
Presidents-United States
Railroads
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA PLANSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA PLANHealthcare
Interviews
Politicians
Politics
Promotional films
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FOREIGN AIDSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FOREIGN AIDCold War
Healthcare
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FOREIGN AID/VIETNAMSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FOREIGN AID/VIETNAMCold War
Politicians
Politics
Taxation
Vietnam War
United States-Foreign relations-Vietnam
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 89TH CONGRESS SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 89TH CONGRESS Cold War
Politicians
Politics
Vietnam War
United States-Foreign relations-Vietnam
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HOME BUILDING/FHA & VA HOME LOANS SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HOME BUILDING/FHA & VA HOME LOANS Economic conditions
Home construction
Politicians
Politics
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HOUSING AND AIRPORTSSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HOUSING AND AIRPORTSAirline industry
Economic conditions
Home construction
Infrastructure
Politicians
Politics
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HUBERT HUMPHREY COMMENTS ON THE CIVIL RIGHTS BILL SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HUBERT HUMPHREY COMMENTS ON THE CIVIL RIGHTS BILL Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Politicians
Politics
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