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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Anti-communism"
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Compass Points South

Compass Points South

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
In this film, Wayne Ferris talks to Senator George Smathers about his trip to Latin America. Most of the program deals with the communist threat to the Latin American region. The show is comprised primarily of footage shot during Smathers' trip to various locations in the Caribbean and South America. Scenes include: riots in Panama over control of the Canal Zone, and footage of Fidel Castro shaking his fist and meeting with Russian leader, Anastas Mikoyan. Later, there is footage of an interview by Miami reporter, Dick Lobo, with Generalissimo, Raphael Trujillo, of the Dominican Republic. The segment on Venezuela includes 1958 footage of Vice President Richard Nixon's motorcade being stoned by angry protesters. There are a few brief scenes of Smathers meeting with Venezuelan President Bettencourt. There are brief shots of Haiti and Puerto Rico, including Smathers' meeting with the Haitian President. Senator Smathers comments that student exchange programs may improve relations with Latin America. Mr. Ferris closes the program with recommendations, such as: price stabilization measures; mineral quotas; market subsidies; and improved foreign aid. Produced by WCKT of Miami.
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"FIRST FEDERAL VIP" - KINESCOPE

"FIRST FEDERAL VIP" - KINESCOPE

Date
1959-05-24
Description
Sen. George Smathers appears on the "First Federal VIP" television show hosted by former Sen. Harry P. Cain. Their topic of discussion is US/Latin American relations. Sen. Smathers shares his opinions concerning aid programs, trade relationships and communist infiltration of Latin American countries. He explains plans for a Western Hemisphere International Court and an International Police Force in Latin America. He closes with comments on his Washington, D.C. meeting with Fidel Castro, who he hopes will effect some positive changes in Cuba. Produced by WCKT Miami.
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OUR NATION'S FUTURE

OUR NATION'S FUTURE

Date
1961-08-15
Description
Sen. George Smathers and Max Freedman of the Manchester Guardian appear on "Our Nation's Future," a debate program filmed before a live audience. Their topic of discussion is, "What Can Be Done About Cuba?" Sen. Smathers contests that the spread of communism must be stopped, even by the use of force if necessary. Mr. Freedman argues that, with proper handling, freedom can be returned in Cuba through negotiation and diplomacy.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CASTRO/COMMUNISM/PANAMA

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CASTRO/COMMUNISM/PANAMA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers responds to Sen. William Fulbright's suggestion that the United States should cease attempts to oust Fidel Castro from power. He also comments on the threat of communism to other Latin American countries. He mentions briefly Panama's demands to renegotiate the 1903 treaty regarding supervision of the Canal Zone. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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Senator George Smathers Reports - J. Edgar Hoover Communism Interview

Senator George Smathers Reports - J. Edgar Hoover Communism Interview

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Senator George Smathers interviews FBI director J. Edgar Hoover regarding the threat of communism. Hoover states that communism is still as much a threat as ever and that the American Communist Party, part of an international criminal conspiracy, is committed to the overthrow of the government by force and violence. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - J. EDGAR HOOVER INTERVIEW

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - J. EDGAR HOOVER INTERVIEW

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews FBI Chief J. Edgar Hoover on crime. Hoover comments on juvenile crime and recommends several measures to stop it. Hoover states that communism is still as much a threat as ever and that the American Communist party, part of an international criminal conspiracy, is committed to the overthrow of the government by force and violence. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PANAMA / BUDGET

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PANAMA / BUDGET

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
George Smathers comments on the crisis in Panama over the Canal Zone and the progress being made with Panamanian leaders in Washington, D.C. He commends President Johnson for placing limits on the budget and federal spending. He responds disapprovingly to France's decision to recognize the communist government in China. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - SENATOR MIKE MANSFIELD INTERVIEW

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - SENATOR MIKE MANSFIELD INTERVIEW

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield, who comments on Vice President Nixon's trip to South America and the riots that accompanied it. Responsibility for the riots is placed on communists. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Compass Points SouthCompass Points SouthAnti-communism
Communism
Diplomacy
Foreign relations
Politicians
Politics
Travel
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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"FIRST FEDERAL VIP" - KINESCOPE "FIRST FEDERAL VIP" - KINESCOPE Anti-communism
Communism
Interviews
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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OUR NATION'S FUTURE OUR NATION'S FUTURE Anti-communism
Debate
Communism
Cuban Revolution
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign Relations-Cuba
United States-Foreign Relations-Latin America
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CASTRO/COMMUNISM/PANAMA SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CASTRO/COMMUNISM/PANAMA Anti-communism
Communism
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
United States-Foreign relations-Panama
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Senator George Smathers Reports - J. Edgar Hoover Communism InterviewSenator George Smathers Reports - J. Edgar Hoover Communism InterviewAnti-communism
Communism
Interviews
Politicians
Politics
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - J. EDGAR HOOVER INTERVIEW SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - J. EDGAR HOOVER INTERVIEW Anti-communism
Communism
Crime
Interviews
Politicians
Politics
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PANAMA / BUDGETSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PANAMA / BUDGETAnti-communism
Communism
Infrastructure
Politicians
Politics
Shipping
Transportation
United States-Foreign relations-China
United States-Foreign relations-France
United States-Foreign relations-Panama
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - SENATOR MIKE MANSFIELD INTERVIEWSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - SENATOR MIKE MANSFIELD INTERVIEWAnti-communism
Cold War
Communism
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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