26 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Civil rights movement"
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To Reach For Tomorrow

To Reach For Tomorrow

Date
1968
Description
This is a promotional film put together for Governor LeRoy Collins' 1968 U.S. Senate campaign. It begins with footage of the Vietnam War, and Governor Collins pleading to end it. From there it moves to the race wars going on in the United States, with footage of black slums in Miami, Florida. Collins speaks out against racism. There is testimony from supporters, such as Senator Spessard Holland, Governor Collins' mother and Ted Kennedy. There are shots of Senator John Kennedy and Governor Collins at the 1960 National Democratic Convention. The film shows a short segment on the 1964 Selma, Alabama demonstration, and Governor Collins' role as "peacekeeper." It shows family shots, with live footage of Governor Collins and his daughter, Darby, at Egmont Key.
Collection
St. Augustine Civil Rights Demonstrations, 1964

St. Augustine Civil Rights Demonstrations, 1964

Date
1964
Description
This film provides extensive footage of the St. Augustine civil rights demonstrations. It shows demonstrations by blacks on the beach in St. Augustine, counter demonstrations by whites, speeches made by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Governor Farris Bryant, and speeches by segregationists such as Reverend Connie Lynch, Richard "Hoss" Manucy, and Klansman J.B. Stoner. It also includes scenes of the highway patrol sent in to assist local law enforcement officials.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY/CIVIL RIGHTS MARCH

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY/CIVIL RIGHTS MARCH

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the need for a test ban treaty to preserve the world's environment from further nuclear weapons tests. The senator also comments on the upcoming civil rights march on Washington. Finally, Smathers discusses the possibility of a nationwide railroad strike. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY/ CIVIL RIGHTS BILL

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY/ CIVIL RIGHTS BILL

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the public accommodation section of the civil rights bill. He states that the US Constitution protects an individual's right to discriminate on their own property or in their own private business if they so choose. He also details the Test Ban Treaty with Russia and his intentions to vote in favor of it when it comes before the Senate for ratification. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TAX BILL/ CIVIL RIGHTS / CUBA

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TAX BILL/ CIVIL RIGHTS / CUBA

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
On his television program, Sen. George Smathers explains his role as a Senate Conferee in the Tax Bill Conference and details the features of the tax bill. He also comments on the civil rights bill and his concerns with it, at one point calling it repugnant. He closes the segment with comments on Fidel Castro and complains about US allies who continue to trade with Cuba. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - RECESSION/TAXES/VIETNAM

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - RECESSION/TAXES/VIETNAM

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers responds to former President Truman's warning of an upcoming recession. He recommends suspending the Investment Tax Credit to help fund Vietnam War expenses. The segment ends with brief remarks on the open housing portion of the civil rights bill. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
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.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS LEGISLATION/ CUBA & US RELATIONS

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS LEGISLATION/ CUBA & US RELATIONS

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments briefly on the tax cut and civil rights bills. He comments on prohibiting trade with Cuba and the possibility of employing Miami Cuban exiles at the Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the civil rights bill. He states that further civil rights legislation is futile, and that change will only come when people decide to think and act differently. He remarks on the recent attack by protesters on Ivan Allen, Mayor of Atlanta. He comments specifically on the open housing portion of the civil rights bill. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS

Date
1966
Description
Sen. George Smathers suggests that the civil rights movement should purge its black militant factions, citing activist Stokely Carmichael specifically. He comments on James Meredith's demands for blacks to "take the law into their own hands" to enact change. The segment also deals briefly with the resurgence of hate groups like the Ku Klux Klan and the American Nazi Party, which Smathers blames on the civil rights movement. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
To Reach For TomorrowTo Reach For TomorrowAfrican Americans
Civil rights movement
Governors-Florida
National Democratic Party
Politicians
Politics
Presidents-United States
Promotional films
Vietnam War
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St. Augustine Civil Rights Demonstrations, 1964St. Augustine Civil Rights Demonstrations, 1964African American history
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Demonstrations
Discrimination
Integration
Governors--Florida
Race riots
Segregation
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY/CIVIL RIGHTS MARCHSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY/CIVIL RIGHTS MARCHArms race
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Cold War
Demonstrations
Labor strikes
Nuclear weapons
Politicians
Politics
Railroads
United States-Foreign relations-Soviet Union
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY/ CIVIL RIGHTS BILL SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY/ CIVIL RIGHTS BILL Arms race
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Cold War
Nuclear weapons
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Soviet Union
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TAX BILL/ CIVIL RIGHTS / CUBASENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TAX BILL/ CIVIL RIGHTS / CUBACivil rights
Civil rights movement
Cuban Revolution
Politicians
Politics
Taxation
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - RECESSION/TAXES/VIETNAM SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - RECESSION/TAXES/VIETNAM Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Cold War
Economic conditions
Presidents-United States
Taxation
Vietnam War
United States-Foreign relations-Vietnam
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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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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS LEGISLATION/ CUBA & US RELATIONS SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS LEGISLATION/ CUBA & US RELATIONS Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Cold War
Cuban Revolution
Politicians
Politics
Refugees
Taxation
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS African Americans
Civil rights
Civil rights activists
Civil rights movement
Desegregation
Integration
Politicians
Politics
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS African Americans
Civil rights
Civil rights activists
Civil rights movement
Desegregation
Integration
Politicians
Politics
White supremacist organizations
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