26 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Civil rights movement"
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 - 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Senator George Smathers Reports - Civil Rights

Senator George Smathers Reports - Civil Rights

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers explains his decision to stop attending the White House breakfast meetings while discussions on the civil rights bill continue. He also details the methods that the Southern senators will employ to stall talks on civil rights legislation. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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Gov. LeRoy Collins on Civil Rights

Gov. LeRoy Collins on Civil Rights

Date
1980-05-22
Description
Gov. LeRoy Collins reflects on the civil rights movement in an interview with a WFSU-TV reporter. He states that during his tenure as governor he felt that change had to come peacefully in order to be effective. He comments that his experiences with civil rights leaders and as Commissioner of the Community Relations Service convinced him that integration would have a positive impact on society. The segment ends with the former Governor commenting that his religious beliefs made him sympathetic with the civil rights movement and additional commentary on his friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Governor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil Rights

Governor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil Rights

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
Gov. Collins remarks on his relationship with the Rev. C.K. Steele and on Steele's efforts in the civil rights struggle. Gov. Collins discusses his own personal growth and changes in his philosophy concerning issues of race as a result of close involvement in the civil rights movement. There are a few rough edits in this film, but the overall aesthetic quality is excellent. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Gov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce Committee

Gov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce Committee

Date
23222
Description
Governor Bryant addresses the Senate Commerce Committee in Washington concerning Senate Bill 1732 on rights and interstate busing. Bryant argues for the rights of property owners to discriminate against customers, that if customers have the right to choose which businesses they will use, then businesses equally have the right to choose which customers they will serve. Florida Senator Spessard Holland introduces Bryant to the committee, and Strom Thurmond, who sits on the committee, tells Bryant that he agrees with him. Produced by FDC.
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Reverend C.K. Steele (Part I)

Reverend C.K. Steele (Part I)

Date
1979
Description
This film begins with a church function at which a variety of people speak. The Reverend C.K. Steele is in attendance but does not speak. There is footage of a demonstration outside the Capitol, and an interview with FSU President Bernie Sliger, who talks about Steele receiving his honorary doctorate degree from Florida State. Also included is footage of the ceremony at which Steele receives the degree. There is an interview with Steele at his home in Tallahassee. The film ends with segments of an interview with the owner of Speed's Grocery, who discusses racial concerns in Tallahassee during the 1950s and 1960s. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Civil RightsSenator George Smathers Reports - Civil RightsCivil rights
Civil rights movement
Desegregation
Integration
Politicians
Politics
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Gov. LeRoy Collins on Civil RightsGov. LeRoy Collins on Civil RightsAfrican American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights movement
Governors-Florida
Interviews
Politicians
Politics
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Governor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil RightsGovernor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil RightsAfrican American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights movement
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Race relations
Segregation
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Gov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce CommitteeGov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce CommitteeAfrican American history
Busing for school integration--Law and legislation
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Discrimination
Governors--Florida
Integration
Interstate commerce
Politicians
Politics
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Reverend C.K. Steele (Part I)Reverend C.K. Steele (Part I)African American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights leaders--1940-1980
Civil rights movement
Civil rights movements--Florida--Tallahassee--History--20th century
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