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Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ

Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ

Date
1964
Description
Host Ralph Rennick shows footage and stories that Miami TV station WTVJ collected in its first 15 years on the air. Mitchell Wolfson, co-host, founded the station, as well as Wometco Enterprises.

There are scenes of the 1951 Orange Bowl Parade, the 1951 Senate Crime Hearings in Dade County on gambling, the 1954 LeRoy Collins - Charlie Johns debate, the 1957 Cape Canaveral Satellite launching, the death of an Italian boat racer at the Orange Bowl Regatta, Castro's arrival in Havana after taking power, Hurricane Donna in 1961, Orange Bowl football, return of soldiers from the Bay of Pigs, and President John F. Kennedy's visit to Miami in 1963.
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Florida's Canal Main Street

Florida's Canal Main Street

Date
1965 (circa)
Description
Gov. Haydon Burns introduces this film describing the reasons, location and other details of the Cross Florida Barge Canal. The canal was being built at the time the film was made. The film has illustrations showing proposed design, testimony by the geologist, sequences of Florida industry, footage of flooding in March 1960 and an enemy submarine threat sequence. President Johnson sets off the first blast in construction. Produced by Leroy Crooks; sponsored by FDC and the Canal Authority of Florida.
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FYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost Generation

FYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost Generation

Date
1961 (circa)
Description
This film is a WTVJ (Miami) TV program called "For Your Information." It begins with a young Cuban refugee, Pepito, and follows his story. There are sequences of refugees on rafts and small boats arriving on the Havana-Palm Beach ferry, small airplanes and passenger airlines. Viewers see the processing of refugees at Public Health Service, where families are reunited.

There are scenes of the Cuban Refugee Center and Miami, including clothes distribution, looking for a home, and Pepito's father pawning his watch. Pepito enrolls in parochial school. Then, there are scenes of fellow refugees in Miami's Cuban colony and their homes.

Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, Abraham Ribicoff, arrives in Miami to survey the refugee problem. Monolo Reyes, WTVJ Latin Correspondent, gives views on the situation. Governor Farris Bryant gives remarks at a press conference and Pepito recites the Pledge of Allegiance. The film has interesting transition graphics. It is kinescope.
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

Date
1964-03-26
Description
Gov. Farris Bryant comments on the arrest of John W. Davis in an attempt to thwart violence in the Florida East Coast Railway strike, his recent meeting with former President Harry Truman, the invasion of Florida airspace by Cuban military aircraft, racial tension in Florida and a civil rights demonstration in Tallahassee. There are several in-camera edits and re-shot responses at the end of the film. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

Date
1964
Description
This film features two press conferences with Gov. Bryant: (October 15, 1964) Michael Barfield, a young boy who rescued a child from a burning building, receives a Florida flag and tie tack from Gov. Bryant and talks to reporters. Gov. Bryant also comments on a Southern Governors' Conference proposal that would block integration by giving local control over public schools, the Miami expressway program, the 1964 Presidential campaign, and Floridians Bob Hayes and Dave Shoelander, who were Olympic gold medalists in Tokyo. Gov. Bryant also responds to the announcement that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. He states that Dr. King did not operate peacefully in St. Augustine and that he disagrees with the Nobel Committee's decision. (May 28, 1964) Gov. Bryant comments on giving assistance to Jacksonville Mayor Haydon Burns in the gubernatorial race, the invasion of US airspace by Cuban jets and Florida's space industry. This film has several in-camera edits and some issues with contrast fluctuation. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

Date
1964-05-28
Description
Gov. Bryant comments on giving assistance to Jacksonville Mayor Haydon Burns in the gubernatorial race, the invasion of US airspace by Cuban jets and Florida 's space industry. This film has several in-camera edits and some issues with contrast fluctuation. This footage also appears on DA109. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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PRESIDENT KENNEDY/FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

PRESIDENT KENNEDY/FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Date
1963
Description
This film, made only a few days before his assassination, is of President Kennedy speaking to members of the Florida Chamber of Commerce in Tampa. The President enters the building with US Senators George Smathers and Sam Gibbons and Gov. Farris Bryant. He is introduced by the governor. President Kennedy addresses such topics as education, taxes, federal versus state controls, Cuba, Fidel Castro and segregation.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film contains numerous segments from Sen. George Smathers' television program "Senator Smathers Reports." Arkansas Sen. John McClellan discusses a bill that would eliminate Labor Union racketeering. Sen. John Sparkman, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Housing, comments on a new bill that will help stimulate the economy in Florida. In another segment, Sen. William Fulbright, Chairman of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee, remarks on the struggle with Russia for control of Berlin. In the final segment, Sen. Smathers details legislation he will introduce in the upcoming Congressional session, including judicial reform, repealing a travel tax and social security revisions. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - AIR FORCE

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - AIR FORCE

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews General Curtis LeMay of the Air Force on military threat. LeMay discusses America's strategy for dealing with Russia's missile and air defense capabilities. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - ALLIANCE FOR PROGRESS/TEST BAN TREATY

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - ALLIANCE FOR PROGRESS/TEST BAN TREATY

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews his sons Bruce and John Smathers. Bruce Smathers comments on the Alliance for Progress program and the success it is having in Argentina. He also praises the Peace Corps for their work in that country. John Smathers comments on the Test Ban Treaty with Russia and remarks on the US Navy, in which he is a cadet. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ Aerospace industry
College sports
Cuban revolution
Gambling--Florida
Governors--Florida
Hurricanes
Parades
Politics
Presidents--United States
Space program
Space race
United States Senate
Cold War
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Florida's Canal Main StreetFlorida's Canal Main StreetEconomic conditions
Drainage
Flood control--Florida
Governors--Florida
Promotional films
Canals
Inland waterways
Construction
Infrastructure
Cold War
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FYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost GenerationFYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost GenerationCuba--History--1959-
Politics
Refugees
Revolution
Cuban revolution
Cold War
Governors--Florida
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCEGOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCEAfrican American history
Civil rights
Cold War
Demonstrations
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Race relations
Strikes and lockouts
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE African American history
Civil rights
Cold War
Governors-Florida
Integration
Nobel Prize winners
Olympic athletes
Politicians
Politics
Segregation
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE Aerospace industry
Cold War
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Space program
Space race
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PRESIDENT KENNEDY/FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESIDENT KENNEDY/FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Cold War
Cuban Revolution
Governors-Florida
Presidents-United States
Politicians
Politics
Segregation
Speeches
Taxation
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS Cold war
Economic conditions
Politics
Politicians
Taxation
United States-Foreign relations-Soviet Union
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - AIR FORCE SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - AIR FORCE Cold war
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Soviet Union
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - ALLIANCE FOR PROGRESS/TEST BAN TREATY SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - ALLIANCE FOR PROGRESS/TEST BAN TREATY Cold war
Nuclear weapons
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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