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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Crime"
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FUNCTIONAL LITERACY/ ATTORNEY GENERAL ROBERT SHEVIN

FUNCTIONAL LITERACY/ ATTORNEY GENERAL ROBERT SHEVIN

Date
1978-05
Description
Dr. Ronald Bailey comments on cultural bias in Florida's Functional Literacy Test. He also comments on institutional discrimination in the state's educational system. He details the unique disadvantages that members of low socioeconomic groups face in getting an equal education. Attorney General Robert Shevin comments on Florida's death penalty as a deterrent to violent crime. He remarks on Florida's Functional Literacy Test, affirmative action, and his support of pardon and compensation for former inmates Freddie Pitts and Wilbert Lee. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
Juvenile Crime

Juvenile Crime

Date
1975
Description
In this film, Lt. J. B. Lawson of the Tallahassee Police Department comments on juvenile crime. He states that typical juvenile crime such as burglaries, shoplifting and vandalism has increased in recent years. He notes that sharp increases in juvenile violent crimes, arson and narcotics cases have caused alarm in the local law enforcement community. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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ORGANIZED CRIME

ORGANIZED CRIME

Date
1977
Description
This film is composed of 10 television public service announcements on organized crime, gambling, fencing, drug addiction and petty crime. Two spots feature a message from Gov. Reubin Askew. There are long and short versions on each subject. Produced by the Florida Organized Crime Control Board.
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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.
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SUPREME COURT JUDGE JOSEPH HATCHET

SUPREME COURT JUDGE JOSEPH HATCHET

Date
1978
Description
This film is a brief interview with Florida Supreme Court Justice Joseph Hatchet. He talks about his family, serving as a Supreme Court Justice, Florida's justice system and the philosophy of utilizing stiff penalties as a deterrent to violent crimes. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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FUNCTIONAL LITERACY/ ATTORNEY GENERAL ROBERT SHEVIN FUNCTIONAL LITERACY/ ATTORNEY GENERAL ROBERT SHEVIN Affirmative action
Crime
Death penalty
Education
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Juvenile CrimeJuvenile CrimeCrime
Law enforcement
Police officers
Public safety
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ORGANIZED CRIME ORGANIZED CRIME Crime
Gambling-Florida
Law enforcement
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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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SUPREME COURT JUDGE JOSEPH HATCHET SUPREME COURT JUDGE JOSEPH HATCHET Crime
Interviews
Legal system
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