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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Cuban revolution"
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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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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 ON "MEET THE PRESS"

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT ON "MEET THE PRESS"

Date
1963-07
Description
On "Meet the Press," Gov. Bryant discusses states' rights, segregation, prayer in the schools, and Cuba and government policies related to it, including Cuban refugees. This film was shot in kinescope and includes a public service announcement for seat belts near the end. The program was shot in the Deauville Hotel in Miami Beach. Produced by NBC News.
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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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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 - 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 - FEDERAL AID FOR COLLEGES/ CUBAN TRADE EMBARGO

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FEDERAL AID FOR COLLEGES/ CUBAN TRADE EMBARGO

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers details the features of a bill that provides federal aid to universities. He responds to Fidel Castro's request for America to lift the trade embargo placed against Cuba. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the construction of the Florida Barge Canal and a groundbreaking ceremony in Jacksonville attended by President Lyndon Johnson. He mentions the Florida East Coast Railway strike. He also comments on an international ban on trade with Cuba. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - LEGISLATION

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - LEGISLATION

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on various legislative matters, a tax cut and a farm assistance bill. He briefly mentions the civil rights bill, calling it too severe. There is a segment on Cuba in which he recommends international sanctions against Cuba in hopes of toppling Castro. He briefly touches on plans to close Sanford Air Force base. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S TRIP TO FLORIDA

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S TRIP TO FLORIDA

Date
1963
Description
Sen. George Smathers remarks on President Kennedy's trip to Florida and the speeches he made, including some pertaining to Fidel Castro and Cuba. The segment also includes material on the Alliance for Progress program and relations with Latin America. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
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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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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 ON "MEET THE PRESS" GOV. FARRIS BRYANT ON "MEET THE PRESS" Civil rights
Cuban Revolution
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Refugees
Segregation
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
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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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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 - 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 - FEDERAL AID FOR COLLEGES/ CUBAN TRADE EMBARGO SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FEDERAL AID FOR COLLEGES/ CUBAN TRADE EMBARGO Cold War
Cuban Revolution
Higher education
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA Ceremonies
Cold War
Cuban Revolution
Infrastructure
Labor strikes
Politicians
Politics
Presidents-United States
Railroads
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - LEGISLATION SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - LEGISLATION Agriculture
Civil rights
Cold War
Cuban Revolution
Politicians
Politics
Taxation
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S TRIP TO FLORIDA SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S TRIP TO FLORIDA Cold War
Cuban Revolution
Politicians
Politics
Presidents-United States
Speeches
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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