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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Governors--Florida"
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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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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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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.
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President Kennedy on the Foreign Burden

President Kennedy on the Foreign Burden

Date
1963
Description
President John F. Kennedy speaks at a Democratic fundraiser in Miami. The segment begins with a speech by Florida Representative Dante Fascell. Then, Senator George Smathers embarks on a lengthy speech during which the camera pauses several times. President Kennedy opens his speech with several jocular remarks about the poor quality of Senator Smathers' political advice. Afterward, he quickly focuses on the Space Program and the positive impact it will have on Florida's educational institutions, technological industries, and economy. He mentions the Alliance for Progress program and commends Senator Smathers for his intuitive concern for Latin America in the 1950s. The majority of Kennedy's speech is dedicated to America's role as guardian of freedom and democracy. The film ends with several silent clips of fundraiser attendees and the guests of honor.
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Governor Haydon Burns Walt Disney Press Conference

Governor Haydon Burns Walt Disney Press Conference

Date
24061
Description
This film starts with the arrival by limousine of Gov. Burns and Walt Disney at the Cherry Plaza Hotel (no sound). Gov. Burns introduces Walt and Roy Disney and Walt tells of their enthusiasm toward the new Disney facility in Florida. They indicate that the initial investment will top California, saying that the facility is in the planning stage and will take three years to open. Gov. Burns mentions working out tax questions. Disney will not reveal plans, but mentions market surveys that played a part in the choice of Florida as the location. More aspects are discussed, including the number of tourists, vehicle traffic and roads, and Disney's impact on Florida.
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Governor Haydon Burns Christmas Message

Governor Haydon Burns Christmas Message

Date
1965-12-17
Description
This film begins with footage of the exterior of the Governor's Mansion decorated for Christmas. Next, Governor Burns, surrounded by his family, delivers a Christmas message. In the background, an organ plays "Silent Night."
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Governor Haydon Burns--Robert King High Debate 1964 Number 1 (Part 2)

Governor Haydon Burns--Robert King High Debate 1964 Number 1 (Part 2)

Date
1964
Description
This film shows a debate between Democratic gubernatorial candidates Haydon Burns of Jacksonville and Robert King High of Miami. Issues of the day are argued in detail. Questions include the propriety of the "Negro Bloc Vote," reapportionment, changing the location of the state Capitol, and whether to make the Florida Department of Commerce Chairman a Cabinet member. The questions are followed by a final volley of accusations about NAACP support as a campaign issue. Kinescope. Part Number 2 is DA040.
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Haydon Burns and Robert King High Gubernatorial Debate Number 1, 1964 (Part 1)

Haydon Burns and Robert King High Gubernatorial Debate Number 1, 1964 (Part 1)

Date
1964
Description
This film shows a debate between Democratic gubernatorial candidates Haydon Burns of Jacksonville and Robert King High of Miami. Issues of the day are argued in detail. Questions include the propriety of the "Negro Bloc Vote," reapportionment, changing the location of the state Capitol, and whether to make the Florida Department of Commerce Chairman a Cabinet member. The questions are followed by a final volley of accusations about NAACP support as a campaign issue. Kinescope. Part Number 2 is DA040.
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Interviews With LeRoy Collins For

Interviews With LeRoy Collins For "Great Floridians"

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
The program starts with Collins talking about his loss in the 1968 Senate race, and the relation of that loss to the civil rights issue. Moves on to footage of Collins in the woods with a group of children discussing Kipling's poem "If." The film then moves to the 1960 Democratic Convention. Collins is introduced by Frank Church. John F. Kennedy and his family are introduced, including his mother, three of his sisters, and his two brothers. There are short clips of Eleanor Roosevelt, Lyndon B. Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, and Walter Cronkite. Collins gives the opening address and introduces Adlai Stevenson. Stevenson then introduces John F. Kennedy as the next president of the United States.
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Vice President Johnson at National Governor's Conference

Vice President Johnson at National Governor's Conference

Date
1963-07
Description
Starts with a military honor guard carrying an enormous cake into the gala dinner. Governor Bryant cuts the cake and the speeches begin. Johnson's remarks include comments on the unity of the U.S., "omens of change in the climate between the East and West," a reference to the Cuban missile crisis ("a turning point in the entire Cold War"), winning the space race, doubling the nuclear warhead stockpile and a litany of recent military build-up, and the upswing in the economy. He then mentions social programs, the environment, tax rates, etc. Then he makes a plea to face the problems of human rights, the "inequality of our Negro citizens." A very strong speech for civil rights.
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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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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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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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President Kennedy on the Foreign BurdenPresident Kennedy on the Foreign BurdenAlliance for Progress
Democratic Party
Fund raising
Governors--Florida
National Democratic Party
Politics
Politicians
Presidents--United States
Space program
Space race
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Governor Haydon Burns Walt Disney Press ConferenceGovernor Haydon Burns Walt Disney Press ConferenceAmusement parks
Attractions
Governors--Florida
Politicians
Politics
Promotional films
Tourism
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Governor Haydon Burns Christmas MessageGovernor Haydon Burns Christmas MessageCelebrations
Governors--Florida
Holidays
Politicians
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Governor Haydon Burns--Robert King High Debate 1964 Number 1 (Part 2)Governor Haydon Burns--Robert King High Debate 1964 Number 1 (Part 2)Civil rights
Debates
Governors--Florida
Gubernatorial elections
Political campaigns
Politics
NAACP
Radio
Television
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Haydon Burns and Robert King High Gubernatorial Debate Number 1, 1964 (Part 1)Haydon Burns and Robert King High Gubernatorial Debate Number 1, 1964 (Part 1)Civil rights
Debates
Governors--Florida
Gubernatorial elections
Political campaigns
Politics
NAACP
Radio
Television
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Interviews With LeRoy Collins For "Great Floridians"Interviews With LeRoy Collins For "Great Floridians"Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Governors--Florida
Interviews
Political campaigns
Politicians
Politics
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Vice President Johnson at National Governor's ConferenceVice President Johnson at National Governor's ConferenceCivil rights
Cold War
Governors--Florida
Politicians
Politics
Space program
Speeches
Vice-Presidents--United States
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