175 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Politics"
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A Great Floridian

A Great Floridian

Date
1981
Description
This film provides a history of Gov. LeRoy Collins, from birth to 1981. The introduction is by Burt Reynolds and there are tributes by others throughout the film. It covers civil rights in the South and Gov. Collins' role. It has good footage of the Collins family, the Selma demonstrations, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Collins' home on Dog Island.
Collection
A TRIBUTE TO DEMPSEY BARRON

A TRIBUTE TO DEMPSEY BARRON

Date
n.d.
Description
This is a tribute to the life and times of longtime leader of the Florida State Senate, Dempsey Barron.
Collection
Archie Shepp

Archie Shepp

Date
1978
Description
This is interview and lecture footage of jazz saxophonist and social activist Archie Shepp at Florida State University. Mr. Shepp comments on jazz music trends, poverty, politics, civil rights, culture and society. The interview segment is conducted by newscaster Lucius Gant. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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BEVERLY DOZIER/GOVERNOR REUBIN ASKEW

BEVERLY DOZIER/GOVERNOR REUBIN ASKEW

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This is an interview with Florida Secretary of State Candidate Beverly Dozier aboard her campaign vehicle. There is footage of Mrs. Dozier talking with voters. Gov. Askew comments on the demands placed on his wife in her role as the first lady of Florida. Gov. Askew also comments on women in society, the opportunities available for women, and his support for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). He also remarks on appointing Dorothy Glisson as Secretary of State. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
Capitol Architectural Design Vote

Capitol Architectural Design Vote

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film features footage of Gov. Reubin Askew and the Executive Cabinet voting on the acceptance of Architect Stone's design for the new Florida Capitol Complex. Agriculture Commissioner Doyle Conner offers brief comments to explain his vote in opposition to the design. Additional comments from Gov. Askew follow. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY

CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY

Date
1991
Description
Highway patrol Captain Owen "Casey" Cason celebrates his 80th birthday on the 22nd floor of the Capitol in Tallahassee on September 3, 1991. The celebration is attended by the following Florida dignitaries: former Governors Reubin Askew, Bob Graham and Wayne Mixson; Gov. Bob Martinez; U.S. Sen. Lawton Chiles; Comptroller Gerald Lewis and Secretary of State Jim Smith. US Sen. Bob Graham honors Captain Cason, a security agent for five Florida governors who is well-known for his daily jog up the 22 flights of stairs in the Capitol building.
Collection
CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY #2

CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY #2

Date
1991
Description
In this film, each of the officials mentioned in the above-referenced film pay tribute to Captain Cason at his birthday celebration in Tallahassee. There is dancing at the end.
Collection
Challenge Accepted

Challenge Accepted

Date
1963
Description
This film gives an overview of the State Legislature, showing opening ceremonies and swearing in of new legislators by Florida Supreme Court justices B.K. Roberts and Millard Caldwell. Viewers see speeches given at joint session with a rousing address by Governor Farris Bryant. The film describes the jobs of various members of the Legislature, showing legislators going about their daily tasks. There are scenes of bills being argued and voted on. There are scenes of Governor Bryant signing a bill and giving a press conference. There are also excerpts showing the news media of the day. There is footage of the wives’ galleries and behind-the-scenes workers. The film ends with the traditional handkerchief drop, “sine die,” signaling the end of session. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and Leroy Crooks.
Collection
Compass Points South

Compass Points South

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
In this film, Wayne Ferris talks to Senator George Smathers about his trip to Latin America. Most of the program deals with the communist threat to the Latin American region. The show is comprised primarily of footage shot during Smathers' trip to various locations in the Caribbean and South America. Scenes include: riots in Panama over control of the Canal Zone, and footage of Fidel Castro shaking his fist and meeting with Russian leader, Anastas Mikoyan. Later, there is footage of an interview by Miami reporter, Dick Lobo, with Generalissimo, Raphael Trujillo, of the Dominican Republic. The segment on Venezuela includes 1958 footage of Vice President Richard Nixon's motorcade being stoned by angry protesters. There are a few brief scenes of Smathers meeting with Venezuelan President Bettencourt. There are brief shots of Haiti and Puerto Rico, including Smathers' meeting with the Haitian President. Senator Smathers comments that student exchange programs may improve relations with Latin America. Mr. Ferris closes the program with recommendations, such as: price stabilization measures; mineral quotas; market subsidies; and improved foreign aid. Produced by WCKT of Miami.
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"FACE THE NATION" - KINESCOPE

"FACE THE NATION" - KINESCOPE

Date
1963-08-06
Description
Sen. George Smathers appears on CBS' "Face the Nation" program, where he fields questions posed by journalists William S. White, Russell Jones, William H. Lawrence and program host Stewart Novins. Sen. Smathers provides unscripted responses to inquiries regarding his prediction for a Democratic presidential candidate in 1960, the chances that he will run for president or vice president, the likelihood that the South will abandon the Democratic Party, Latin American issues, his assessment of Fidel Castro and integration issues. Produced by CBS.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
A Great FloridianA Great FloridianAfrican American history
Civil rights
Demonstrations
Florida-History-20th century
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
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A TRIBUTE TO DEMPSEY BARRON A TRIBUTE TO DEMPSEY BARRON Florida State Senators
Politicians
Politics
State Senators
Tributes
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Archie SheppArchie SheppActivists
Civil rights
Civil rights activists
Interviews
Jazz music
Politics
Poverty
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BEVERLY DOZIER/GOVERNOR REUBIN ASKEW BEVERLY DOZIER/GOVERNOR REUBIN ASKEW Civil rights
Equal Rights Amendment
Interviews
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
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Capitol Architectural Design Vote Capitol Architectural Design Vote Debate
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
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CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY Birthdays
Celebrations
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
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CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY #2CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY #2Birthdays
Celebrations
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
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Challenge Accepted Challenge Accepted Debate
Florida Supreme Court
Governors--Florida
Politicians
Politics
Speeches
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Compass Points SouthCompass Points SouthAnti-communism
Communism
Diplomacy
Foreign relations
Politicians
Politics
Travel
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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"FACE THE NATION" - KINESCOPE "FACE THE NATION" - KINESCOPE Civil rights
Integration
National Democratic Party
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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