174 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Politics"
"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
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.
Collection
"FIRST FEDERAL VIP"

"FIRST FEDERAL VIP"

Date
1958-01-01
Description
This is kinescope footage of Sen. George Smathers appearing on the "First Federal VIP" television show, hosted by former Florida Sen. Harry King. Sen. King opens the show with a brief biography of Sen. Smathers, calling him, "an exciting, stimulating and worthwhile American." Next, there is an advertisement from the show's sponsor, the First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Miami, by Ed Gegenschatz. Sen. Smathers answers questions on a range of subjects. He denies a rumor that he and Gov. LeRoy Collins have made arrangements to run for each other's elected positions in the coming election. He comments on the legislative schedule for the 85th Congressional Session and states that maintaining the peace will be their ultimate goal. He also discusses national defense, the federal budget and taxation. Produced by WCTV of Miami with sponsorship from The First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Miami.
Collection
"FIRST FEDERAL VIP" - KINESCOPE

"FIRST FEDERAL VIP" - KINESCOPE

Date
1959-05-24
Description
Sen. George Smathers appears on the "First Federal VIP" television show hosted by former Sen. Harry P. Cain. Their topic of discussion is US/Latin American relations. Sen. Smathers shares his opinions concerning aid programs, trade relationships and communist infiltration of Latin American countries. He explains plans for a Western Hemisphere International Court and an International Police Force in Latin America. He closes with comments on his Washington, D.C. meeting with Fidel Castro, who he hopes will effect some positive changes in Cuba. Produced by WCKT Miami.
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FLORIDA GOVERNORS WITH PROMINENT POLITICAL FIGURES

FLORIDA GOVERNORS WITH PROMINENT POLITICAL FIGURES

Date
1965 (circa)
Description
This film includes still shots of Gov. Claude Kirk with his wife Erika giving speeches and talking with Gov. LeRoy Collins (silent). Gov. Reubin Askew introduces US Sen. Edmund Muskie, who has been invited to attend a Florida Cabinet session. He compares Florida's unique Cabinet system to the executive Cabinet system of Maine. He praises the new progressive Democratic leadership of the south (sound). Farris Bryant introduces first lady Ladybird Johnson, who speaks at Florida State University's Ruby Diamond auditorium. She comments on her "whistle-stop" tour of the south, education issues and Florida's role in the space program. There is additional footage including Luci Baines Johnson, who is pictured wearing an Indian headdress. Sen. Claude Pepper and Sen. George Smathers are also present. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
Florida's Inaugurations, ca. 1960

Florida's Inaugurations, ca. 1960

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film starts with excellent aerial footage of the Old Capitol. It describes the inaugural format, showing the Burns inauguration, including the taking of the oath of office. It uses black and white photos and footage of the Sydney Catts' inauguration (1917), and color footage of several more recent ones. There are scenes of inaugural parades and the Burns inaugural ball. Produced by FDC and Barton Film Co.
Collection
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.
Collection
FYI: SENATOR FROM PALATKA; B.C. PEARCE

FYI: SENATOR FROM PALATKA; B.C. PEARCE

Date
1965
Description
This is a program in WTVJ's "FYI" series that shows B.C. Pearce, the senator from Palatka who called himself the "number one Porkchopper" in the Florida Legislature. It also has ads for Dade Federal Savings and Loan. The film profiles the senator as a business man and politician. It includes interviews with Mrs. Pearce and a tour of Putnam County activities.
Collection
GOV. BOB GRAHAM

GOV. BOB GRAHAM

Date
1986
Description
This video begins with the Legislature in session and Rep. Lee Moffitt speaking. Then, it shows Gov. Graham in his office joking with reporters in reference to his book, "Florida Workdays." Next, Graham seriously addresses the issue of education in Florida. Videotaped by Bradley White.
Collection
GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1979 INAUGURATION

GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1979 INAUGURATION

Date
1979-01
Description
This is coverage of the first inauguration of Gov. Bob Graham. LeRoy Collins delivers an opening statement and then introduces Graham's Cabinet. Commissioner of Education Ralph Turlington, Commissioner of Agriculture Doyle Connor, Treasurer and Insurance Commissioner Bill Gunter, Comptroller Gerald Lewis, Attorney General Jim Smith, Secretary of State George Firestone and Lt. Gov. Wayne Mixson are sworn in. Gov. Bob Graham is sworn in by Chief Justice Arthur J. England Jr.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
"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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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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"FIRST FEDERAL VIP" "FIRST FEDERAL VIP" Interviews
Politicians
Politics
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"FIRST FEDERAL VIP" - KINESCOPE "FIRST FEDERAL VIP" - KINESCOPE Anti-communism
Communism
Interviews
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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FLORIDA GOVERNORS WITH PROMINENT POLITICAL FIGURES FLORIDA GOVERNORS WITH PROMINENT POLITICAL FIGURES Activists
Economic conditions
Governors-Florida
National Democratic Party
Politicians
Politics
Space program
Speeches
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Florida's Inaugurations, ca. 1960Florida's Inaugurations, ca. 1960Governors-Florida
Governors-Florida-Inaugural addresses
Gubernatorial elections
Parades
Political campaigns
Politicians
Politics
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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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FYI: SENATOR FROM PALATKA; B.C. PEARCE FYI: SENATOR FROM PALATKA; B.C. PEARCE Interviews
Politicians
Politics
Pork chop gang
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GOV. BOB GRAHAM GOV. BOB GRAHAM Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
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GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1979 INAUGURATION GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1979 INAUGURATION Governors-Florida
Governors-Florida-Inaugural addresses
Gubernatorial elections
Inaugurations
Politicians
Politics
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