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WFSU TV - FLORIDA SECRETARY OF STATE TOM ADAMS; AIRCRAFT; EVERGLADES

WFSU TV - FLORIDA SECRETARY OF STATE TOM ADAMS; AIRCRAFT; EVERGLADES

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This is a work film from WFSU-TV consisting of three segments. The first segment features Florida Secretary of State Tom Adams commenting on the reorganization of the Florida Secretary of State's office. This segment has some audio distortion from magnetic sound stripe deterioration. In the second segment, Bill Ealand of Seminole Flying Services demonstrates a landing in a twin-engine Beechcraft. The camera pans over his shoulder as he explains the function of various instruments and controls in the cockpit while in flight. The final segment is silent footage of two officers of the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission on an airboat in the Everglades. They are spraying the water with what appears to be pest control chemicals. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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WATERGATE EXPERT

WATERGATE EXPERT

Date
1977
Description
Joseph Harrison, a Florida State University professor and expert on the Watergate scandal, discusses the impact Watergate has had on American politics. He recalls his close interaction with the prosecution team during the investigation and recounts listening to the infamous Watergate tapes. He remarks that recommendations made by the Watergate Committee have gone unheeded. The segment ends with silent footage of Watergate ephemera from Harrison's office. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Wakulla Spring Scenes and Inauguration

Wakulla Spring Scenes and Inauguration

Date
1945
Description
This film has quick shots of a glass house on the dock, followed by pans of the dock, beach, lodge and bathhouse. There are scenes along the river, scenes of birds, and a scene with a plane flying overhead. There are scenes of outgoing Gov. Spessard Holland at Gov. Millard Caldwell's inauguration. There is a parade with soldiers and WACS.
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Vice President Walter Mondale

Vice President Walter Mondale

Date
1983
Description
This is video of Walter Mondale campaigning for the presidency at Lake Jackson, north of Tallahassee. It shows Mondale talking to a fisherman and then talking with Marjory Stoneman Douglas about environmental issues. Mondale addresses the pollution problem in Lake Jackson and argues that his legislation helped turn things around. He accuses the present administration of being "the most reckless, insensitive and uncaring group dealing with the environment we've ever had." Marjory Stoneman Douglas talks about environmental problems in Florida. Videotaped by Bradley White.
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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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Vibrations: Julian Bond/Frenchtown/Pitts & Lee March

Vibrations: Julian Bond/Frenchtown/Pitts & Lee March

Date
1978
Description
This is footage from WFSU-TV's "Vibrations" program. Interviewer Lucias Gant talks with Georgia Sen. Julian Bond about civil rights issues. There is additional footage of Sen. Bond giving a speech. There is interview footage with the Leon County Director of Community Improvement discussing the Frenchtown Improvement Project. Members of Tallahassee's Bethel Baptist Church march to the Capitol in protest of the wrongful imprisonment of Freddie Lee Pitts and Wilbert Lee. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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U. S. SENATOR GARY HART

U. S. SENATOR GARY HART

Date
1983
Description
This video begins with Hart's plane landing at the Tallahassee airport. Sen. Hart addresses his supporters at the airport regarding his bid for president in 1984. A couple of minutes at the end of the film show voting polls in Tallahassee and people voting. Videotaped by Bradley White.
Collection
To Reach For Tomorrow

To Reach For Tomorrow

Date
1968
Description
This is a promotional film put together for Governor LeRoy Collins' 1968 U.S. Senate campaign. It begins with footage of the Vietnam War, and Governor Collins pleading to end it. From there it moves to the race wars going on in the United States, with footage of black slums in Miami, Florida. Collins speaks out against racism. There is testimony from supporters, such as Senator Spessard Holland, Governor Collins' mother and Ted Kennedy. There are shots of Senator John Kennedy and Governor Collins at the 1960 National Democratic Convention. The film shows a short segment on the 1964 Selma, Alabama demonstration, and Governor Collins' role as "peacekeeper." It shows family shots, with live footage of Governor Collins and his daughter, Darby, at Egmont Key.
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THOSE WHO GOVERN

THOSE WHO GOVERN

Date
1955-09-05
Description
David Brinkley introduces the show with a brief biography of Sen. George Smathers. The program includes an interview with the senator's parents in Miami, his office staff in Washington, DC, his wife at home and his children in Chevy Chase, Maryland. There is an interview with Sen. Smathers in his office at the Capitol in which he details his life prior to Washington and his decision to enter politics, including anecdotes of his first Congressional office bid.
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THOMAS O'MALLEY - "I WON'T QUIT"

THOMAS O'MALLEY - "I WON'T QUIT"

Date
1975-05
Description
In a press conference, former Florida Treasurer Thomas O'Malley tells members of the press that he will not resign, despite charges of misconduct. He remarks that he is entitled to due process before the law and that he will not be convicted by rumors. Treasurer O'Malley and other ranking members of Gov. Askew's Cabinet were forced to resign on charges of misconduct a short time after this segment was produced. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
WFSU TV - FLORIDA SECRETARY OF STATE TOM ADAMS; AIRCRAFT; EVERGLADES WFSU TV - FLORIDA SECRETARY OF STATE TOM ADAMS; AIRCRAFT; EVERGLADES Airboats
Airplanes
Pest control
Politics
Politicians
Wildlife
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WATERGATE EXPERT WATERGATE EXPERT College professors
Politicians
Politics
Presidents-United States
Scandals
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Wakulla Spring Scenes and InaugurationWakulla Spring Scenes and InaugurationAirplanes
Attractions
Birds
Boats
Fish
Governors-Florida
Hotels
Inaugurations
Politicians
Politics
Promotional films
Tourism
Wildlife
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Vice President Walter MondaleVice President Walter MondaleActivists
Elections
Environmentalism
Politics
Politicians
Pollution
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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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Vibrations: Julian Bond/Frenchtown/Pitts & Lee MarchVibrations: Julian Bond/Frenchtown/Pitts & Lee MarchAffirmative Action
African American
African American politicians
Civil rights
Discrimination
Interviews
Politicians
Politics
Race relations
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U. S. SENATOR GARY HART U. S. SENATOR GARY HART Airports
Elections
Politics
Politicians
Senators
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To Reach For TomorrowTo Reach For TomorrowAfrican Americans
Civil rights movement
Governors-Florida
National Democratic Party
Politicians
Politics
Presidents-United States
Promotional films
Vietnam War
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THOSE WHO GOVERN THOSE WHO GOVERN Interviews
Politicians
Politics
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THOMAS O'MALLEY - "I WON'T QUIT" THOMAS O'MALLEY - "I WON'T QUIT" Politicians
Politics
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