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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Politics"
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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"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.
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"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.
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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.
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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.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
A TRIBUTE TO DEMPSEY BARRON A TRIBUTE TO DEMPSEY BARRON Florida State Senators
Politicians
Politics
State Senators
Tributes
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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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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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"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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"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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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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