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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Presidents -- United States "
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President Kennedy at Democratic Fundraiser

President Kennedy at Democratic Fundraiser

Date
1962
Description
This film was shot in Miami. Senator Spessard Holland, Governor Farris Bryant, Senator George Smathers, Representative Dante Fascell, and President John F. Kennedy share the dais at this fundraiser for the National Democratic Party. Governor Bryant welcomes the president and describes the greatness of Democratic presidents who helped Florida. He also describes the qualities that make Florida great. Senator Holland speaks very briefly; then Senator Smathers thanks everyone. Next, President Kennedy speaks. He says that Smathers is his "most valuable counselor," then lists funny examples of wrong advice given to him by Smathers. He then talks about how Smathers raised the alarm about Latin American policy, says that space work is the way of the future for the United States and Florida, and salutes the state of Florida. Bryant presents a floral arrangement to Kennedy. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Collection
President Nixon at Tallahassee Airport

President Nixon at Tallahassee Airport

Date
25869
Description
This film begins with footage of spectators awaiting President Nixon's arrival at the Tallahassee airport. Secret Service officers inspect the stage, podium, and surrounding area. Air Force One lands and President Nixon, Governor Kirk, and Congressman William Cramer appear. President Nixon praises Judge Harold Carswell of Tallahassee for his courage and determination following the Senate's rejection of his appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court. The President gives a brief speech on school integration, stressing the importance of equality in educational opportunities. After his speech, Nixon shakes hands with supporters, then boards Air Force One, where he pauses to raise joined hands with Governor Kirk and Congressman William Cramer. The film is silent except during the President's speech. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
Senator George Smathers Reports - President Kennedy Assassination

Senator George Smathers Reports - President Kennedy Assassination

Date
1963
Description
Senator George Smathers comments on the nation's great loss due to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. He recounts his close personal friendship with the president, calling him a great leader and a warm and tender person. He then praises President Lyndon B. Johnson and recalls his years of close interaction with him in the Senate. He details the personal characteristics that will make President Johnson an ideal president. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
President Kennedy at Democratic FundraiserPresident Kennedy at Democratic FundraiserDemocratic Party
Fund raising
Governors--Florida
National Democratic Party
Politics
Politicians
Presidents -- United States
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President Nixon at Tallahassee AirportPresident Nixon at Tallahassee AirportGovernors--Florida
Integration
Politicians
Politics
Presidents -- United States
Speeches
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Senator George Smathers Reports - President Kennedy AssassinationSenator George Smathers Reports - President Kennedy AssassinationAssassination
Assassinations -- Texas -- Dallas -- 1960-1970
Politicians
Politics
Presidents -- United States
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