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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Refugees "
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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
GOV. FARRIS BRYANT ON "MEET THE PRESS"

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT ON "MEET THE PRESS"

Date
1963-07
Description
On "Meet the Press," Gov. Bryant discusses states' rights, segregation, prayer in the schools, and Cuba and government policies related to it, including Cuban refugees. This film was shot in kinescope and includes a public service announcement for seat belts near the end. The program was shot in the Deauville Hotel in Miami Beach. Produced by NBC News.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS LEGISLATION/ CUBA & US RELATIONS

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS LEGISLATION/ CUBA & US RELATIONS

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments briefly on the tax cut and civil rights bills. He comments on prohibiting trade with Cuba and the possibility of employing Miami Cuban exiles at the Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
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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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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT ON "MEET THE PRESS" GOV. FARRIS BRYANT ON "MEET THE PRESS" Civil rights
Cuban Revolution
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Refugees
Segregation
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS LEGISLATION/ CUBA & US RELATIONS SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS LEGISLATION/ CUBA & US RELATIONS Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Cold War
Cuban Revolution
Politicians
Politics
Refugees
Taxation
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
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