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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "United States-Foreign relations-Latin America "
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Compass Points South

Compass Points South

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
In this film, Wayne Ferris talks to Senator George Smathers about his trip to Latin America. Most of the program deals with the communist threat to the Latin American region. The show is comprised primarily of footage shot during Smathers' trip to various locations in the Caribbean and South America. Scenes include: riots in Panama over control of the Canal Zone, and footage of Fidel Castro shaking his fist and meeting with Russian leader, Anastas Mikoyan. Later, there is footage of an interview by Miami reporter, Dick Lobo, with Generalissimo, Raphael Trujillo, of the Dominican Republic. The segment on Venezuela includes 1958 footage of Vice President Richard Nixon's motorcade being stoned by angry protesters. There are a few brief scenes of Smathers meeting with Venezuelan President Bettencourt. There are brief shots of Haiti and Puerto Rico, including Smathers' meeting with the Haitian President. Senator Smathers comments that student exchange programs may improve relations with Latin America. Mr. Ferris closes the program with recommendations, such as: price stabilization measures; mineral quotas; market subsidies; and improved foreign aid. Produced by WCKT of Miami.
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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" - 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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OUR NATION'S FUTURE

OUR NATION'S FUTURE

Date
1961-08-15
Description
Sen. George Smathers and Max Freedman of the Manchester Guardian appear on "Our Nation's Future," a debate program filmed before a live audience. Their topic of discussion is, "What Can Be Done About Cuba?" Sen. Smathers contests that the spread of communism must be stopped, even by the use of force if necessary. Mr. Freedman argues that, with proper handling, freedom can be returned in Cuba through negotiation and diplomacy.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - ALLIANCE FOR PROGRESS/TEST BAN TREATY

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - ALLIANCE FOR PROGRESS/TEST BAN TREATY

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews his sons Bruce and John Smathers. Bruce Smathers comments on the Alliance for Progress program and the success it is having in Argentina. He also praises the Peace Corps for their work in that country. John Smathers comments on the Test Ban Treaty with Russia and remarks on the US Navy, in which he is a cadet. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - COMMENTS ON SOUTH AMERICA

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - COMMENTS ON SOUTH AMERICA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the need to improve relations with South American countries through means of trade agreements, aid programs and foreign student exchange relationships. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FOREIGN AID

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FOREIGN AID

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers discusses cuts to Foreign Aid legislation. He recommends assisting Latin America with their housing shortages. The segment also contains material on health care for the elderly and needy. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - MILITARY COUP IN SOUTH VIETNAM / DOMENICAN REPUBLIC / BERLIN

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - MILITARY COUP IN SOUTH VIETNAM / DOMENICAN REPUBLIC / BERLIN

Date
1963
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the military coup in South Vietnam and the assassination of Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem. He remarks that, "as far as he is aware," the CIA had nothing to do with Diem's assassination. The segment contains additional material on the State Department's refusal to recognize the junta government in the Dominican Republic, a decision Smathers disagrees with. He notes the threat of communism in Latin America and remarks on the tensions with the Russians over West Berlin. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S TRIP TO FLORIDA

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S TRIP TO FLORIDA

Date
1963
Description
Sen. George Smathers remarks on President Kennedy's trip to Florida and the speeches he made, including some pertaining to Fidel Castro and Cuba. The segment also includes material on the Alliance for Progress program and relations with Latin America. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S TRIP TO FLORIDA / LATIN AMERICAN RELATIONS

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S TRIP TO FLORIDA / LATIN AMERICAN RELATIONS

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers details President Kennedy's Florida trip itinerary. He also comments on the Economics Conference in Rio de Janeiro and Argentina's plans to cancel its oil contracts with the United States. At the conclusion of the segment, he says that he would not accept the position as Senate Majority Leader if nominated due to disagreements with the presidential administration. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Compass Points SouthCompass Points SouthAnti-communism
Communism
Diplomacy
Foreign relations
Politicians
Politics
Travel
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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"FACE THE NATION" - KINESCOPE"FACE THE NATION" - KINESCOPECivil rights
Integration
National Democratic Party
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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"FIRST FEDERAL VIP" - KINESCOPE"FIRST FEDERAL VIP" - KINESCOPEAnti-communism
Communism
Interviews
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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OUR NATION'S FUTUREOUR NATION'S FUTUREAnti-communism
Debate
Communism
Cuban Revolution
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign Relations-Cuba
United States-Foreign Relations-Latin America
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - ALLIANCE FOR PROGRESS/TEST BAN TREATYSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - ALLIANCE FOR PROGRESS/TEST BAN TREATYCold war
Nuclear weapons
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - COMMENTS ON SOUTH AMERICASENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - COMMENTS ON SOUTH AMERICACold War
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FOREIGN AIDSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FOREIGN AIDCold War
Healthcare
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - MILITARY COUP IN SOUTH VIETNAM / DOMENICAN REPUBLIC / BERLINSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - MILITARY COUP IN SOUTH VIETNAM / DOMENICAN REPUBLIC / BERLINAssassinations
Cold War
Politicians
Politics
Vietnam War
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
United States-Foreign relations-Soviet Union
United States-Foreign relations-Vietnam
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S TRIP TO FLORIDASENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S TRIP TO FLORIDACold War
Cuban Revolution
Politicians
Politics
Presidents-United States
Speeches
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S TRIP TO FLORIDA / LATIN AMERICAN RELATIONSSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S TRIP TO FLORIDA / LATIN AMERICAN RELATIONSCold War
Politicians
Politics
Presidents-United States
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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