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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Cuba"
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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.
Collection
Julio 26

Julio 26

Date
1960
Description
This film is a documentary that reflects on the first six months and 26 days of Fidel Castro's rule of Cuba. It has press conference footage of Castro resigning as Cuba's prime minister and a brief interview with a WCKT reporter. Other officials in the Cuban government are also interviewed. The film covers various state programs instituted by the new government and ends with footage of the Julio 26 celebration in Havana. Produced by WCKT Television.
Collection
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.
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
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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Julio 26Julio 26Cuba--History--1959-
Movimiento 26 de Julio (Cuba)
Revolution
Speeches
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OUR NATION'S FUTURE OUR NATION'S FUTURE Anti-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 - 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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