67 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Washington (D.C.)"
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - AIRLINES STRIKE

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - AIRLINES STRIKE

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the effect that the airlines strike is having on Florida tourism. He discusses various legislative bills designed to prevent further transportation strikes. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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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 - America's Manned Space Program

Senator George Smathers Reports - America's Manned Space Program

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
Sen. Spessard Holland acts as host of Sen. George Smathers' television program. Renowned scientist Lloyd V. Berkner advocates the continuance of the Manned Space Program, specifically the "moon race." He details the space program's contributions to the fields of medicine, science, technology, military strategy and diplomacy. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - BERLIN

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - BERLIN

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews Sen. Mike Mansfield on the subject of West Berlin. Mansfield responds to Nikita Khrushchev's warning that an American-led airlift into West Berlin will be grounds for war. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - BRUCE SMATHERS INTERVIEW

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - BRUCE SMATHERS INTERVIEW

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews his son Bruce Smathers, future Secretary of State of Florida, on his career in the US Navy, underwater demolitions training and his future prospects for overseas deployment. He also comments on the conflict in Vietnam and America's obligation to support South Vietnam's "quest for freedom." Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CASTRO/COMMUNISM/PANAMA

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CASTRO/COMMUNISM/PANAMA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers responds to Sen. William Fulbright's suggestion that the United States should cease attempts to oust Fidel Castro from power. He also comments on the threat of communism to other Latin American countries. He mentions briefly Panama's demands to renegotiate the 1903 treaty regarding supervision of the Canal Zone. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS

Date
1966
Description
Sen. George Smathers suggests that the civil rights movement should purge its black militant factions, citing activist Stokely Carmichael specifically. He comments on James Meredith's demands for blacks to "take the law into their own hands" to enact change. The segment also deals briefly with the resurgence of hate groups like the Ku Klux Klan and the American Nazi Party, which Smathers blames on the civil rights movement. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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Senator George Smathers Reports - Civil Rights

Senator George Smathers Reports - Civil Rights

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers explains his decision to stop attending the White House breakfast meetings while discussions on the civil rights bill continue. He also details the methods that the Southern senators will employ to stall talks on civil rights legislation. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the proposed civil rights bill. He mentions amendments that require states to obey federal court orders including those on desegregation. He also mentions amendments protecting voting rights. Smathers states that he will not vote for the civil rights bill and does not feel that any more legislation of that nature is required. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the civil rights bill. He states that further civil rights legislation is futile, and that change will only come when people decide to think and act differently. He remarks on the recent attack by protesters on Ivan Allen, Mayor of Atlanta. He comments specifically on the open housing portion of the civil rights bill. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - AIRLINES STRIKE SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - AIRLINES STRIKE Airline industry
Economic conditions
Labor relations
Politicians
Politics
Transportation
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - ALLIANCE FOR PROGRESS/TEST BAN TREATY SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - ALLIANCE FOR PROGRESS/TEST BAN TREATY Cold war
Nuclear weapons
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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Senator George Smathers Reports - America's Manned Space ProgramSenator George Smathers Reports - America's Manned Space ProgramAerospace industry
Economic conditions
Space program
Space race
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - BERLIN SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - BERLIN Cold War
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Soviet Union
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - BRUCE SMATHERS INTERVIEW SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - BRUCE SMATHERS INTERVIEW Cold War
Politicians
Politics
Underwater demolition
Vietnam War
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CASTRO/COMMUNISM/PANAMA SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CASTRO/COMMUNISM/PANAMA Anti-communism
Communism
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
United States-Foreign relations-Panama
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS African Americans
Civil rights
Civil rights activists
Civil rights movement
Desegregation
Integration
Politicians
Politics
White supremacist organizations
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Senator George Smathers Reports - Civil RightsSenator George Smathers Reports - Civil RightsCivil rights
Civil rights movement
Desegregation
Integration
Politicians
Politics
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTSSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTSCivil rights
Civil rights movement
Desegregation
Integration
Politicians
Politics
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS African Americans
Civil rights
Civil rights activists
Civil rights movement
Desegregation
Integration
Politicians
Politics
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