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

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - STOKELY CARMICHAEL

Date
1966
Description
Sen. George Smathers denounces Stokely Carmichael's statements persuading African-Americans to avoid the draft. He also mentions "professional agitators" who have made careers out of inciting riots and stimulating unrest in the South. The segment concludes with material on the Airlines Strike. 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 - JIM PYLE INTERVIEW

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - JIM PYLE INTERVIEW

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews Jim Pyle, the director of the Civil Aeronautics Administration, regarding assignment of air space for use by civil and military aircraft. He briefly mentions the Airport Development Program and the allotment of funding Florida will receive as their share of it. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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Gov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce Committee

Gov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce Committee

Date
23222
Description
Governor Bryant addresses the Senate Commerce Committee in Washington concerning Senate Bill 1732 on rights and interstate busing. Bryant argues for the rights of property owners to discriminate against customers, that if customers have the right to choose which businesses they will use, then businesses equally have the right to choose which customers they will serve. Florida Senator Spessard Holland introduces Bryant to the committee, and Strom Thurmond, who sits on the committee, tells Bryant that he agrees with him. Produced by FDC.
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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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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 - LEGISLATION

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - LEGISLATION

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on various legislative matters, a tax cut and a farm assistance bill. He briefly mentions the civil rights bill, calling it too severe. There is a segment on Cuba in which he recommends international sanctions against Cuba in hopes of toppling Castro. He briefly touches on plans to close Sanford Air Force base. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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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 - HOUSING AND AIRPORTS

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HOUSING AND AIRPORTS

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers explains why he voted in favor of recent housing and airport construction legislation. Smathers explains that homebuilding is Florida's second greatest industry after tourism. He also details how federal aid for airport construction will boost Florida's tourism. At the conclusion of the program, he disparages increasing spending on foreign aid. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - SPESSARD HOLLAND

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - SPESSARD HOLLAND

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. Spessard Holland sits in for Sen. George Smathers on his television program and comments on international trade tariffs. He mentions airline strikes and how they are affecting Florida. He includes comments on his proposed bill for compulsory arbitration in the event of airline strikes. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - STOKELY CARMICHAEL SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - STOKELY CARMICHAEL Activists
African American
Demonstrations
Politicians
Politics
Protests
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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 - JIM PYLE INTERVIEW SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - JIM PYLE INTERVIEW Aerospace industry
Economic conditions
Politicians
Politics
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Gov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce CommitteeGov. Farris Bryant Addresses Senate Commerce CommitteeAfrican American history
Busing for school integration--Law and legislation
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Discrimination
Governors--Florida
Integration
Interstate commerce
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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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 - LEGISLATION SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - LEGISLATION Agriculture
Civil rights
Cold War
Cuban Revolution
Politicians
Politics
Taxation
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
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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 - HOUSING AND AIRPORTSSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HOUSING AND AIRPORTSAirline industry
Economic conditions
Home construction
Infrastructure
Politicians
Politics
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - SPESSARD HOLLANDSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - SPESSARD HOLLANDAirline industry
Labor strikes
Politicians
Politics
Transportation
United States-Foreign relations
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