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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Washington (D.C.)"
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THOSE WHO GOVERN

THOSE WHO GOVERN

Date
1955-09-05
Description
David Brinkley introduces the show with a brief biography of Sen. George Smathers. The program includes an interview with the senator's parents in Miami, his office staff in Washington, DC, his wife at home and his children in Chevy Chase, Maryland. There is an interview with Sen. Smathers in his office at the Capitol in which he details his life prior to Washington and his decision to enter politics, including anecdotes of his first Congressional office bid.
Collection
Senator George Smathers Reports- US Capitol Building Restoration

Senator George Smathers Reports- US Capitol Building Restoration

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers explains his opposition to funding the restoration of the west wing of the US Capitol building in Washington, D.C. He states that the Vietnam conflict demands top priority and recommends postponing the restoration project. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - VIETNAM

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - VIETNAM

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the need for compulsory arbitration in the airline strikes, Sen. Fulbright's foreign aid bill and an international ban on trade with North Vietnam. There are additional comments on the suspected mishandling of prisoners of war in North Vietnam. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY/CIVIL RIGHTS MARCH

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY/CIVIL RIGHTS MARCH

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the need for a test ban treaty to preserve the world's environment from further nuclear weapons tests. The senator also comments on the upcoming civil rights march on Washington. Finally, Smathers discusses the possibility of a nationwide railroad strike. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY/ CIVIL RIGHTS BILL

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY/ CIVIL RIGHTS BILL

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the public accommodation section of the civil rights bill. He states that the US Constitution protects an individual's right to discriminate on their own property or in their own private business if they so choose. He also details the Test Ban Treaty with Russia and his intentions to vote in favor of it when it comes before the Senate for ratification. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers speaks to John McNalton of the Defense Department about the Test Ban Treaty. McNalton also comments on deteriorating relations between the Chinese and the Russians, the Chinese nuclear program and anti-missile defense systems. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the specific features of the Test Ban Treaty with Russia. He also states that the United States should do more to help eliminate Fidel Castro. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TAX BILL/ CIVIL RIGHTS / CUBA

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TAX BILL/ CIVIL RIGHTS / CUBA

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
On his television program, Sen. George Smathers explains his role as a Senate Conferee in the Tax Bill Conference and details the features of the tax bill. He also comments on the civil rights bill and his concerns with it, at one point calling it repugnant. He closes the segment with comments on Fidel Castro and complains about US allies who continue to trade with Cuba. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TAX BILL, EDUCATION

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TAX BILL, EDUCATION

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers details the features of a proposed tax cut. Sen. Smathers also explains that an education bill was defeated because it failed to provide aid to low-income families who really were in need of assistance. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - STUART SYMINGTON

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - STUART SYMINGTON

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews Sen. Stuart Symington, former Secretary of the Air Force, regarding National Defense. Symington discusses meeting Lord Montgomery on a recent trip to Britain and states that America needs to update its air defense program to protect itself in the nuclear age. He also comments briefly on meeting Mayor Willy Brandt of West Berlin, Germany. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
THOSE WHO GOVERN THOSE WHO GOVERN Interviews
Politicians
Politics
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Senator George Smathers Reports- US Capitol Building RestorationSenator George Smathers Reports- US Capitol Building RestorationCold War
Historic preservation
Politicians
Politics
Vietnam War
United States-Foreign relations-Vietnam
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - VIETNAM SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - VIETNAM Airline industry
Cold War
Labor strikes
Politicians
Politics
Prisoners of war
Vietnam War
United States-Foreign relations-Vietnam
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY/CIVIL RIGHTS MARCHSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY/CIVIL RIGHTS MARCHArms race
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Cold War
Demonstrations
Labor strikes
Nuclear weapons
Politicians
Politics
Railroads
United States-Foreign relations-Soviet Union
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY/ CIVIL RIGHTS BILL SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY/ CIVIL RIGHTS BILL Arms race
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Cold War
Nuclear weapons
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Soviet Union
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATYSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATYArms race
Cold War
Nuclear weapons
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Soviet Union
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATYSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATYArms race
Cold War
Nuclear weapons
Politicians
Politics
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
United States-Foreign relations-Soviet Union
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TAX BILL/ CIVIL RIGHTS / CUBASENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TAX BILL/ CIVIL RIGHTS / CUBACivil rights
Civil rights movement
Cuban Revolution
Politicians
Politics
Taxation
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TAX BILL, EDUCATIONSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TAX BILL, EDUCATIONEducation
Politicians
Politics
Taxation
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - STUART SYMINGTONSENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - STUART SYMINGTONCold War
Nuclear weapons
Politicians
Politics
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