This film provides a history of Gov. LeRoy Collins, from birth to 1981. The introduction is by Burt Reynolds and there are tributes by others throughout the film. It covers civil rights in the South and Gov. Collins' role. It has good footage of the Collins family, the Selma demonstrations, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Collins' home on Dog Island.
Florida Memory is funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Department of State's Division of Library and Information Services.