- Senator Ralph Blank trying to persuade the Senate Appropriations Committee to finance his bill - Tallahassee, Florida
- Photographed on May 21, 1963.
- Accompanying note: "Sen. Ralph Blank, center, of West Palm Beach, talks up his Public Defender bill before the Senate Appropriations Committee today but they couldn't see it his way to dig up the $375,000 to pay the salaries for a public defender in each of the 16 judicial circuits, with assistants and office staff in the larger circuits. Listening at left is committee chairman L.K. Edwards, of Irvine; and at right is Verle Pope, of St. Augustine."
- 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.
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