Governor Reubin Askew

253164
Date
1974
Collection
Video
Description
Governor Askew reflects on his first four years as Florida's governor. He expresses satisfaction with his accomplishments and attests that the experience has been one of significant personal growth. He thanks the people of Florida for their trust and cooperation. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
10:24; color; sound; V-189 BA270; S.1239

School Desegregation

253433
Date
early 1970s
Collection
Video
Description
Gov. Reubin Askew makes a televised statement on bussing in the public school desegregation issue. President Jimmy Carter, while still governor of Georgia, speaks briefly on legislation to extend voting rights to 18-year-old citizens of Georgia. There is silent footage of the Florida Legislature in ...
Video Details
6:50; color; silent and sound; V-206 RW#10

ERA Rally

253008
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
This film has footage of a large pro-Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) demonstration at the Governor's Mansion in Tallahassee. The demonstrators, including Betty Friedan and Alan Alda, march to the Capitol. Governor Askew speaks to the demonstrators. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
4:00; color; silent; V-241 AA468; S.1239

Florida State University History (Part 2)

253109
Date
circa 1975-76
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows FSU basketball, athletic trainer Don Fauls, football, theater, the Nuclear Science department, the golf course, an interview with Bobby Bowden, the radio station, fencing, Hugh Durham basketball camp, and Gov. Reubin Askew greeting King Hussein at the airport. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
21:45; color; some sound; V-133 CA253; S.1239

Democrats and Republicans in Convention

232387
Date
1972
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows activities in Miami Beach during the Republican and Democratic conventions of 1972. It showcases the Miami Beach Convention Center with footage of a circus, industry shows and ice shows. Viewers also see demonstrators; candidates Richard Nixon, Spiro Agnew and George McGovern; and ot...
Video Details
13:30; color; sound; V-22; CA130, S. 828

CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY #2

252934
Date
1991
Collection
Video
Video Details
22:52; color; sound; V-164 P93-013
Description
In this film, each of the officials mentioned in the above-referenced film pay tribute to Captain Cason at his birthday celebration in Tallahassee. There is dancing at the end.

GOVERNOR CLAUDE KIRK'S "NO NEW TAXES" ADVERTISEMENT

253208
Date
1970
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:15; color; sound; V-172 S. 828
Description
These are two short commercials put together during Claude Kirk's unsuccessful run for a second term as governor. The commercials depict Reubin Askew as a rattlesnake who will raise taxes and destroy small business.

ORGANIZED CRIME

253365
Date
1977
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:00; color; sound, V-244 S. 1354 Film B
Description
This film is composed of 10 television public service announcements on organized crime, gambling, fencing, drug addiction and petty crime. Two spots feature a message from Gov. Reubin Askew. There are long and short versions on each subject. Produced by the Florida Organized Crime Control Board.

CAPITOL ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN VOTE

252925
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:30; color; sound; V-205 RW#4; S. 1239
Description
This film features footage of Gov. Reubin Askew and the Executive Cabinet voting on the acceptance of Architect Stone's design for the new Florida Capitol Complex. Agriculture Commissioner Doyle Conner offers brief comments to explain his vote in opposition to the design. Additional comments from Go...

BEVERLY DOZIER/GOVERNOR REUBIN ASKEW

252999
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
10:28; color; sound; V-236 BA412; S.1239
Description
This is an interview with Florida Secretary of State Candidate Beverly Dozier aboard her campaign vehicle. There is footage of Mrs. Dozier talking with voters. Gov. Askew comments on the demands placed on his wife in her role as the first lady of Florida. Gov. Askew also comments on women in society...

GOV. REUBIN ASKEW

253165
Date
1983
Collection
Video
Video Details
12:17; color; sound; V-153 P93-013
Description
Former Gov. LeRoy Collins introduces Reubin Askew on the steps of the Grove in Tallahassee. Askew announces his candidacy for president of the United States. Footage includes shots of State Rep. Lee Moffit; US Sen. Lawton Chiles; first lady Adele Graham; and Mary Call Collins. Videotaped by Bradley ...

THOMAS O'MALLEY - "I WON'T QUIT"

253358
Date
May-75
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:15; color; sound, V-236 BA358; S.1239
Description
In a press conference, former Florida Treasurer Thomas O'Malley tells members of the press that he will not resign, despite charges of misconduct. He remarks that he is entitled to due process before the law and that he will not be convicted by rumors. Treasurer O'Malley and other ranking members of...

CASEY CASON'S 80TH BIRTHDAY

252933
Date
1991
Collection
Video
Video Details
18:55; color; sound; V-163 P93-013
Description
Highway patrol Captain Owen "Casey" Cason celebrates his 80th birthday on the 22nd floor of the Capitol in Tallahassee on September 3, 1991. The celebration is attended by the following Florida dignitaries: former Governors Reubin Askew, Bob Graham and Wayne Mixson; Gov. Bob Martinez; U.S. Sen. Lawt...

LEROY COLLINS LIBRARY DEDICATION

252954
Date
1993
Collection
Video
Video Details
58:00; color; sound; V-169
Description
This film is a production by the Sunshine Network. It shows the dedication of the LeRoy Collins Library (Leon County Public Library) in Tallahassee. The video begins with a short history of Gov. LeRoy Collins' achievements, and then moves to the dedication. Marjorie Turnbull, Leon County Commissione...

GOV. BOB GRAHAM 1983 INAUGURATION

253200
Date
Jan-83
Collection
Video
Video Details
60:00; color; sound; V-144 S. 1239
Description
This is Florida Public Television's coverage of the January 4, 1983 second inauguration of Gov. Bob Graham. The film covers the inauguration and shows earlier footage of previous governors and their inaugurations. There are short clips of the inaugural ceremonies of governors Askew, Burns, Caldwell,...

PRESIDENT CARTER IN TALLAHASSEE

253392
Date
9-Oct-80
Collection
Video
Video Details
29:27; color; silent and sound; V-210 DA082; S.1239
Description
This is a poorly edited film of President Jimmy Carter speaking to a gathering of Florida Democrats at the North Florida Fairgrounds in Tallahassee. Gov. Bob Graham, Reubin Askew, Sen. Claude Pepper and other Florida politicians are also present. The President's speech has several portions removed f...

GOV. REUBIN ASKEW INTERVIEW

253166
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:00; color; sound; V-168 S. 1239
Description
This is a Channel 12 (Jacksonville) interview by Max Freeman with Reubin Askew. Gov. Askew stresses the importance of faith in any decision-making situation, but believes strongly in separation of church and state. When asked about being named one of the best dressed men in the nation, the governor ...

FLORIDA GOVERNORS WITH PROMINENT POLITICAL FIGURES

253061
Date
1960s and 1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:00; color; silent and sound; V-208 BA318; S.1239
Description
This film includes still shots of Gov. Claude Kirk with his wife Erika giving speeches and talking with Gov. LeRoy Collins (silent). Gov. Reubin Askew introduces US Sen. Edmund Muskie, who has been invited to attend a Florida Cabinet session. He compares Florida's unique Cabinet system to the execut...

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