INMATE TAFERO

253550
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:06; color; sound; V-186 AA387; S.1239
Description
Death row inmate Tafero comments on unequal sentencing practices and remarks on the inequality of capital punishment judgments. According to Tafero, death row inmates are poor, uneducated minorities. There are numerous jump cut edits that negatively affect the quality of this segment. Produced by WF...

THE DEATH PENALTY

252979
Date
late 1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:17; color; sound; V-156 P93-013
Description
This is a WSVN/Newscenter 7 special segment. Protesters from Amnesty International, a human rights organization, confront Gov. Martinez on his pro-death penalty stand. Martinez listens graciously, then reaffirms his commitment to keeping capital punishment in Florida. Videotaped by Bradley White.

ELECTRIC CHAIR

253002
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:30; color; silent; V-239 AA414; S.1239
Description
This film has shots of the electric chair, voltage gauges, a red control handle and the viewing chamber. The prison location is Raiford, Florida. Produced by WFSU-TV.

PROTEST DEMONSTRATIONS

253412
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:53; color; sound and silent; V-186 BA231; S.1239
Description
This work film contains segments featuring a variety of protest demonstrations. Viewers see: a picket line of African-Americans protesting poor housing conditions at Tallahassee's City Hall; a "Stop ERA" rally flooding the Capitol steps and grounds; lines of tractors filling the highway on their way...

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