Vice President Johnson at National Governor's Conference

232434
Date
July 1963
Collection
Video
Description
Starts with a military honor guard carrying an enormous cake into the gala dinner. Governor Bryant cuts the cake and the speeches begin. Johnson's remarks include comments on the unity of the U.S., "omens of change in the climate between the East and West," a reference to the Cuban missile crisis ("...
Video Details
25:55; B&W; sound; DA033

Senator George Smathers Reports- US Capitol Building Restoration

253499
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
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.
Video Details
4:27; b&w; sound; V-181 AA291; M89-17

Senator George Smathers Reports - Senator Stuart Symington

253489
Date
ca. 1958
Collection
Video
Description
Senator George Smathers interviews Senator Stuart Symington of Missouri, former director of the Strategic Air Command. Senator Symington responds to President Eisenhower's 1958 State of the Union Address. He asserts that the United States is falling behind the Russians in missile research, bomber an...
Video Details
4:45; b&w; sound; V-184 AA329; M89-17

Florida's Canal Main Street

245871
Date
Mid-1960s
Collection
Video
Description
Gov. Haydon Burns introduces this film describing the reasons, location and other details of the Cross Florida Barge Canal. The canal was being built at the time the film was made. The film has illustrations showing proposed design, testimony by the geologist, sequences of Florida industry, footage ...
Video Details
15:00; color; sound; V-11 CA006; S. 828

Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ

245398
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Description
Host Ralph Rennick shows footage and stories that Miami TV station WTVJ collected in its first 15 years on the air. Mitchell Wolfson, co-host, founded the station, as well as Wometco Enterprises. There are scenes of the 1951 Orange Bowl Parade, the 1951 Senate Crime Hearings in Dade County on gamb...
Video Details
1964/29:25; B&W; sound; V-95 DA044; S. 828

FYI-The Plight of Pepito: Cuba's Lost Generation

245399
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film is a WTVJ (Miami) TV program called "For Your Information." It begins with a young Cuban refugee, Pepito, and follows his story. There are sequences of refugees on rafts and small boats arriving on the Havana-Palm Beach ferry, small airplanes and passenger airlines. Viewers see the process...
Video Details
1960s/27:50; B&W; sound; V-68 DA004; S. 828

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - COMMENTS ON SOUTH AMERICA

253455
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the need to improve relations with South American countries through means of trade agreements, aid programs and foreign student exchange relationships. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Video Details
1:05; b&w; sound; V-180 AA279; M89-17

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 89TH CONGRESS

253463
Date
1965
Collection
Video
Description
Sen. George Smathers details the accomplishments of the 89th Congress and briefly mentions Vietnam and his expectations of a successful, rapid victory there. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Video Details
5:00; b&w; sound; V-181 AA301; M89-17

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

253179
Date
28-May-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:38; b&w; sound, V-235 BA339; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant comments on giving assistance to Jacksonville Mayor Haydon Burns in the gubernatorial race, the invasion of US airspace by Cuban jets and Florida 's space industry. This film has several in-camera edits and some issues with contrast fluctuation. This footage also appears on DA109. Produc...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - AIR FORCE

253443
Date
ca. 1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:05; b&w; sound; V-184 AA333; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews General Curtis LeMay of the Air Force on military threat. LeMay discusses America's strategy for dealing with Russia's missile and air defense capabilities. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - BERLIN

253447
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews Sen. Mike Mansfield on the subject of West Berlin. Mansfield responds to Nikita Khrushchev's warning that an American-led airlift into West Berlin will be grounds for war. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Video Details
4:24; b&w; sound; V-184 AA338; M89-17

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS LEGISLATION/ CUBA & US RELATIONS

253454
Date
ca. 1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:30; b&w; sound; V-180 AA287; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments briefly on the tax cut and civil rights bills. He comments on prohibiting trade with Cuba and the possibility of employing Miami Cuban exiles at the Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - SENATE MAJORITY LEADER EVERETT MCKINLEY DIRKSEN

253456
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews Sen. Everett McKinley Dirksen, Senate Majority Leader. Sen. Dirksen comments on his support for a Test ban treaty. He also comments briefly on Fidel Castro and the state of affairs in Cuba. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
Video Details
4:43; b&w; sound; V-181 AA296; M89-17

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FEDERAL AID FOR COLLEGES/ CUBAN TRADE EMBARGO

253458
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:39; b&w; sound; V-182 AA302; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers details the features of a bill that provides federal aid to universities. He responds to Fidel Castro's request for America to lift the trade embargo placed against Cuba. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA

253459
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the construction of the Florida Barge Canal and a groundbreaking ceremony in Jacksonville attended by President Lyndon Johnson. He mentions the Florida East Coast Railway strike. He also comments on an international ban on trade with Cuba. Produced by the Senate Reco...
Video Details
4:37; b&w; sound; V-180 AA288; M89-17

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FOREIGN AID

253461
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:42; b&w; sound; V-184 AA330; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers discusses cuts to Foreign Aid legislation. He recommends assisting Latin America with their housing shortages. The segment also contains material on health care for the elderly and needy. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FOREIGN AID/VIETNAM

253462
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:46; b&w; sound; V-181 AA299; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers answers questions regarding cuts to a foreign aid bill. He comments briefly on a tax cut initiative. He remarks on the situation in South Vietnam and praises Henry Cabot Lodge's recent appointment as ambassador to South Vietnam. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - SENATOR MIKE MANSFIELD INTERVIEW

253473
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:36; b&w; sound; V-180 AA281; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield, who comments on Vice President Nixon's trip to South America and the riots that accompanied it. Responsibility for the riots is placed on communists. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - MOON RACE/ FOREIGN AID

253475
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:55; b&w; sound; V-181 AA298; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers responds to Soviet Union Premier Nikita Khrushchev's announcement that Russia is withdrawing from efforts to put a man on the moon. Smathers comments that America will continue working toward that goal. He also discusses a foreign aid bill. Produced by the Senate Recording Studi...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S TRIP TO FLORIDA

253480
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:45; b&w; sound; V-182 AA311; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers remarks on President Kennedy's trip to Florida and the speeches he made, including some pertaining to Fidel Castro and Cuba. The segment also includes material on the Alliance for Progress program and relations with Latin America. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - RECESSION/TAXES/VIETNAM

253484
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:45; b&w; sound; V-184 AA327; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers responds to former President Truman's warning of an upcoming recession. He recommends suspending the Investment Tax Credit to help fund Vietnam War expenses. The segment ends with brief remarks on the open housing portion of the civil rights bill. Produced by the Senate Recordin...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - RUSSIAN SPACE PROGRAM

253486
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:50 ; b&w; sound; V-180 AA289; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the establishment of a military government in the Dominican Republic. He explains his opposition to selling wheat to the Soviet Union. There is commentary on Russia's plan to put a man on the moon and America's determination to beat them to it. Produced by the Senate...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - BRUCE SMATHERS INTERVIEW

253487
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:47; b&w; sound; V-183 AA325; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews his son Bruce Smathers, future Secretary of State of Florida, on his career in the US Navy, underwater demolitions training and his future prospects for overseas deployment. He also comments on the conflict in Vietnam and America's obligation to support South Vietnam'...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - JOHN SMATHERS INTERVIEW

253488
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:32; b&w; sound; V-184 AA328; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews his son John Smathers regarding his tour of duty on a destroyer parked safely off the coast of Vietnam. John voices his support for the war effort and comments on the negative effects "Berkley-ites" and "Peaceniks" have on servicemen's morale when they exercise their ...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - SOVIET UNION ADVANCES

253492
Date
ca. 1958
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:43; b&w; sound; V-184 AA332; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the objectives of the 85th Congress and voices concern over the Soviet Union's advances in their missile, military and space programs. He predicts that the struggle for freedom may demand great sacrifices from the American people. Produced by the Senate Recording Stu...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY

253495
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:02; b&w; sound; V-182 AA310; M89-17
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.

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY

253496
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:43; b&w; sound; V-182 AA308; M89-17
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.

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

253498
Date
ca. 1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:00; b&w; sound; V-181 AA294; M89-17
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...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - VIETNAM

253500
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:45; b&w; sound; V-181 AA290; M89-17
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...

VIETNAM MEMORIAL

253598
Date
1982
Collection
Video
Video Details
20:09; color; sound; V-155 P93-013
Description
This film shows the dedication of the Vietnam War Memorial in Tallahassee. The video begins with a parade made up of several military organizations and supporters. There are quick shots of speeches being made at the Capitol and Gov. Graham placing a wreath at the memorial. It shows Vietnam veterans ...

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