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.
THE DEATH PENALTY

GOVERNOR BOB GRAHAM: YEARS AS GOV.

253202
Date
1986
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:00; color; sound; V-156 P93-013
Description
This Newscenter 7 presentation is an overview of Graham's tenure as Florida's governor. There is good footage and a good sound track. It touches on such issues as the environment, the death penalty and public education. There is also comical footage of Graham with Jimmy Buffet. Videotaped by Bradley White.
as the environment, the death penalty

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.
Death penalty

FUNCTIONAL LITERACY/ ATTORNEY GENERAL ROBERT SHEVIN

253137
Date
May-78
Collection
Video
Video Details
26:45; color; sound, V-236 DA129; S.1239
Description
Dr. Ronald Bailey comments on cultural bias in Florida's Functional Literacy Test. He also comments on institutional discrimination in the state's educational system. He details the unique disadvantages that members of low socioeconomic groups face in getting an equal education. Attorney General Robert Shevin comments on Florida's death penalty as a deterrent to violent crime. He remarks on Florida's Functional Literacy Test, affirmative action, and his support of pardon and compensation for former inmates Freddie Pitts and Wilbert Lee. Produced by WFSU-TV.
on Florida's death penalty as a

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 to the Capitol; students participating in an "Anti-Iran" demonstration on the Florida State University campus; a "No Death-Penalty" sit-in occupying the park in front of the Governor's Mansion; and demonstrators protesting the Crystal Springs Nuclear Plant at the new Capitol Building. The segment ends with footage of a large group of African-Americans assembled outside a Tallahassee municipal building with protest signs. Produced by WFSU-TV.
; a "No Death-Penalty" sit

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