Ray Charles

252941
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
It is "FAMU Day" at the Legislature. Ray Charles is introduced by Sen. Pat Thomas in the Senate Chamber. Mr. Charles chats for a while and then plays a tune. Videotaped by Bradley White.
Video Details
13:50; color; sound; V-155 P93-013; S. 1239
Florida Legislature

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
footage of the Florida

Challenge Accepted

244390
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Description
This film gives an overview of the State Legislature, showing opening ceremonies and swearing in of new legislators by Florida Supreme Court justices B.K. Roberts and Millard Caldwell. Viewers see speeches given at joint session with a rousing address by Governor Farris Bryant. The film describes th...
Video Details
1963 / 28:00; color; sound; V-10 DA020; S. 828
Florida Legislature

FYI: SENATOR FROM PALATKA; B.C. PEARCE

253139
Date
1965
Collection
Video
Video Details
28:30; b&w; sound; V-88 DA052; S. 828
Description
This is a program in WTVJ's "FYI" series that shows B.C. Pearce, the senator from Palatka who called himself the "number one Porkchopper" in the Florida Legislature. It also has ads for Dade Federal Savings and Loan. The film profiles the senator as a business man and politician. It includes intervi...
Florida Legislature

A TRIBUTE TO DEMPSEY BARRON

253583
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
50:00; color; sound; V-143
Description
This is a tribute to the life and times of longtime leader of the Florida State Senate, Dempsey Barron.
Florida Legislature

GOV. BOB GRAHAM

253197
Date
1986
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:00; color; sound; V-154 P93-013
Description
This video begins with the Legislature in session and Rep. Lee Moffitt speaking. Then, it shows Gov. Graham in his office joking with reporters in reference to his book, "Florida Workdays." Next, Graham seriously addresses the issue of education in Florida. Videotaped by Bradley White.
Florida Legislature

GOV. CLAUDE KIRK SCENES

253209
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
6:00; color; silent; V-104 AA172; S. 1239
Description
This is behind-the-scenes footage of Gov. Kirk preparing to film a statement. It shows a 35mm movie camera on a dolly, lighting, makeup and the sound boom. There are scenes from what appears to be a Cabinet meeting. The final third of the roll is footage of the Legislature in session.
Florida Legislature

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

253174
Date
10-Jan-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
27:00; b&w; sound; V-224 DA101; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant responds to questions regarding a cigarette tax increase, a democratic fund-raiser in Miami with President Lyndon Johnson as guest of honor, State Constitutional revision, the "daisy chain" ballot issue, keeping legislative sessions on a biannual schedule, auto tag price increases, indus...
Florida Legislature

TALLAHASSEE FAMOUS PEOPLE

253553
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
31:00; color; sound; V-121 EA018; S.1239
Description
This film shows famous people discussing a variety of topics. The following people are included in the footage: Speaker of the House of Representatives Don Tucker; Miami Senator Jack Gordon; Leon County Supervisor of Elections Wilma Sullivan; Congressman Bill Gunter; State Sen. Pat Thomas; Coach Rud...
Florida Legislature

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