Florida's Land of Gracious Living

253078
Date
Oct-65
Collection
Video
Description
The script starts by asking, "What is land?" A long philosophical answer is given over scenes of life in Putnam County. The film shows farming, cattle, rodeo, sailing and bass fishing, including underwater photography. Viewers also see gladiolus farms, residences in Palatka, a utility plant, the Hud...
Video Details
13:20; b&w; sound; V-18 BA048; S.828

Presidential Visit to Palatka

267709
Collection
Video
Description
This film is silent footage of President Lyndon B. Johnson's visit to Palatka. The scenes show a crowd, including Governor and Mrs. Farris Bryant, waiting in the rain for his arrival. The footage continues with: the President's arrival by helicopter and car; President and Lady Bird Johnson on the d...
Video Details
02:35; B&W; silent; AA035; V-251
Type
Image

GOVERNOR'S REPORT ON FLORIDA TREASURE

253163
Date
Octoer 1, 1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:55; b&w; sound; V-53 AA096; S. 828
Description
Gov. Farris Bryant describes state policy concerning sunken treasure in Florida waters. State Treasurer J. Edwin Larson views treasure found near Fort Pierce and shown in Tallahassee. President Lyndon Johnson is seen viewing treasure in Miami. Produced by FDC.

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 - PANAMA

253476
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:33; b&w; sound; V-183 AA319; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the developing tensions in Panama over disagreements in the Canal Zone. The segment also contains material on President Johnson and the legislative schedule of the Senate. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.

SOMETHING NEW IN THE AIR

253515
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:05; b&w; sound; V-234 AA442; S. 828
Description
This film captures the excitement of Eastern Airlines' inaugural Boeing 727 flight at the Miami Airport. A delegation of giddy Miamians board the plane, led by the mayor. In the course of their journey, they present citrus gift baskets to the flight crew, President Lyndon Johnson and the Mayor of Ph...

TOMORROW'S TREASURES

253575
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:30; color; sound, V-242 S. 1825 Box 2, #4
Description
This film presents the story of oceanographic research in the state of Florida , "the oceanographic center of the universe." It starts with a message from Gov. Claude Kirk and features commentary from John H. Perry Jr. of President Johnson's Advisory Council of Oceanography. There are shots of Perry...

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...

GOV. CLAUDE KIRK INTERVIEW

253207
Date
Late 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:50; b&w; sound; V-46 AA101; S. 1239
Description
This is an interview with Gov. Kirk concerning his status as a Republican governor in a predominantly Democratic state. He mentions that he has started a war on crime and that President Johnson wants to study it. Kirk also tells why he vetoed a Head Start Program, saying that this move resulted in a...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - PANAMA / BUDGET

253478
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:22; b&w; sound; V-183 AA322; M89-17 Sen.
Description
George Smathers comments on the crisis in Panama over the Canal Zone and the progress being made with Panamanian leaders in Washington, D.C. He commends President Johnson for placing limits on the budget and federal spending. He responds disapprovingly to France's decision to recognize the communist...

VICE PRESIDENT JOHNSON IN FLORIDA

253596
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Description
Gov. Burns meets Lyndon Johnson and Sen. George Smathers as they disembark from an airplane. They go to Jacksonville University, where the vice president gets an honorary degree and speaks. They fly away in a Marine Corps helicopter that takes them to an Air Force base where Johnson makes a speech. ...
Video Details
8:00; b&w; sound; V-50 BA139; S. 828

PRESIDENT JOHNSON AT PRESIDENTIAL DINNER

253393
Date
6-Mar-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
29:00; b&w; sound; V-69 DA035; S. 828
Description
This film was shot in Miami. Kate Smith is heard singing "God Bless America " and Ed Sullivan is seen briefly. Gov. Bryant introduces Sen. Spessard Holland, then introduces President Johnson. He tells several humorous anecdotes and praises Florida congressmen. He describes the Democratic Party's rol...

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