Interviews With LeRoy Collins For "Great Floridians"

232428
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
The program starts with Collins talking about his loss in the 1968 Senate race, and the relation of that loss to the civil rights issue. Moves on to footage of Collins in the woods with a group of children discussing Kipling's poem "If." The film then moves to the 1960 Democratic Convention. Collins...
Video Details
19:50; color & B&W; sound; V-146

Governor Leroy Collins Comments on Civil Rights

253195
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
Gov. Collins remarks on his relationship with the Rev. C.K. Steele and on Steele's efforts in the civil rights struggle. Gov. Collins discusses his own personal growth and changes in his philosophy concerning issues of race as a result of close involvement in the civil rights movement. There are a f...
Video Details
10:00; color; sound, V-239 BA356; S.1239

Vibrations: Julian Bond/Frenchtown/Pitts & Lee March

232436
Date
1978
Collection
Video
Description
This is footage from WFSU-TV's "Vibrations" program. Interviewer Lucias Gant talks with Georgia Sen. Julian Bond about civil rights issues. There is additional footage of Sen. Bond giving a speech. There is interview footage with the Leon County Director of Community Improvement discussing the Frenc...
Video Details
24:11; color; sound; DA140

Gov. Farris Bryant Press Conference

253178
Date
10-Apr-64
Collection
Video
Description
Gov. Bryant comments on the creation of a civil rights committee to assist in communication and "cooling down" racial tensions in St. Augustine following the outbreak of riots in that city. There are several in-camera edits. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Video Details
13:44; b&w; sound, V-235 CA297; S. 828

QUIET REVOLUTION

253413
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:20; color; sound; V-110 CA247; S. 828
Description
This film begins with documentary footage of fires and arrests during race riots to illustrate the "revolutionary" atmosphere of 1960s. It then tells how Jacksonville's consolidated government is a quiet revolution that benefits everyone. The film definitely pushes the concept, but has good visuals....

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

253180
Date
17-Jul-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:15; b&w; sound, V-235 BA344; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant comments on attendance statistics for Florida Pavilion visitors at the World's Fair, civil unrest and racial tensions in St. Augustine, and his prediction for the 1964 national elections. There are several in-camera edits. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

253176
Date
26-Mar-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
20:12; b&w; sound; V-219 DA120; S. 828
Description
Gov. Farris Bryant comments on the arrest of John W. Davis in an attempt to thwart violence in the Florida East Coast Railway strike, his recent meeting with former President Harry Truman, the invasion of Florida airspace by Cuban military aircraft, racial tension in Florida and a civil rights demon...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

253177
Date
2-Apr-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
32:15; b&w; sound; V-219 EA041; S. 828
Description
Tension mounts in this press conference when Gov. Farris Bryant declines to comment at length on the purpose of a secretive personal trip to Washington, D.C. He remarks on the use of the Florida National Guard in response to racial or civil unrest, construction plans for the Florida causeway and the...

GOV. LEROY COLLINS INTERVIEW ON REV. C.K. STEELE

253196
Date
22-May-80
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:38; color; sound, V-239 AA435; S.1239
Description
Gov. Collins discusses his relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King and the Rev. C.K. Steele and their efforts to help abolish segregation. He mentions his own personal beliefs on the subject, with specific comments pertaining to segregated lunch counters. This footage is a rough final interview edi...

PRIMARY CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR NO. 5

253403
Date
1966
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows a press conference with Sen. Kelly and High discussing endorsement by US Rep. Adam Clayton Powell. Sen. Kelly states that High asked Martin Luther King not to come to Florida. Harry Arrington, accused of setting up Powell, denies involvement. Then, High gives an interview from the fr...
Video Details
34:50; b&w; sound; V-33 and 34 EA006; S. 828

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