UNDERWOOD COMMERCIAL

253590
Date
1970
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:15; color; sound; V-172 S. 1239
Description
Herbert F. Underwood of Underwood Jewelers Inc. speaks out against Florida's proposed Business Income Tax in two brief commercials. Sponsored by Citizens Against Florida Income Tax.

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS STATEMENTS

253182
Date
10-Apr-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:12; b&w; sound; V-212 BA341; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant comments on the success of Florida's tuberculosis hospitals, limitations to the governor's powers in times of civil crisis and the Florida tax structure. This material can also be found on DA103. There are several in-camera edits during the press conference. Produced by the Florida Devel...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

253181
Date
5-Dec-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
27:41; b&w; sound; V-225 DA108; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant responds to press questions regarding such topics as the changing of Cape Canaveral's name to Cape Kennedy, opposition to federal aid for education, the Genesis Report, site selection for a new university in central Florida, the National Governors' Conference and liquor licenses in Polk ...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA'S FLORIDAN HOTEL

253184
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Video Details
27:00; b&w; sound; V-224 DA106; S. 828
Description
Gov. Bryant speaks at Tampa's Floridian Hotel, bolstering a bond initiative to cover the costs of expanding, renovating and constructing Florida colleges. After his speech, the potential investors ask the governor and others at the head table questions about the program. Produced by the Florida Deve...

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 - 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 - 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 - SOCIAL SECURITY

253491
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:30; b&w; sound; V-184 AA337; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on restrictions in the Social Security law that prohibit recipients from seeking an additional income to augment their Social Security earnings and offset the impact of inflation. At the end of the segment, he reads two letters he has received from his constituents who ...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TAX BILL, EDUCATION

253493
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:27; b&w; sound; V-181 AA293; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers details the features of a proposed tax cut. Sen. Smathers also explains that an education bill was defeated because it failed to provide aid to low-income families who really were in need of assistance. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.

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...

PRESIDENT KENNEDY/FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

253394
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Video Details
33:00; b&w; sound; V-162 S. 828
Description
This film, made only a few days before his assassination, is of President Kennedy speaking to members of the Florida Chamber of Commerce in Tampa. The President enters the building with US Senators George Smathers and Sam Gibbons and Gov. Farris Bryant. He is introduced by the governor. President Ke...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - ELECTORAL COLLEGE, SOCIAL SECURITY

253457
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:25; b&w; sound; V-183 AA316; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the Supreme Court's refusal to review the constitutionality of the Electoral College voting system despite appeals from several states requesting that they do so. He calls the Electoral College system archaic and outdated. He also mentions a bill regarding Social Sec...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - LEGISLATION

253472
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:27; b&w; sound; V-180 AA285; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on various legislative matters, a tax cut and a farm assistance bill. He briefly mentions the civil rights bill, calling it too severe. There is a segment on Cuba in which he recommends international sanctions against Cuba in hopes of toppling Castro. He briefly touches...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TAX BILL/ CIVIL RIGHTS / CUBA

253494
Date
ca. 1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:48; b&w; sound; V-182 AA304; M89-17
Description
On his television program, Sen. George Smathers explains his role as a Senate Conferee in the Tax Bill Conference and details the features of the tax bill. He also comments on the civil rights bill and his concerns with it, at one point calling it repugnant. He closes the segment with comments on Fi...

"FIRST FEDERAL VIP"

253020
Date
1-Jan-58
Collection
Video
Video Details
27:58; b&w; sound; V-204 EA025; M89-17
Description
This is kinescope footage of Sen. George Smathers appearing on the "First Federal VIP" television show, hosted by former Florida Sen. Harry King. Sen. King opens the show with a brief biography of Sen. Smathers, calling him, "an exciting, stimulating and worthwhile American." Next, there is an adver...

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...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS

253442
Date
ca. 1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
18:18; b&w; sound; V-209 DA075; M89-17
Description
This film contains numerous segments from Sen. George Smathers' television program "Senator Smathers Reports." Arkansas Sen. John McClellan discusses a bill that would eliminate Labor Union racketeering. Sen. John Sparkman, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Housing, comments on a new bill that ...

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