D-DAY AT MARATHON

252976
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:48; color; sound; V-22 CA035; S. 828
Description
This film shows the construction of an artificial reef with the help of Goodyear and involved citizens of Marathon. It shows how tires are punched, squeezed and loaded with concrete. Navy LSM and private vessels are loaded with tires. All of them converge and begin dumping. There is underwater photo...
United States Navy

PENSACOLA PANORAMA

253380
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:05; color; sound; V-71 CA113; S. 828
Description
This film attempts to show what life is like in Pensacola. It shows the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, home of Miss Baker, the United States' first live space traveler. Viewers also see the Naval Aviation Museum, the Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Team, cultural activities, homes, schools and ...
United States Navy

PLEASANT PORT EVERGLADES

253386
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:10; color; sound; V-49 CA107; S. 828
Description
This film tells all about Port Everglades. It shows the types of shipping, dock facilities, warehouse and storage areas available at the port. Ships included are cruise liners, US Navy ships, a three-masted tall ship and the first commercial nuclear-powered ship (the Savannah ). Viewers also see an ...
United States Navy

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - BRUCE SMATHERS INTERVIEW

253487
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:47; b&w; sound; V-183 AA325; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews his son Bruce Smathers, future Secretary of State of Florida, on his career in the US Navy, underwater demolitions training and his future prospects for overseas deployment. He also comments on the conflict in Vietnam and America's obligation to support South Vietnam'...
United States Navy

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - JOHN SMATHERS INTERVIEW

253488
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:32; b&w; sound; V-184 AA328; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews his son John Smathers regarding his tour of duty on a destroyer parked safely off the coast of Vietnam. John voices his support for the war effort and comments on the negative effects "Berkley-ites" and "Peaceniks" have on servicemen's morale when they exercise their ...
United States Navy

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - ALLIANCE FOR PROGRESS/TEST BAN TREATY

253445
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:00; b&w; sound; V-182 AA306; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews his sons Bruce and John Smathers. Bruce Smathers comments on the Alliance for Progress program and the success it is having in Argentina. He also praises the Peace Corps for their work in that country. John Smathers comments on the Test Ban Treaty with Russia and rema...
United States Navy

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - POLARIS MISSILE PROGRAM

253479
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:30; b&w; sound; V-185 AA340; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers introduces Admiral Hayward of the US Navy. Sen. Smathers mentions an approaching deadline for decision in the Berlin crisis. The Admiral exhibits a detailed scale model of the Navy's new Polaris Missile Submarine. He calls the submarine America's biggest deterrent against Russia...
United States Navy

TODAY'S TALENT, TOMORROW'S TORCH

253570
Date
Mid 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
27:10; color; sound; V-63 DA008; S. 828
Description
An Air Force pilot, a Navy doctor, a math teacher and a Ph.D. at Florida State University are introduced as products of the Southern Scholarship Research Foundation. The film shows the program to provide free housing to students and viewers see FSU campus life in the 1960s. The film illustrates the ...
United States Navy

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