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 - TEST BAN TREATY/CIVIL RIGHTS MARCH

253498
Date
ca. 1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:00; b&w; sound; V-181 AA294; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the need for a test ban treaty to preserve the world's environment from further nuclear weapons tests. The senator also comments on the upcoming civil rights march on Washington. Finally, Smathers discusses the possibility of a nationwide railroad strike. Produced by...

REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part II)

253532
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:49; color; sound; V-129 BA210; S.1239
Description
This film shows an interview with Professor Theodore Hemingway, followed by an interview with the Rev. Steele at his home. There are scenes from a 1978 banquet for Steele during which Jesse Jackson speaks. Produced by WFSU-TV.

REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part III)

253533
Date
1979
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:10; color; sound; V-129 BA211; S.1239
Description
The Rev. Steele is introduced at a banquet dinner by Hosea Williams. Most of the film is the introduction, followed by a short speech by Steele. Produced by WFSU-TV.

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - HUBERT HUMPHREY COMMENTS ON THE CIVIL RIGHTS BILL

253469
Date
ca. 1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:52; b&w; sound; V-181 AA292; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers interviews Sen. Hubert Humphrey on the civil rights bill. Humphrey declares that the civil rights bill provides a framework by which reasonable men can work out difficulties and is necessary in order to bring into full reality the promises of the US Constitution, particularly th...

REVEREND HUDSON - REVEREND C.K. STEELE INTERVIEW

253260
Date
22-May-80
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:35; color; sound, V-239 BA332; S.1239
Description
The Rev. Hudson of Bethel Baptist Church in Tallahassee comments on his role in the desegregation battle and the contributions of the Rev. C.K. Steele. He mentions the Tallahassee transportation boycott and discusses Steele's influence on him. Produced by WFSU-TV.

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...

HOSEA WILLIAMS

253633
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:46; color; sound; V- 218 BA431; S.1239
Description
This film is interview and speech footage of civil rights leader Hosea Williams speaking at Bethel Family Baptist Church in Tallahassee. The speech footage has many rough editing splices that impact the aesthetics of the film. However, the content is still quite profound and moving. An interview seg...

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...

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - TEST BAN TREATY/ CIVIL RIGHTS BILL

253497
Date
ca. 1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:00; b&w; sound; V-182 AA305; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the public accommodation section of the civil rights bill. He states that the US Constitution protects an individual's right to discriminate on their own property or in their own private business if they so choose. He also details the Test Ban Treaty with Russia and ...

REVEREND C.K. STEELE

253531
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
30:54; color; sound; V-119 DA066; S.1239
Description
This film begins with a demonstration by blacks protesting the shooting of a black man outside Jones' Grocery Store in Tallahassee. The Rev. Steele addresses opponents on the naming of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and the KKK in Tallahassee. There is another demonstration through downtown Tallahasse...

CIVIL RIGHTS

252952
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:45; color; sound; V-168 S. 1239
Description
This film begins with reporters being led out of the Governor's Mansion. It then switches to a rally of African-Americans on the steps of the Capitol. It shows the crowd chanting and displaying signs for "Black Power," then shifts back to reporters. The sound is garbled.

FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL #18

253068
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
23:44; b&w; silent; V-136
Description
This is raw footage of film #249 (FHP#13). It includes some scenes not shown in 465, but has no sound. The film quality is poor.

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...

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...

EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT

253007
Date
early 1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:48; color; sound; V-120 BA 224; S.1239
Description
The narrator of this film talks about the Equal Rights Amendment. She gives a good history on how the resolution evolved, and where it stood at the time the film was made. It repeats film footage. Produced by WFSU-TV.

BEVERLY DOZIER/GOVERNOR REUBIN ASKEW

252999
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
10:28; color; sound; V-236 BA412; S.1239
Description
This is an interview with Florida Secretary of State Candidate Beverly Dozier aboard her campaign vehicle. There is footage of Mrs. Dozier talking with voters. Gov. Askew comments on the demands placed on his wife in her role as the first lady of Florida. Gov. Askew also comments on women in society...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT ON "MEET THE PRESS"

253172
Date
Jul-63
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; b&w; sound; V-83 CA186; S. 828
Description
On "Meet the Press," Gov. Bryant discusses states' rights, segregation, prayer in the schools, and Cuba and government policies related to it, including Cuban refugees. This film was shot in kinescope and includes a public service announcement for seat belts near the end. The program was shot in the...

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.

MARJORY STONEMAN DOUGLAS

252998
Date
1980s
Collection
Video
Video Details
19:10; color; sound; V-153 P93-013
Description
This video begins with Gov. Bob Martinez and reporters. It quickly moves on to a Cabinet meeting where James Eaton and Michael Rockland from Florida A&M University's Center For Black Culture are honored. Next, Marjory Stoneman Douglas is honored. Ms. Douglas talks about her commitment to Florida's e...

"FACE THE NATION" - KINESCOPE

253013
Date
8-Nov-59
Collection
Video
Video Details
28:25; b&w; sound; V-215 EA038; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers appears on CBS' "Face the Nation" program, where he fields questions posed by journalists William S. White, Russell Jones, William H. Lawrence and program host Stewart Novins. Sen. Smathers provides unscripted responses to inquiries regarding his prediction for a Democratic pres...

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

253173
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
28:28; b&w; sound; V-225 DA109; S. 828
Description
This film features two press conferences with Gov. Bryant: (October 15, 1964) Michael Barfield, a young boy who rescued a child from a burning building, receives a Florida flag and tie tack from Gov. Bryant and talks to reporters. Gov. Bryant also comments on a Southern Governors' Conference proposa...

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