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Florida Public Television

Overview
Works: 200 works in 270 publications in 1 language and 127 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Fiction  Historical films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Educational films  Internet videos 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Florida Public Television
Rosewood( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On New Year's Day in 1923 a white mob attacked and burned a small African-American community called Rosewood, in Levy County, Florida. A few survivors of the massacre have joined with victims' descendants to ask the State of Florida for compensation
The Final frontier by Dan Cruickshank( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ponce DeLeon brought the first cows into what is now the United States on a voyage to Florida in 1521. Since that time, cattle have played an integral role in the state's heritage. In honor of Florida's 150th birthday, cattle men and women representing every county in the state drove almost 1000 cattle from Yeehaw Junction to Kissimmee. Travel along with the Cracker and Seminole cowhunters on this journey through the state's frontier history
John Ringling : dreamer, builder, collector( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Circus king John Ringling was a cunning entrepreneur who invested in railroads, ranches, banks and oil fields before settling down in the roaring twenties to build his winter home in the undeveloped town of Sarasota. He dreamed of making the town a cultural playground for the rich and famous - and creating a world-class museum in the center. Ringling became a self-taught art collector, amassing a collection that at his death in 1936 was valued at $23.5 million. Learn about John Ringling and how the state of Florida narrowly avoided losing the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art -the official state art museum of Florida
The keys to the future( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cedar Key is located on the west coast of Florida, about 60 miles southwest of Gainesville, one in a series of islands rich in Florida history. The town of Cedar Key was once called the queen city of Florida's west coast - a fishing, transportation and shipping mecca. Today, a cherished way of life is threatened by spiraling property taxes, development and a fishing net ban. Visit the islands for a look at the problems besetting this pristine, hard luck Florida community
The statehood trail( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The road to Florida statehood in 1845 covered more than three centuries of exploration and conflict. Trace the clashes among Native Americans, European colonists, African Americans, and the U.S. military that characterized the regions's colonial and territorial periods
Young, poor and pregnant( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every day in Florida, 71 teenage girls become mothers. The responsibilities of motherhood prevent many of these young women from finishing high school while others give up dreams of attending college and pursuing a career. Many are forced to go on public assistance. Producer Martina Schmid talks with teenage mothers from around the state to examine the circumstances that lead to teenage pregnancy, and what programs and services are available to help them
Dark legacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Legislative Investigative Committee probed unpopular groups in Florida during the 1950's and 60's. Also known as the Johns Committee, investigators questioned civil rights activists, suspected communists and homosexuals
Exotic invasion( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Non-native plants and animals are invading Florida. Some have been imported to add style to the landscape, or to entertain. Others have been brought in for research, agricultural, or industrial purposes. Still others are here by accidental release or escape from shipments to our ports. They thrive in the state's warm environment, and without natural enemies they multiply. Some are so successful that they now threaten Florida's bio-diversity. Producer Martina Schmid looks at a variety of invasive non-native species and efforts to control them
Our shifting shores( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the many issues related to the erosion of Florida beaches and strategies for their restoration
Trouble in transit( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Look at some proposed avenues of funding to provide for Florida's surface transportation needs
Net loss / net gain( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the raging controversy between federal and state governments, environmentalists and shrimpers over the use of turtle excluder devices
Flight over Pinecastle( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 1946 a group of pilots and flight engineers gathered at Pinecastle Army Air Field near Orlando for an historic mission. They conducted glider flight tests with a new aircraft called the Bell XS-1, which would later become the first aircraft to break the sound barrier. Learn about Florida's role in this little known chapter of aviation history
TeenAIDS( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A growing number of teenagers suffer from AIDS. Shows programs that are designed to educate teenagers about the deadly disease
Back on track( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a ride through the history of Florida's passenger rail service from the very early days to the era of Henry Plant and Henry Flagler, and into the current revival of passenger train travel
Florida's Folk Festival( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since 1953, the Florida Folk Festival has celebrated our diverse cultural heritage with a display of music, dance, crafts and song. In honor of Florida's Sesquicentennial celebration, the 43rd annual Festival showcased the traditions passed from generation to generation. Visit White Springs to document one of the nation's premier folk festivals
Homefront by Jason Statham( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II sent shock waves through the Sunshine State. Tourist hotels became barracks for soldiers. The sky was alive with aircraft and their crews on training missions. German U-boats sank freighters off Florida's coast, and shipyards were in high gear. Look at how Florida changed forever during World War II
Before it's too late( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Governor's Commission for a Sustainable South Florida and the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force are working together to develop a plan that will reverse decades of environmental degradation and find ways to create harmony among a group of often adversarial agencies. Like the problems facing the Task Force, the area of concern is huge - encompassing nearly 16 counties, or 11,000 square miles; running coast to coast from the basin of the Kissimmee River all the way to Key West. Producer Holly Cook talks with members of the federal, state, tribal and local groups involved in this monumental effort
Throwing it all away( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Florida generates twice as much waste as most states due to tourism and its high growth rate. Discusses how waste management impacts drinking water and the three main methods of waste disposal (landfill/recycling/incineration) their advantages and drawbacks. Florida legistlators adopted the Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery Act to help cope with the problems. Emphasizes the need for more research and planning into solid waste management
Blacks in Florida : on the outside looking in( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at whether social attitudes, economic status and housing opportunities have changed for blacks in Florida during the past several decades
 
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