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The Florida History Podcast
Episode 18: The Golden Age of Florida Politics
Sep 17, 2019 · 24 min
The 1970's were an enlightened age in Florida Politics and Government.
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In the late 1980's Florida saw two major film studio plan and build studio-related amusement parks in Central Florida. We discuss it here.
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Episode 71: When Florida had two men who claimed the Governorship
In 1872, Florida in midst of Reconstruction was the site of great political intrigue as both the sitting Governor and sitting Lt. Governor claimed the office.
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Episode 70: Labor Day 1935 Keys Hurricane tragedy
The 1935 Keys Hurricane is the strongest on record to ever hit the United States. It was a tragedy that saw hundreds of World War I veterans lose their lives. We discuss the Bonus Army protest, the eventual deployment of many of the veterans to Florida and the tragic events of September 1-2, 1935.
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Episode 69: Katrina and Florida
On the 15th Anniversary of Katrina we look back at the tragic storm's impacts on both south Florida and the Panhandle. .
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Episode 68: EPCOT Center
We look back at the history of EPCOT Center and the involvement of the state in the building of the Disney park. We also discuss Florida's heady days of the 1980's when the state was at the cutting edge of the technology and aerospace industries.