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The State of Florida has had a far-reaching effect on the Presidency dating all the way back to George Washington. Presidents in Florida is a look at how our State has touched the presidency and how the presidency has touched Florida. Presidents in Florida looks to uncover the little known stories that have created a long-standing bond between Florida and the White House.

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Presidents In Florida Documentary Virtual Screening & Discussion

Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 5 p.m. for a virtual excerpt of WUCF’s documentary, Presidents in Florida which uncovers the little-known stories that have created a long-standing bond between Florida and the White House. The screening will be followed by a live virtual conversation about the presidential impact on the space industry in Central Florida. Speakers include:

  • James C. Clark, Author & Producer, Presidents in Florida
  • Buddy Pittman, Producer, Presidents in Florida
  • Amy Foster, Associate Professor, University of Central Florida
  • Lori Walters, Associate Research Professor, University of Central Florida

Our virtual screenings take place via OVEE, a web-based service that allows participants to watch streaming media together and chat live in a virtual theater. All you need to participate is a computer, tablet or other device with a good internet connection. Before the event, we recommend you run a test to ensure OVEE works properly on your device. We recommend using Chrome web browser.

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American Experience | The Presidents

American presidents hold the most powerful office on earth and occupy a unique place at the center of national and world events. At once chief executive, head of state, commander-in-chief, and leader of a political party, the President of the United States is also a prominent cultural figure and a bellwether of the society he governs.

In this award-winning collection, explore documentaries, biographies, interviews, articles, image galleries, and more for an in-depth look at the history of the American presidency.

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