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Record Group Number: 900000
Series/Collection Number: M84- 24
Creator: Askew, Reubin O'D., 1928-
Title, Dates: Presidential campaign papers, 1980-1984.
Amount: 39.00 cubic ft.
Medium Included: audiotapes cassette
videotapes 3/4 inch
ADP tapes
Organization/Arrangement: By record type.
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Biographical/Historical:     Reubin O'Donovan Askew, the thirty-seventh Governor of Florida, served from 1971 to 1979.  He served in the state House and Senate before being elected governor in 1970, defeating incumbent Claude Kirk.  Askew was reelected in 1974, becoming the first governor in state history to be elected for a second successive full term.
    Askew was primarily involved in tax reform, especially in the increase of homestead exemption, and passage of the "Sunshine Amendment" which called for full financial disclosure by public officials and candidates.  Askew ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic Presidential nomination in 1984.
Summary:     The collection contains the 1984 presidential campaign papers of Reubin O'D. Askew, dating from 1980 to 1984.  The records include speeches; newspaper clippings; scheduling files; reference materials; briefing materials; correspondence; publicity video tapes and cassettes; interviews (on cassette tapes); campaign memorabilia; and campaign financial records, which include a master file of contributions on magnetic tape.  Some materials, particularly speech files, pre-date 1980.
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Subject Access Fields: Electioneering Florida
Elections United States
Presidents Election United States
Motion pictures. aat
Speeches. aat
Clippings. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Video recordings. aat
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