George Armistead Smathers was an American lawyer and politician who represented Florida in the United States Senate for eighteen years, from 1951 until 1969, as a member of the Democratic Party. Wikipedia*

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GEORGE ARMISTEA SMATHERS has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1964 Compiled Program. Most appearances with Lyndon Baines Johnson (3), McGeorge Bundy (2), George W. Ball (2).

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U.S. Senator, D-FL January 3, 1951 - October 14, 1968 Videos: 2 U.S. Representative, D-FL 4th January 3, 1947 - January 2, 1951 Videos: 0

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