A weekly look at a different fascintating topic in Florida History
Cover art photo by Derek Reese. @DR928
Episode 77: Hurricane Wilma
15 years ago this week, South Florida was devastated by Hurricane Wilma.
Episode 76: Florida forts in the Civil War
Three Florida forts played critical roles in the Civil War. We discuss them on this week's podcast.
Episode 75: 1876 and 1976 Presidential Elections in Florida
Florida was one of the epicenters of the Centennial and Bicentennial year Presidential Elections.
Episode 74: Presidential Holidays in Florida
Beginning with Harry Truman's Little White House through Mar-a-Lago and Donald Trump, Florida has since the 1940's been a frequent Presidential retreat.
Episode 73: High Tech Florida
From the 1970's to the 1990's, Florida with its governing principles and quality of life amenities became a hub for tech innovation. the IBM PC was created in Boca Raton by a Florida-born and raised engineer. Also many other high tech startups and established companies called Florida home at the time. We discuss this history on this week's podcast.
Episode 72: MGM Studios and Disney v Universal
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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Just moved to Florida and it definitely helps me get my bearings. Robert needs to fix his audio. It’s kind of hard to make out what he says sometimes.
How about an episodes on Richard Stone or Jack Eckerd?
Misses the mark
Too much personal politics, not enough facts and stories.