Archive for December, 2012


Scott Maxwell – Taking Names

Scott Maxwell – Taking Names (photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)
Meet Scott Maxwell, author of the Orlando Sentinel newspaper column “Taking Names,” as he addresses the newspaper business and politics. Maxwell assesses the ideological balance in Central Florida as a result of the November 2012 elections, and he speaks on his favorite subject – legislators in the state capitol. (length: 41:07)

(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck; Still photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media; Audio support – Luis Melara, PhotoSound of Orlando)

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2012 Central Florida Election Analysis

2012 Central Florida Election Analysis (photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)
On November 14, 2012 one week after the general election, Mike Lafferty, the opinions editor of the Orlando Sentinel newspaper, and Craig Crawford, nationally recognized TV pundit, author and blogger, offered their analysis on the local and national outcomes of the long election campaign to a Hot Topic Luncheon audience of the League of Women Voters of Orange County Florida. (length 49:03)

(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck; Still photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media; Audio support – Terry Kyle, 911TechMed)

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The Gilded Age in Florida

The Gilded Age in Florida - Title (Photo - Charles E. Miller for CMF)

Gary Mormino, history professor emeritus at USF, speaks at Winter Park’s Casa Feliz on the Gilded Age of Florida: the era of Henry Flagler, the rise of tourism, resort hotels like the Seminole in Winter Park, the orange as marketing icon for the state, & the story of Walt Disney’s father during the Great Freeze of 1895. Feature length – 20:09.

(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner)

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