South Florida PBS Presents

A Friend of Presidents - Senator George A. Smathers

Special | 26m 46s

WPBT2's new documentary explores the political life of the charming, tall and handsome, George A. Smathers. In 1951 Smathers was elected to the Senate, beginning his 18 year career representing Florida. He easily won friends and developed an inner circle that included Lyndon B. Johnson, John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon.

Aired: 11/11/13

Rating: NR

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