Tony Pizzo's Tampa - Television Series

Tony Pizzo's Tampa, Part 10, "Coming of Age," 1979

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Publisher

WUSF

Publication Date

1979

Abstract

Part Ten, "Coming of Age" of Tony Pizzo's Tampa Series aired on WUSF in 1979. This episode had guest speaker Jim Walter and focused on Tampa during World War II and beyond. Included are mentions of Drew Field and MacDill Airfield, Dale Mabry Highway, President John F. Kennedy and his visit to Tampa, the Port of Tampa, the decline of Ybor City, the higher education institutions in Tampa (University of Tampa, University of South Florida, and Hillsborough Community College), arts in modern Tampa, Curtis Hixon Hall, and the public library,

Keywords

World War (1939-1945), World War II, John F. (John Fitzgerald) Kennedy (1917-1963), Tampa. Port Authority, Shrimp industry, University of Tampa, University of South Florida, Hillsborough Community College, Colleges and universities

Extent

00:28:45

Subject: geographic

Hillsborough County (Fla.); Tampa (Fla.); Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.); MacDill Air Force Base (Fla.); MacDill Field (Fla.)

Language

English

Digital Date

2024

Media Type

Documentary film

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