- Portrait of Florida Secretary of State George Firestone.
- Accompanying note: "At one point during his first term of office Secretary of State George Firestone returned from a long vacation sporting a new look. He instructed a young public information staffer by the name of Rick Oppenheim to destroy all photographs throughout the DOS that did not show him wearing his new mustache. Noting that there was more to the change in appearance than just extra facial hair, Oppenheim almost followed the Secretary's orders. This profile shot that was passed on to curry favor with a new departmental press secretary seems to tell the full story that was never picked up by the Florida media."
- "In 1971 the mail room for the Office of the Governor was located in the subbasement of the Capitol with a door that opened into the area that housed the Capital Press Corps. There was no secret that the new governor, Reubin Askew, was not interested in most of the trappings of office instituted by his predecessor, Claude Kirk. It was out with the pomp, out with the circumstance and especially out with the 'screaming eagle' logo paraphernalia. Souvenirs were for the taking, if you knew where the dumpsters were located. One day television reporter Ray Wise noticed a trash can filled with photo prints from throughout the Kirk administration. He grabbed just a few for his own personal collection."
- 1 photoprint - b&w - 10 x 8 in.
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The image number for this photograph is: PR76957.
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