Committee

Episode 1 of 1

The Committee is a documentary film about the little-known Florida Legislative Investigative Committee of the State Legislature from 1956-1965. Florida Senator Charley Johns chaired the committee, and its aim was to root out communist and homosexual teachers and students from state universities. It was successful in either firing or expelling more than 200 suspected gay and lesbian citizens. The film features two North Florida survivors (Rev. Ruth Jensen-Forbell and Chuck Woods) and one interrogator (John Tileston) who have never before spoken publicly about their experiences without anonymity. It culminates in a 50-year reunion between survivor and interrogator.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
6/15/2016
5 p.m.
6/16/2016
6 a.m.
6/16/2016
noon
6/18/2016
11:30 a.m.
6/28/2016
7:30 p.m.
6/28/2016
11:30 p.m.
6/29/2016
7:30 a.m.
6/29/2016
1:30 p.m.
7/2/2016
9:30 p.m.
7/3/2016
1:30 a.m.
7/3/2016
8:30 a.m.
7/3/2016
4:30 p.m.
7/5/2016
4 p.m.
8/16/2016
7 p.m.
8/16/2016
11 p.m.
8/17/2016
7 a.m.
8/17/2016
1 p.m.
8/20/2016
9 p.m.
8/21/2016
1 a.m.
8/21/2016
8 a.m.
8/21/2016
4 p.m.
10/23/2016
9:30 p.m.
10/24/2016
1:30 a.m.
6/25/2017
9:30 p.m.
6/26/2017
1:30 a.m.
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