Floridays

Floridays
12:00 am
Sun January 7, 2007

Expert defends DDT for mosquito control

Postwar ad in Tallahassee Democrat
Credit Florida Photo Archives
  • An interview with a mosquito expert

The former director of the Indian River Mosquito Control District says the type of DDT that was used against mosquitoes was not harmful to humans.

Floridays
12:00 am
Sat September 9, 2006

Remembering World War II correspondent Ernie Pyle, beloved by G.I.s everywhere

Ernie Pyle

A Port St. Lucie retiree met Pyle while both were covering fighting in North Africa. 

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Floridays
12:00 am
Wed August 9, 2006

Remembering the Cuban Missile Crisis and the era of racial segregation

Roosevelt "Duke" Nelson of Fort Pierce talks about his role in the crisis, and an experience he had in South Florida. 

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