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  • [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #40]

    [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #40]

    Raw footage for the documentary “Veeck: A Man For Any Season.” Bill Veeck talks about politics, including his feelings on Nixon and Vietnam, in his Hyde Park home. Continue reading

  • [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #39]

    [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #39]

    Raw footage for the documentary “Veeck: A Man For Any Season.” This tape features footage of Bill Veeck at his Hyde Park home, talking about racial integration. Continue reading

  • The Search and the Gift

    The Search and the Gift

    A documentary about one family’s search for a kidney transplant and the gift they received from a generous friend. Continue reading

  • Out Of The Silence: Fighting For Human Rights

    Out Of The Silence: Fighting For Human Rights

    Documentary made up of narration, archive footage, and current footage and interviews highlighting human rights struggles. The first half focuses on the victorious fight for human rights in Czechoslovakia, concentrating on methods of underground information dissemination, including samizdat literature and The Video Journal created by Czech dissidents. Continue reading

  • Nam June Paik: #1 Video Artist

    Nam June Paik: #1 Video Artist

    Tribute to video artist Nam June Paik. Skip Blumberg speaks with Paik’s friends, peers, and collaborators as they discuss the artist’s life, work, and influence. Interviews are often shown alongside excerpts from Paik’s own videos. Features: Bill Rabinovich, Paul Gamin, Yoko Ono, Kit Fitzgerald, John Hanhardt, Olga Mazurkiewicz, Doctor Videovich, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Beryl Korot, Bill Viola, Carlotta Schoolman, Merce Cunningham, Carolee Schneeman, Russel Connor, Dimitri Devyatkin, Wulf Herzogenrath, Bob Harris, Barbara London, Gary O’Grady, Nina Sobell, Liz Phillips, Raphaele Shirley, and C.T Lui. Continue reading

  • Bowie Kuhn in NYC #6

    Bowie Kuhn in NYC #6

    00:00 The continuation of an interview with former baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn. 00:30 Kuhn discusses the question “What is the future of Wrigley Field?” The Cubs have been resistant to installing lights and playing night games. Kuhn discusses the possibility of building a second park, but does not think it’s very likely. 02:36 Tom Weinberg suggests that baseball has gotten more “plastic.” Kuhn disagrees. He thinks the game itself is still very natural, even if there are more players in … Continue reading

  • [Once A Star raw: Charlie Finley #4]

    [Once A Star raw: Charlie Finley #4]

    00:00 This is the continuation of an interview with Charles O. Finley, former owner of the Oakland Athletics. 00:32 Finley talks about getting doctors to band together and get group insurance. He made his money in insurance, and didn’t know what to do with it, so he bought a baseball team. 04:48 Finley wanted to by the Detroit Tigers in 1955 and almost bought the White Sox in 1959, but he didn’t make the call soon enough, and Bill Veeck … Continue reading

  • [Once a Star raw: Jim Rivera #1]

    [Once a Star raw: Jim Rivera #1]

    00:00 Bars and background noise. 01:07 Video opens with b-roll footage of traffic in Angola. 03:17 A sign for “Captains Cabin: Unexcelled Dining Overlooking Beautiful Crooked Lake” 04:20 Footage of swimmers in the lake. 06:13 In a Jungle Jim’s Saloon, talking with former Chicago White Sox outfielder Jim Rivera. He talks about sliding headfirst, and Rogers Hornsby. 08:26 Why don’t baseball players play all-out? He blames the contracts. Players don’t need to earn the big payout. 10:56 Rivera talks about … Continue reading