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  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #27]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #27]

    This video contains raw footage shot for “Five Day Bicycle Race,” a project comprised of live in-studio commentary and taped edited coverage of the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Produced by independent videomakers calling themselves The Image Union (including many members of TVTV and Videofreex), it aired on Manhattan Cable for three hours per night for five days during the convention. In this video, we watch as the videomakers make their way into Madison Square Garden to document the Democratic National Convention. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #26]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #26]

    This video contains raw footage shot for “Five Day Bicycle Race,” a project comprised of live in-studio commentary and taped edited coverage of the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Produced by independent videomakers calling themselves The Image Union (including many members of TVTV and Videofreex), it aired on Manhattan Cable for three hours per night for five days during the convention. This video covers a champagne breakfast and fashion show at Bloomingdale’s in Manhattan. Various attendees and convention delegates are interviewed about their experience in New York and their thoughts on the convention. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #22]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #22]

    This video contains raw footage shot for “Five Day Bicycle Race,” a project comprised of live in-studio commentary and taped edited coverage of the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Produced by independent videomakers calling themselves The Image Union (including many members of TVTV and Videofreex), it aired on Manhattan Cable for three hours per night for five days during the convention. In this video, we watch as videomaker Maxi Cohen navigates security requirements at the Americana Hotel in Midtown Manhattan during a press conference for Jimmy Carter. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #9]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #9]

    This video contains raw footage shot for “Five Day Bicycle Race,” a project comprised of live in-studio commentary and taped edited coverage of the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Produced by independent videomakers calling themselves The Image Union (including many members of TVTV and Videofreex), it aired on Manhattan Cable for three hours per night for five days during the convention. In this tape, we watch as the videomakers interview people at the Blarney Stone Bar in Midtown Manhattan about the DNC, which was occurring that week at nearby Madison Square Garden. The goal of the interviews was to show that regular people felt that mainstream media coverage of the event was inadequate, but the bar patrons seemed to be only interested in either watching the MLB All-Star game on TV or drinking. Continue reading

  • Five Day Bicycle Race (30 min version)

    A documentary made at and about the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City, which was produced as a live 3-hour cablecast for five days during the convention. It was subsequently broadcast on WTTW and other PBS stations. It chronicles the events on in and around the convention, and includes interviews with various delegates, politicians, members of the media, and people connected to Jimmy Carter, including Rosalynn Carter and Jeff Carter (Jimmy’s son). It also includes footage from the convention floor, and demonstrators outside the convention, led by Ron Kovic. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Another Day #3]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Another Day #3]

    This video contains raw footage shot for “Five Day Bicycle Race,” a project comprised of live in-studio commentary and taped edited coverage of the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Produced by independent videomakers calling themselves The Image Union (including many members of TVTV and Videofreex), it aired on Manhattan Cable for three hours per night for five days during the convention. This video features Joel Gold performing a piece called “Another Day,” plus some music. Continue reading

  • [Pieces from hour III of Five Day Bicycle Race]

    Pieces from the live broadcast of Five Day Bicycle Race, a documentary made at and about the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Most of this footage is from the studio, but it does include the segment in which Tom Weinberg and his cameraman attempt to gain entrance to a party thrown by Rolling Stone Magazine. It also includes a telephone poll that asks viewers if Rolling Stone represents their interests. Continue reading

  • Five Day Bicycle Race

    Five Day Bicycle Race

    A documentary made at the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City, which was produced as a live 3-hour cablecast for five days during the convention. It was subsequently broadcast on WTTW and other PBS stations. It chronicles the events in and around the convention, and includes interviews with various delegates, politicians, members of the media, and people connected to Jimmy Carter, including Rosalynn Carter and Jeff Carter (Jimmy’s son). It also includes footage from the convention floor and demonstrators outside the convention, led by Ron Kovic. Continue reading