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  • [HSA Strike 1975 raw #3]

    [HSA Strike 1975 raw #3]

    Raw footage for HSA Strike 1975. The strike began on October 27th, 1975, and lasted for 18 days—the longest and largest doctors’ strike in the US. The strike was organized by the Housestaff Association (HSA), a union of residents and interns. They were protesting against the working conditions and poor facilities at Cook County Hospital, Chicago’s only public hospital which mostly served the city’s poor and uninsured.

    This tape features interviews with a number of people, including four doctors who were arrested for their involvement in the strike. It also includes some footage of the strike and rally itself. Continue reading

  • [HSA Strike 1975 raw #2]

    [HSA Strike 1975 raw #2]

    Raw footage for HSA Strike 1975. The strike began on October 27th, 1975, and lasted for 18 days—the longest and largest doctors’ strike in the US. The strike was organized by the Housestaff Association (HSA), a union of residents and interns. They were protesting against the working conditions and poor facilities at Cook County Hospital, Chicago’s only public hospital which mostly served the city’s poor and uninsured.

    This tape features footage of the strike, including interviews with passersby and various people attending the protests, notably Jesse Jackson. Continue reading

  • Long Live Life, Part II

    Long Live Life, Part II

    This tape features a documentary about the U.S. conservationist movement in the early seventies. Continue reading

  • [NYC violence moratorium meeting part 1]

    [NYC violence moratorium meeting part 1]

    This tape features footage from two community meetings in New York City related to a call for a moratorium on police violence in Puerto Rican and minority communities. The audio is incredibly distorted and hard to make out through the entire tape. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Police car tow – demonstration outside Madison Square Garden]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Police car tow – demonstration outside Madison Square Garden]

    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, videomaker Bart Friedman visits a police tow truck lot to speak with a few individuals about their towing plight. We also see footage from a large rally being held over higher wages and contracts for hospital workers. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Outside the Garden]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Outside the Garden]

    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 numerous political groups protest outside of the Democratic National Convention at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Continue reading