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  • [Labor History Workshop: Fred Thompson #2]

    [Labor History Workshop: Fred Thompson #2]

    An organizing workshop led by activist Staughton Lynd at Indiana University Northwest. This tape features Fred Thompson, labor organizer and IWW leader, addressing a group of (mostly) United Steel Workers union members about the future of unions and how to create positive change. Continue reading

  • [Labor History Workshop: FASH]

    [Labor History Workshop: FASH]

    An organizing workshop led by activist Staughton Lynd at Indiana University Northwest. This tape features a presentation by representatives from FASH (Fraternal Order of Steel Haulers), an alternative to the Teamsters for independent truck drivers. Continue reading

  • Muzeeka part 2, camera 1

    Muzeeka part 2, camera 1

    Muzeeka is a play about American soldiers of the Vietnam War who have television contracts. It serves as a satire of both the war and mainstream American society. Written in 1968, it is one of the most notable of playwright John Guare’s early works. This video is the final segment of an early production of the play at the Kingston Mines Theater in Chicago. Continue reading

  • Muzeeka part 1, camera 2

    Muzeeka part 1, camera 2

    Muzeeka is a play about American soldiers of the Vietnam War who have television contracts. It serves as a satire of both the war and mainstream American society. Written in 1968, it is one of the most notable of playwright John Guare’s early works. This video is the first segment of an early production of the play at the Kingston Mines Theater in Chicago. Continue reading

  • Muzeeka part 1, camera 1

    Muzeeka part 1, camera 1

    Muzeeka is a play about American soldiers of the Vietnam War who have television contracts. It serves as a satire of both the war and mainstream American society. Written in 1968, it is one of the most notable of playwright John Guare’s early works. This video is the first segment of an early production of the play at the Kingston Mines Theater in Chicago. Continue reading

  • Murder of Fred Hampton, reel 2

    Murder of Fred Hampton, reel 2

    Documentary about the death of Fred Hampton, chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party. The film started out as a simple portrait of Hampton and features lots of footage of his powerful speeches. However, in 1969, Hampton was murdered in his bed at the Panther headquarters by the Chicago police. The event was extremely controversial as the police and the Black Panthers told drastically different versions of the events. The film became instrumental in proving the Panthers’ story that the police broke in to headquarters without warning and killed Hampton without resistance. Continue reading

  • Murder of Fred Hampton, reel 1

    Murder of Fred Hampton, reel 1

    Documentary about the death of Fred Hampton, chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party. The film started out as a simple portrait of Hampton and features lots of footage of his powerful speeches. However, in 1969, Hampton was murdered in his bed at the Panther headquarters by the Chicago police. The event was extremely controversial as the police and the Black Panthers told drastically different versions of the events. The film became instrumental in proving the Panthers’ story that the police broke in to headquarters without warning and killed Hampton without resistance. Continue reading