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  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Haircut, at the UN]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Haircut, at the UN]

    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. On this tape, Maxi Cohen gets her hair cut at a salon near Madison Square Garden. Later in the tape, Jody Procter goes on a tour of the United Nations building and speaks with a number of foreigners about Jimmy Carter’s possible presidency. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #19]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #19]

    This video contains a segment edit 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. On this tape, Joel Gold and Susan Lazarus speak with a number of delegates on the floor of the convention. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #18]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #18]

    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, the videomakers speak with a number of delegates on the floor of the DNC. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #14]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #14]

    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 Joel Gold speaks with a number of delegates and convention employees on the floor of the DNC in Madison Square Garden. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #10]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #10]

    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, videomakers Elon Soltes and Bill Marpet get up close and personal with legendary sports commentator Howard Cosell at his fancy Park Avenue home. The ever eloquent Cosell talks about a variety of issues pertaining to the Democratic National Convention. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #5]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #5]

    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, Jimmy Carter makes a short address at the Americana Hotel in Manhattan. We also see footage of numerous political groups protesting outside of the Democratic National Convention. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Hal Weiner, street scene, Cayote interview, Libertarian]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Hal Weiner, street scene, Cayote interview, Libertarian]

    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, civil liberties Lawyer Hal Weiner discusses the implementation of radical loitering laws in New York City during the convention that were designed to deter prostitution. The videomakers also attend a meeting of a feminist group against the new laws. Towards the end of the tape, the videomakers speak with numerous people on the street about their thoughts on prostitution. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Fritz Efaw, draft resistor delegate]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Fritz Efaw, draft resistor delegate]

    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, Vietnam War Resistor Fritz Efaw is interviewed about fleeing the country after being drafted, his current work in gaining amnesty for others like him, and how avoiding the draft affected his family back in the states. Continue reading