This Week In Joe’s Basement, episode 39a: It Seemed Like the Thing to Do at the Time or The Diapers and Daises Dance, Part II.
Viewer mail for episode 39. Continue reading
Epidose 1302 of “CamNet,” a two hour cable program produced by Nancy Cain and friends in L.A. in the mid-90s. This episode features video from a tunnel infrastructure project in Oahu, Hawaii; a subway construction project in Los Angeles, California, and Louis ‘Studs’ Terkel speaking at his bridge dedication ceremony in Chicago, Illinois. Continue reading
Raw footage for The 90’s election specials. The tape begins with footage from a festival. A man plays protest-ish originals and a gospel group performs. “We Shall Overcome” is sung in a host of languages. A man speaks on the rise of Japan and the decline of the United States. Ralph Nader speaks on education, civic involvement, and the economy. Dr. Neal Bernard speaks against unhealthy food and draws parallels to addictive substances. Continue reading
Raw tape for The 90’s election specials. This tape covers an highly attended auction of a recently discovered Vincent Van Gogh painting, which eventually sells for over a million dollars. Then, videomaker Pat Creadon visits artist Tony Fitzpatrick in his studio. Continue reading
A PBS documentary about Herbert Hoover. It begins with his early Quaker childhood in Iowa, and follows his career as a mining engineer in Australia and China. It continues through WW I, as Hoover moves into public service, heading the food relief operations in Europe, where he became known as “The Great Humanitarian.” It follows his 1928 Election as president, and his tumultuous time in office after the 1929 stock market crash, and during the great depression. It concludes on Hoover’s resumption of a humanitarian role as he, again, heads food relief in Europe following WW II. The story is told using narration over vintage footage and still photos. Continue reading
Raw footage for The 90’s Election Specials. Videomaker Nancy Cain visits the set of “Designing Women” in order to talk to longtime Clinton family friend and fundraiser Linda Bloodworth-Thomason. Bill Clinton’s mother, Virginia Clinton, is in the studio audience to see her son (Bill’s half-brother) Roger Clinton play in his band, Politics. This tape is raw footage for the master edit found on 10701. Continue reading