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  • Conventions 72

    Conventions 72

    This tape features a portion of the Group W national broadcast version of TVTV’s 1972 convention coverage of the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. (Separately produced as two 60 minute programs: “The World’s Largest TV Studio” on the DNC and “Four More Years” on the RNC.) It includes 45 minutes of FMY and 10 minutes of WLTVS, in addition to providing context for the way the television audience viewed the highly influential programs, including the introduction and commercials. This footage was the first independent video ever shown on national television. Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 0230: Four More Years

    Image Union, episode 0230: Four More Years

    Image Union episode featuring an excerpt from “Four More Years” by TVTV, a documentary taped at the 1972 Republican National Convention in Miami Beach, FL. The tape focuses on several aspects of the convention, including the support Nixon received from young Republicans, the media coverage of the event, and the protests inside and outside of the convention. The end result of the spectacle was the nomination of Richard Nixon for President and Spiro Agnew for Vice President. Continue reading