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  • Image Union, episode 1222

    Image Union, episode 1222

    Part of the Global Perspectives on War and Peace Collection. In December 1989, videomaker Andrew Jones was in Panama, working on a documentary about President Manuel Noriega. On the eve of the interview, the U.S. invaded Panama amid rising tensions between the two countries. The United States had been claiming the Noriega was a drug trafficker and dangerous to America. Jones spends time with the everyday Panamanians as well as Panamanian government officials, and as a result, becomes increasingly suspicious of the portrayal of the invasion by the U.S. government and media. The documentary includes powerful on the ground footage during the U.S. attack. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s Election Specials raw: Bush at Polish National Alliance #2]

    [The 90’s Election Specials raw: Bush at Polish National Alliance #2]

    Raw tape for The 90’s election specials. President George H.W. Bush speaks to the Polish National Alliance at the Hyatt in Chicago. The camera is situated very far back in the room and doesn’t capture anything very interesting. The camera was also briefly turned off during the classic moment from this event, when Polish National Alliance President Ed Moskal calls Bush a “freedom farter.” Since Bush only appears for a few minutes, the majority of the tape is just footage of the press. Continue reading