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  • The creation of a news story

    The creation of a news story

    A day in the life of Newsday‘s Mike Waldman On assignment for THE 90’s, Washington correspondent Eddie Becker spent a day with Myron “Mike” Waldman, correspondent for Newsday‘s Washington Bureau, as he went about his job. Waldman’s assignment that day was a story about a bill for the extension of unemployment benefits, and while it may not be the most sensational topic, it provides a unique look into the day-to-day life of a journalist at the time, even when it’s … Continue reading

  • A followup to one of our favorite videos from THE 90′s

    A followup to one of our favorite videos from THE 90′s

    One of our most powerful and popular videos is this interview by Eddie Becker with his daughter, Erika Becker, recorded in 1989 when Erika was 11. She talks openly about living with cerebral palsy, including what it does, how it makes her feel, and how other people treat her because of her disability. Twenty-five years later, Erika is now a mother and fashion designer. Today, we’d like to share with you the original video and this followup video from 2012 … Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Capital Children’s Museum]

    [The 90’s raw: Capital Children’s Museum]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Videomaker Eddie Becker visits the Capital Children’s Museum in Washington D.C. Guided by Chris Grotke of the Children’s Animation Studio, Becker speaks with employees and students about their experience in the communications exhibit. Becker also tours the other sections of the museum. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Strom Thurmond]

    [The 90’s raw: Strom Thurmond]

    Eddie Tape #77. Raw video for The 90’s featuring Senator Strom Thurmond taking photos with the winners of an inter-departmental government baseball tournament. The end of the tape features a Yamaha player piano. Continue reading