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  • Clinton Defends Clinton

    Clinton Defends Clinton

    In the Clintons’ long political history together, each has played the supporting role at some point in time. As much as their reciprocal campaigning has garnered support, it has led to some public missteps that have proved difficult to sweep under the rug or past the ever-vigilant media. Hillary has been haunted by remarks she made in 1996, calling certain children “super predators” in defense of racially discriminatory criminal justice legislation like her husband’s 1994 crime bill.  On a few occasions, Bill … Continue reading

  • [Election Night at Tsongas Illinois]

    [Election Night at Tsongas Illinois]

    00:00 Footage of a preliminary hearing for the David Duke presidential campaign, whose place on the Illinois ballot was contested. 03:00 Dawn Larson, organizer of a petition to put David Duke on the ballot in Illinois, talks about her efforts to a reporter. “So you think that anyone who wants to run for president of the United States should be allowed to run?” “Absolutely.” She then talks about inconsistencies in the primary system, and points out that New Hampshire and … Continue reading

  • [Harold Washington 1987 Mayoral Primary]

    [Harold Washington 1987 Mayoral Primary]

    News broadcast of the 1987 Democratic Mayoral Primary for Chicago. This footage also contains B-roll of Harold Washington and Jane Byrne rallying voters. Continue reading

  • Stoney Does Dallas

    Stoney Does Dallas

    An irreverent series of interviews by comedian and actor Stoney Burke during the 1984 Republican National Convention in Dallas, TX. The interviews are juxtaposed with footage of various protests going on outside the convention. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s Election Specials raw: DNC 1]

    [The 90’s Election Specials raw: DNC 1]

    Raw footage shot for The 90’s election specials. This tape features footage of the American Samoan delegation arriving in New York for the Democratic National Convention plus footage of the festivities inside and outside Madison Square Garden. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #31]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #31]

    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. This video features a Jimmy Carter press conference at the Americana Hotel in Midtown Manhattan. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #28]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #28]

    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. This video documents a champagne breakfast and fashion show at Bloomingdale’s in Manhattan. Various attendees and convention delegates are interviewed about their experience in New York and their thoughts on the convention. Continue reading

  • [None of the Above raw #1]

    [None of the Above raw #1]

    This tape features raw footage for the documentary “None of the Above,” an in depth look at non-voters during the 1996 election. In this tape, we watch as a number of Republican candidates campaign throughout Iowa during the primary season. Bob Dole, Pat Buchanan, Steve Forbes, and Lamar Alexander are all included in this footage. Continue reading