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  • [Selections from Five Day Bicycle Race]

    [Selections from Five Day Bicycle Race]

    This video contains an hour-long edit of 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 chronicles the events in and around the convention, and includes interviews with various delegates, politicians, members of the media, and people connected to Jimmy Carter, including wife Rosalynn Carter and son Jeff Carter. It also includes footage from the convention floor and demonstrators outside the convention, led by Ron Kovic. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #19]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #19]

    This video contains a segment edit 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. On this tape, Joel Gold and Susan Lazarus speak with a number of delegates on the floor of the convention. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #18]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #18]

    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. In this video, the videomakers speak with a number of delegates on the floor of the DNC. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #14]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #14]

    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. In this video, videomaker Joel Gold speaks with a number of delegates and convention employees on the floor of the DNC in Madison Square Garden. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #13]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #13]

    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 large protest rally outside of Madison Square Garden. We also see footage of the videomakers at work in the studio putting on their final show of the week. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #10]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #10]

    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. In this video, videomakers Elon Soltes and Bill Marpet get up close and personal with legendary sports commentator Howard Cosell at his fancy Park Avenue home. The ever eloquent Cosell talks about a variety of issues pertaining to the Democratic National Convention. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Alternatives]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Alternatives]

    This video contains a segment edit 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. The segment features some of the happenings on the streets outside Madison Square Garden. The piece is followed by raw footage of the videomakers speaking with various politicians about Jimmy Carter and his nomination for the presidency. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #5]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #5]

    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. In this video, Jimmy Carter makes a short address at the Americana Hotel in Manhattan. We also see footage of numerous political groups protesting outside of the Democratic National Convention. Continue reading