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  • [HSA Strike 1975 raw #2]

    [HSA Strike 1975 raw #2]

    Raw footage for HSA Strike 1975. The strike began on October 27th, 1975, and lasted for 18 days—the longest and largest doctors’ strike in the US. The strike was organized by the Housestaff Association (HSA), a union of residents and interns. They were protesting against the working conditions and poor facilities at Cook County Hospital, Chicago’s only public hospital which mostly served the city’s poor and uninsured.

    This tape features footage of the strike, including interviews with passersby and various people attending the protests, notably Jesse Jackson. Continue reading

  • [HSA Strike 1975 raw #1]

    [HSA Strike 1975 raw #1]

    Raw footage for HSA Strike 1975. The strike began on October 27th, 1975, and lasted for 18 days—the longest and largest doctors’ strike in the US. The strike was organized by the Housestaff Association (HSA), a union of residents and interns. They were protesting against the working conditions and poor facilities at Cook County Hospital, Chicago’s only public hospital which mostly served the city’s poor and uninsured.

    In this tape, workers meet to discuss the strike and the future of Cook County Hospital. Also includes footage on the street during the strike. Continue reading

  • [Voices of Cabrini raw #101]

    [Voices of Cabrini raw #101]

    Raw video shot for “Voices of Cabrini.” Shot between 1995-1999, it documented the Cabrini Green redevelopment project proposed and carried out by the City of Chicago. The video features preparations for a large pro-resident rally and then a failed meeting with city officials in Near North High School. The demonstrators walk to the high school, but the potential meeting between them, Jesse White, and Alderman Walter Burnett goes awry when the crowd becomes too incensed. 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

  • [The 90s Election Specials raw: Gus Savage Rally #2]

    [The 90s Election Specials raw: Gus Savage Rally #2]

    Footage for The 90’s Election Specials. This tape features a continuation of footage of the “Truth Rally” for incumbent Congressman Gus Savage, running for reelection against Mel Reynolds (who ultimately defeats Savage). The rally takes place in the Third Baptist Church on Chicago’s South Side, where Gus Savage eventually makes a scathing speech against Mel Reynolds. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: pro-choice demonstration]

    [The 90’s raw: pro-choice demonstration]

    Raw footage for the award-winning TV series The 90’s. This tape features video of a pro-choice demonstration. Women protest outside Hill and Knowlton, an advertising agency that was representing the Catholic bishops in America in their campaign against legalized abortion. They march and give speeches stating their opposition to Hill and Knowlon’s actions and try to pressure the firm to drop the account. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Rick Hornung]

    [The 90’s raw: Rick Hornung]

    Raw footage for The 90’s. Interview with Rick Hornung, staff writer at The Village Voice, about the Mohawk civil war. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s Election Specials raw: Carol Moseley Braun with Gloria Steinem]

    [The 90’s Election Specials raw: Carol Moseley Braun with Gloria Steinem]

    Raw tape for The 90’s election specials. This tape covers the 1992 Illinois Senatorial primary between incumbent Alan Dixon, Carol Moseley Braun, and Al Hofeld. A “meet the candidate and get-out-the-vote rally” for Carol Moseley Braun featuring Gloria Steinem. Braun eventually became the first (and only) black woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate. There is no audio for the second segment of the tape. Continue reading