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  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Adlai Stevenson III interview]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Adlai Stevenson III interview]

    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 an interview with Senator Adlai Stevenson III, a vice presidential contender at the time. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Haircut, at the UN]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Haircut, at the UN]

    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. On this tape, Maxi Cohen gets her hair cut at a salon near Madison Square Garden. Later in the tape, Jody Procter goes on a tour of the United Nations building and speaks with a number of foreigners about Jimmy Carter’s possible presidency. Continue reading

  • [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: In the Garden]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: In the Garden]

    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 engineers, technicians, and newscasters inside Madison Square Garden as they prepare for the start of the convention the following day. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #22]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #22]

    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, we watch as videomaker Maxi Cohen navigates security requirements at the Americana Hotel in Midtown Manhattan during a press conference for Jimmy Carter. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #9]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #9]

    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 tape, we watch as the videomakers interview people at the Blarney Stone Bar in Midtown Manhattan about the DNC, which was occurring that week at nearby Madison Square Garden. The goal of the interviews was to show that regular people felt that mainstream media coverage of the event was inadequate, but the bar patrons seemed to be only interested in either watching the MLB All-Star game on TV or drinking. Continue reading