[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