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  • [Lamar Alexander, Phil Gramm campaign raw]

    00:00 Volunteers set up a breakfast buffet for campaign supporters. Reporters interview a man in line about changes to the Iowa Caucus. 02:01 Press conference with Lamar Alexander. Alexander puts on an apron and serves breakfast to supporters. 04:52 Alexander addresses supporters and talks about the importance of the Iowa Caucus amid the controversy of shifting primary dates. “There’s a little sideshow going on down in Louisiana today, which is nothing more than a media event which is designed to … Continue reading

  • [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

  • Why people don’t vote

    Why people don’t vote

    It’s likely that millions of eligible voters will choose not to go to the polls next Tuesday. In 2008, voter turnout was estimated at only 63%, and that was the highest since 1960. Trying to understand the reasons for this American phenomenon, John Callaway and Tom Weinberg interviewed non-voters from around the country in 1996. As our videos so often do, it still rings true today. Watch the full documentary None of the Above.

  • [The 90's Election Specials raw: Ross Perot press conference]

    [The 90's Election Specials raw: Ross Perot press conference]

    Raw footage for The 90’s election specials. This tape features a press conference on October 1, 1992, where Ross Perot, joined by Vice Admiral James Stockdale, announces his intention to re-enter the presidential race. Continue reading

  • [None of the Above raw #72]

    [None of the Above raw #72]

    This tape features raw footage for the documentary “None of the Above,” an in depth ethnographic look at non voting citizens in the U.S. In this video, the videomakers follow Frank RePass as he goes to his office in downtown New Orleans. Once there, Frank talks about a variety of subjects including: his thoughts on the political process, his love for genealogy, and his work as a lawyer. The videomakers also gather footage from in and around the city. Frank #6. Continue reading

  • [The 90's Election Specials raw: primary poll questions #2]

    [The 90's Election Specials raw: primary poll questions #2]

    Raw footage for The 90’s election specials. This tape features interviews with voters about whom they plan to vote for in the primary election. Continue reading

  • [None of the Above raw #52]

    [None of the Above raw #52]

    Raw footage of Gene Tencza for “None of the Above,” a documentary that highlights a number of non-voters during the 1996 presidential election and the rationale for why they don’t vote. Tom Weinberg uses a secondary camera to capture the process of shooting the interview. Part 2 of 2. Continue reading

  • [None of the Above raw #31]

    [None of the Above raw #31]

    Raw footage for “None of the Above,” a documentary focusing on non-voters during the 1996 presidential election. This tape features interviews with Michael and Holly Bowser of Morro Bay, California. Bowsers #1. Continue reading