Raw footage of the 1992 New Hampshire Democratic Primary campaigns.
0:00 Harkin signs a photo and makes an inscription to someone named “Joe” at the bar of a grill. People who look like campaign staffers walk around. He is at Nick Detini’s Luncheonette in Nashua, New Hampshire, and he visits with many people at the restaurant.
3:55 A flier about Harkin coming for breakfast at Nick Detini’s, and Harkin eating at another diner, Brother’s Deli and Restaurant. He greats people of Nashua. Harkin walks down the street for a photo op and talks to a newsperson. Harkin takes exception to the idea that the race is becoming a two person race.
8:21 Cameraman walks upstairs to a Harkin event. Harkin thanks a local supporter by name for help. Harkin talks to the crowd: “My Daddy always told me, the best social program is a job.” He speaks out against the greedy messages of Republican candidates. A book sits on his desk called, “Getting Elected.” He gives a historical speech talking about Herbert Hoover and Franklin Roosevelt.
20:45 End of speech. Harkin talks to some reporters about being in third place, and the trade deficit.
23:17 Harkin talks to a group of high school students in their student library. A couple of the students seem excited that he’s there but a little skeptical. The students look unimpressed.
31:24 Harkin talks to students after the formal question and answer session.
36:00 Harkin sits down and talks with a young student about her problems. She stays for a photo op.
38:55 Photos of a flag waving outside Winnacunnet High School.
39:35 Harkin talks to an older woman and other customers at another local restaurant.
40:17 Harkin talks to the press about the same old issues.
50:17 A New Hampshire man talks about New England voters.
53:47 A young girl talks about experiencing the primaries in New Hampshire.
1:01:28 End of tape.