[Chicago Slices raw: City Hall]

Shots of a Chicago City Council meeting. Seen on the tape are Ed Burke, Dick Mell, William Beavers, Dorothy Tillman, and Mayor Richard M. Daley. Also, Mayor Daley calls the Mayor of Phoenix for a bet on who will win the NBA Championship games: Chicago Bulls or Phoenix Suns.

00:00Copy video clip URL At a Chicago City Council meeting, a priest presides over a prayer.

00:13Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to drop frames. Continued footage of mundane activity before the council meeting.

01:02Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to drop frames. Continued footage of mundane activity before the council meeting.

02:07Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to drop frames. B-roll of the council meeting. Members are milling about.

02:47Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to drop frames. B-roll of the council meeting. Members are milling about, chit chat friendly.

03:14Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to drop frames. B-roll of the council meeting. Members are milling about, chit chat friendly.

04:18Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to drop frames. B-roll of the council meeting. Members are milling about, chit chat friendly.

04:45Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to drop frames. B-roll of the council meeting. Members are milling about, chit chat friendly. Various snippets of conversation.

08:00Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to drop frames. B-roll of the council meeting, various members speak with the press. Various b-roll of people milling about, some listen to speakers, some converse quietly among one another.

11:05Copy video clip URL A group of older men pose with a basketball. Mayor Daley autographs a basketball. They are  part of a group of players over 60 representing Chicago in the Senior Olympics in Baton Rouge. They want to bring the Senior Olympics to Chicago in 1997.

12:46Copy video clip URL B-roll of an Alderman being interviewed by the press. They want input and a more important role in deciding  important issues. The Alderman wants the administration and Aldermen to work together more. Various b-roll of people and journalists milling about, talking, interacting.

15:55Copy video clip URL Random b-roll of an empty office.

16:12Copy video clip URL Continued b-roll of the council meeting. The meeting has ended and members mill about. Some are talking to journalists. One council member being interviewed says black people have money. Blacks need to have a fair share of ownership. There are plenty blacks in this city with hundreds of millions of dollars.

18:30Copy video clip URL City officials at a press conference talk about a Sweep Task Force operation police have implemented in Cabrini Green to boost security and lower crime in the neighborhood.

19:30Copy video clip URL The City Clerk speaks talks about the Change Task Force. His speech is cut off and there is footage of a Crimes report from Cabrini Green.

20:07Copy video clip URL Back to the city clerk’s speech.

20:17Copy video clip URL Cut to Mayor Daley in mid speech about the problems of drugs and crimes. The CHA and members of the Task Force are working together. Vince Lane talks about the partnership and how it’s paying off.

21:20Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to tape degradation. Continue with Lane’s speech.

22:25Copy video clip URL A police officer shows the new security system in place at Cabrini Green and shows before and after photos.

23:00Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to tape degradation. Continued press conference about the Sweep Task Force stats.

23:31Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to tape degradation. Continued press conference about the Sweep Task Force stats.

25:29Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to tape degradation. Lane speaks about the killing of Dantrell Davis.

27:30Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to tape degradation. Continued speech from Lane. He says he will not negotiate with gangs. Daley adds gangs will move territory if the heat gets too high. They move their operations to the metropolitan area. The suburbs. Their operation is movable.

31:27Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to tape degradation. Continued speech from Lane.  After the killing we worked to take the community from what it was to what it is now. There were random shootings, people didn’t feel safe.

32:17Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to tape degradation. Mayor Richard Daley answers press questions about the gaming commission and the plans for an international theme park/gambling casino.

40:14Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to tape degradation. Continued footage of the Mayor answering questions.

41:17Copy video clip URL The press conference ends.

41:25Copy video clip URL B-roll of Bulls 1993 Championship game paraphernalia.  Mayor Daley, people mill about preparing for a press conference.

42:43Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to tape degradation. Continued b-roll of the event, press waiting for Daley to telephone the Mayor of Phoenix.

43:40Copy video clip URL Mayor Daley speaks with the Mayor of Phoenix, Arizona, on speaker phone to review conditions of a friendly bet on the Chicago Bulls-Phoenix Suns NBA Championship game. The two mayors talk about the bet they’ve made. The city of Phoenix is putting up $1,000 dollars to Make a Wish Foundation. The City of Chicago is wagering local foods: Chicago-style hot dogs, Chicago-style pizza, Chicago-style cheesecake, etc.

44:06Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to tape degradation. Continued conversation. The two mayors talk about the bet they’ve made.

46:32Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to tape degradation. The friendly conversation continues. It’ll be a good game. Two great teams and two great cities. Mayor Daley says hello to all the Chicago residents now living in Phoenix.

49:05Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to tape degradation. The mayor shakes hands with representatives from all the food sponsors.

51:50Copy video clip URL A representative from Hinckley water company give the mayor a piggy bank in the shape of one of  the company’s delivery trucks and says that if the Bulls win, he will donate $1,000 to put in this bank.

52:18Copy video clip URL Stop/re-start digitizing due to tape degradation. Continued milling about post conference. Journalists take pictures of the Chicago-style food. B-roll of the journalists packing up. Continued b-roll of the sponsored food.

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