[Iowa & Our Presidents excerpt]

An excerpt from Bill Stamets' documentary about the 1988 presidential primaries.

00:00Copy video clip URL Footage of Republican contender Jack Kemp and wife Joanne walking down a driveway with the documentary crew.

00:28Copy video clip URL Call center volunteers urge Iowa voters to the polls.

00:49Copy video clip URL Al Gore stretches and jogs.

01:23Copy video clip URL After speaking to a crowd, Bob Dole asks, “What do I do now?”

01:34Copy video clip URL Gary Hart meets with the owner of a suit shop in an Iowa shopping mall. The camera zooms in on a headless mannequin.

02:13Copy video clip URL Dick Gephart prepares his talking points with a radio DJ and decides to appeal to Iowa voters with discussion of a recent farm bill.

03:11Copy video clip URL Jack Kemp meets elderly voters.

03:34Copy video clip URL Footage of dissected pig snouts on table.

03:52Copy video clip URL George Bush poses for photos with a corn plant in a greenhouse press conference.

05:20Copy video clip URL Rev. Jesse Jackson meets young Iowans and signs a government employee’s paycheck.

07:08Copy video clip URL Footage of groundskeepers and visitors in front of the White House.

08:13Copy video clip URL Footage of field workers digging up tulip plants.

08:40Copy video clip URL Footage of a “Washington for Jesus” rally on the National Mall. A mannequin dressed as Uncle Sam falls over and a woman rushes to prop it back up.

09:21Copy video clip URL A policeman enters the White House gate.

09:29Copy video clip URL End credit: Funded in part by Art Matters, Inc.

09:40Copy video clip URL End of tape.

 

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