[Media Burn independent video archive sampler]

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0:00 Four More Years clip. Opening (cutting between Nixon supporters and protesters), Kissinger.

0:45 The 90’s. Bill Clinton is forced to repeatedly walk back and forth with a bag for photographers.

1:20 The 90’s. Sen Alfonse D’Amato (R) of New York argues with Stoney Burke about the amount of money that politicians should make.

2:12 Satellite TV clip of Larry King and Bill Clinton talking during a commercial break. King tells Clinton that Ted Turner is a big fan and will “serve him” after he is elected.

2:45 TVTV Goes to the Superbowl. Bill Murray with Johnny Unitas.

3:35 “Adland” by TVTV. George Lois, chairman, Lois, Holland, Callaway, New York, explains the power th at comes from commercial production – “Poom! It’s like poison gas… Poom! That’s sensational. Oh yeah, that’s great.”

4:15 The 90’s. New York Cab driver Robert Demella with Skip Blumberg. “Do you realize our generation that grew up on tv is probably the STUPIDEST generation to come down the pike?” “If it’s not quick, if it’s not easy, if it’s not fast food junk for the mind, you don’t wanna hear about it.”

4:55 Studs on a Soapbox. Clips cutting across 30 years with Studs telling the same story likening himself to a gold prospector.

5:35 Leo A. Goldstein. “In 1939, I had $419 dollars in the bank. I withdrew $400, and I became a partner in a business.”

5:55 Excerpt from “Ambassadors of Cabrini” by Lilly Ollinger. Documentary about the Jesse White Tumblers, a gymnastic group made up predominantly of kids from the Chicago Housing Authority ‘s Cabrini Green. In this clip, we watch the Tumblers perform in the hallways of Cabrini and hear them talk about disadvantages they have suffered growing up in the projects. “We can do the stuff that [the white kids] do. They can do it a little bit better because they have more money.”

6:40 Muddy Waters and Mick Jagger at the Checkerboard Lounge.

7:14 Media Burn car crash.

 

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