This tape features raw footage for the documentary "None of the Above," an in-depth ethnographic look at non voters in the U.S. In this tape, the videomakers make their way through United Center during the 1996 Democratic National Convention.
00:09Copy video clip URL Tape begins with woman on megaphone directing people entering the convention center.
01:01Copy video clip URL Senator Ted Kennedy is approached by the camera.
1:15Copy video clip URL Producer Tom Weinberg interviews Commissioner Jesse White, who is now Illinois Secretary of State. He cites accomplishments of the Democratic Party, such as welfare, food stamps, green cards, affirmative action, etc. Weinberg tells him about Michael Johnson, a non-voter they met from Cabrini Green. White responds, “People who don’t … vote cannot cry, cannot yell, cannot say anything about what happens in society.”
6:00Copy video clip URL Camera cuts to the convention. Macarena by Los Del Rio plays as vice presidential nominee Al Gore walks on stage to deliver a speech at the 1996 Democratic National Convention.
7:00Copy video clip URL Camera cuts to the crowd cheering for presidential nominee Bill Clinton who stands at the stage. The crowd chants “Four more years.”
11:00Copy video clip URL Clinton begins his speech. Video has segments from his speech and the crowd waving flags.
13:30Copy video clip URL Clinton ends his speech. Cheering crowd continues.
15:00Copy video clip URL Close up shot of Hillary Clinton on stage with her husband.
16:00Copy video clip URL Confetti falls as country music plays.
17:45Copy video clip URL “Look at all this stuff, who’s going to clean it up?”
20:00Copy video clip URL Camera cuts to Weinberg putting a balloon over someone’s head before the tape ends.
20:30Copy video clip URL End of tape.