[Rostenkowski raw – NY Democratic convention 1]

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Raw footage from the 1981 documentary "Rostenkowski," a portrait of the House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dan Rostenkowski, a powerful figure in Chicago (and national) politics.

00:00 August 10, 1980 in New York City for the 1980 Democratic National Convention. We open with shots of Tom Weinberg on a NYC street. Then exterior shots of the NY Hilton Hotel. Then shots of New York City Transit Authority Bus whose electronic sign reads “New York City – The Big Apple.”

03:56 We go inside the conventional at Madison Square Garden. Weinberg and crew wander the conventional hall, occasionally getting brief glimpses of U.S. House Speaker Tip O’Neill and Dan Rostenkowski.

19:36 Weinberg & crew at a NY Yankees game. The Yankees are playing the Chicago White Sox. Tape ends at 22:30.

 

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