[Rostenkowski raw: Rosty on TV]

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

0:00 News reports on the FALN arrest in Evanston and the surrender of Weather Underground member Bernadine Dohrn.

3:30 Tom Weinberg does onscreen pledge drive for WTTW.

4:44 Clip from “Sherlock Holmes in Washington.”

18:40 7UP commercial with baseball player George Brett.

19:10 Very staticky footage of Rostenkowski on WMAQ-TV’s “Today in Chicago” show with nearly inaudible audio. Talking about having to overcome resistance on the part of the Regan administration to push through important social programs.

 

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