[The 90’s Election Specials raw: Clinton at church #2]

Raw tape for The 90's election specials. Bill Clinton visits Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church on Martin Luther King Drive in the South Side of Chicago. Rev. Joseph Well is the pastor. This tape begins with Clinton's speech to the congregation. The sound echoes throughout the church and is hard to understand. Afterwards, he stays for more gospel music, looking relaxed and charismatic.

00:00Copy video clip URL Clinton begins with a litany of challenges we face, particularly economically.

03:09Copy video clip URL “We have lost our vision as a country.”

09:28Copy video clip URL Clinton speaks of the divisions in our country. He quotes President Lincoln, who said, “A House Divided Cannot Stand.”

14:28Copy video clip URL Clinton wraps his speech up by saying, “We can do better, and we will.”  Pastor Well leads the congregation by preaching and speaking about the government, while the organ plays in the background.

17:28Copy video clip URL Gospel choir sings, while Clinton enjoys himself by clapping along to the beat. Clinton then walks out, shaking hands with the congregation as he leaves.

24:32Copy video clip URL Interview with two boys outside the church, who are fans of Clinton.

26:40Copy video clip URL Interview with another congregation member, who plans to vote for Clinton due to his understanding of the plight of poor, black people. He also likes Clinton because he’s from the south.

28:35Copy video clip URL End of tape.

 

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