Raw footage for The 90's election specials. Skip Blumberg visits the Clinton/Gore national campaign headquarters in Little Rock, Arkansas. He talks to the (mostly) very young volunteers and employees about their interest and role in the campaign and also to some veterans about how campaigns are changing with technology.
00:00Copy video clip URL A young campaign volunteer on the phone, in the messy headquarters, says that college students are ideal to work for the campaign. He himself is an assistant press secretary.
10:04Copy video clip URL The Arkansas press secretary, general office shots.
14:15Copy video clip URL A young man in charge of all media directed at young people talks about reaching out to the 18-25 age group, which was apathetic during the ’80s. “We try and get college people psyched.”
20:40Copy video clip URL General shots of the press office, interview with the receptionist.
25:54Copy video clip URL Interview with the national press secretary, Avis LaVelle. Videomaker Skip Blumberg asks her about secrecy in campaigns (since The 90’s was not allowed to see the Bush headquarters). He also questions her about technology. More general shots of the office.
42:09Copy video clip URL Interview with Bill Krause, who has a camcorder of his own. He is the information systems coordinator for the Clinton campaign. He has been involved in four other presidential campaigns previously, beginning with Carter, and talks about the impact of technology and computers on the campaign. They are just beginning to use email in the campaign, throughout all the offices nationwide, as well as the traveling campaign.
58:55Copy video clip URL Shots of the technology used in the 1992 Clinton campaign: laptops, etc.
01:01:32Copy video clip URL End of tape.