[The 90s Election Specials raw: Columbus day parade]

Footage for The 90's Election Specials. Videomaker Andrew Jones travels on the coach bus (from Peter Pan bus company) used by the Bill Clinton campaign to Springfield, Massachusetts, where a Columbus day parade is about to take place.

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00:07Copy video clip URL Two people on a bus talk about the genius of the Clinton / Gore campaign in using a motorcoach, because smaller reporters could afford to follow them. The candidates were also willing to talk individually with people along the way. One of them tells an anecdote about Governor Clinton going out for his morning jog.

02:56Copy video clip URL Shots of a mini bus/motorcoach. A man shows Jones an old motorcoach, and a teenager drives the mini-bus.

04:54Copy video clip URL People prepare for a parade in Springfield Massachusetts–including marching bands, “Captain Hook” and “Tinkerbell.” Notable moments below:

09:15Copy video clip URL A teenage mutant ninja turtle tells the camera he supports Clinton.

14:17Copy video clip URL The mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts, Robert Markel speaks monotonously but pleasantly about the parade.

19:23Copy video clip URL Some elaborately dressed clowns.

25:05Copy video clip URL Someone dressed as a gorilla.

27:24Copy video clip URL One of the men from the bus company tells Jones about the Secret Service work for the motorcade. “They infiltrated the complete motorcade but they never made themselves a bothersome group… They are the unsung heroes of the whole motorcade.”

29:52Copy video clip URL Shot of a beautiful river in autumn with music in the background.

31:07Copy video clip URL End of tape.



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