Raw footage for The 90's election specials. Democratic National Convention, Sunday #1. Footage of Madison Square Garden being set-up. Religious and pro-choice groups demonstrate on the street. Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley hosts a party sponsored by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade.
00:00Copy video clip URL Footage from a cab driving into New York City.
00:40Copy video clip URL Footage from inside the convention center. The breakdown of different states’ votes are read from the podium.
07:05Copy video clip URL Policemen line-up outside of Penn Station.
07:39Copy video clip URL On the street, citizens demonstrate for and against abortion rights. They shout to Congressman Tom Foley.
09:35Copy video clip URL A priest preaches to a group on the street.
11:00Copy video clip URL Brass players perform at the entrance of guests to Daley’s garden party.
12:10Copy video clip URL Guests mingle at the party. A guest speaks on President George H.W. Bush’s culpability, the likelihood of Governor Bill Clinton’s success in the general election, and voices her support for Senatorial candidate Carol Moseley Braun. Another says that as a delegate she had very little input in the forming of the planks and that the biggest event of the trip was visiting a friend in Brooklyn.
18:03Copy video clip URL Mayor Daley is introduced by Barry Sullivan. He speaks on the unity, support, and commitment necessary to elect Bill Clinton. He cites economic concerns as the reason a Clinton victory is necessary. Daley and guests mingle after his speech.
22:15Copy video clip URL Tape ends.