Raw footage for The 90's election specials. Clinton debate prep Kansas City #1. In Kansas City as Bill Clinton's team prepares for the first of three presidential debates. Footage of James Carville, Bill Clinton, and George Stephanopoulos behind the scenes.
00:00Copy video clip URL Videomakers Scott Jacobs and Tom Weinberg arrive in the Kansas City airport, and then the tape cuts to the Westin Crown Center hotel, where Clinton’s team does debate prep. Clinton’s team emerges from a room and walks down a hallway.
02:44Copy video clip URL Tape cuts to a television, and James Carville, Bill Clinton, and George Stephanopoulos watch news coverage of the candidates (including footage of Carville’s girlfriend, Mary Matalin, a Republican political adviser).
06:32Copy video clip URL Footage of the Clinton team making phone calls, watching news coverage, etc, in a large room equipped with tables, computers and phones.
08:55Copy video clip URL A good shot of Carville’s jean jacket, imprinted with a donkey and Clinton’s name.
13:49Copy video clip URL Other press are allowed in to tape b-roll Clinton footage, and for the majority of the tape, Clinton just talks on the phone (endorsing various Democratic candidates), meets with people or chats with the press.
25:29Copy video clip URL The press move into the hotel hallway, where Clinton poses with a baby and its parents before greeting other supporters. After Clinton disappears, Jacobs and Weinberg chat with the parents. Just before the tape ends, there is tape of the hotel’s neon sign.
30:55Copy video clip URL End of tape.