Watch It!, episode 104-2

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A "video scrapbook" featuring camcorder footage from people around the world. This episode is devoted to Chicago politics.

00:00 Intro.

01:12 Campaign commercial for Jane Byrne.

01:42 Segment from “Jane Byrne Election Night.” A short documentary following Chicago Mayoral Candidate Jayne Byrne on February 27, 1979, the night she is elected Mayor of Chicago.

18:47 Les Brown Commercial.

20:17 Campaign commercial for Jane Byrne.

20:44 A segment shot on Mayor Jane Byrne’s last day of her promotional stunt, living at the Chicago housing project, Cabrini-Green. This video shows what the evening news didn’t… demonstrators protesting at the event being arrested by undercover police officers, and the other police confrontations after the arrests began. It continues as the protesters go to the police station to see those arrested.

37:11 An ad for a contest to win free Chicago White Sox tickets from Watch It!.

37:41. Commercial for Gold Coast Dogs.

38:16 A parody of a mayoral campaign commercial.

39:12 An excerpt from the “Vito Marzullo,” a 1978 documentary about Vito Marzullo, Chicago’s 25th Ward Alderman, and one of the last of the old time machine politicians.

58:51 Les Brown Commercial.

01:00:20 An ad for a contest to win free Chicago White Sox tickets from Watch It!.

01:00:40 End of Tape.



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