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  • If the Atomic Bomb Explodes, Duck and Cover!

    If the Atomic Bomb Explodes, Duck and Cover!

    An alternate cut of the 1950s civil defense film advising us to duck and cover if the atomic bomb explodes. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82_SFenja6E] “Quick Hits From The Archive.” To watch the full version of this piece at Media Burn, click here. Want more archival video? Go to our website. Media Burn needs your help! If you would like to donate to the archive, you can do so here.

  • Happy Birthday Chicago!

    Happy Birthday Chicago!

    Chicago is celebrating its 173rd birthday today, and who better to talk about the city than our good friend and legendary Chicago personality Studs Terkel. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJlz_xb46EM] “Quick Hits From The Archive.” To watch the full version of this piece at Media Burn, click here. Want more archival video? Go to our website. Media Burn needs your help! If you would like to donate to the archive, you can do so here.

  • A Conversation with TV Legend Howard Cosell

    A Conversation with TV Legend Howard Cosell

    Sports Journalist and television legend Howard Cosell talks about his hopes to become a political reporter. Shot in 1976 at his home in New York City during the Democratic National Convention. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDVCPSIFtC4] “Quick Hits From The Archive.” To watch the full version of this piece at Media Burn, click here. Want more archival video? Go to our website. Media Burn needs your help! If you would like to donate to the archive, you can do so here.

  • Night of the Invasion

    Night of the Invasion

    There’s nothing quite like portable video. It’s one of the best ways to tell a story, particularly when there’s danger and action. Take a look at this piece on Videomaker Andrew Jones and his dangerous venture into the heart of a war zone during the U.S. invasion of Panama in December of 1989. Click here to watch Deep Dish TV’s “The Underground Voices of the Panamanian People.” Produced by Che Che Martinez.

  • Chicago Characters – Jerry’s Deli 1976

    Chicago Characters – Jerry’s Deli 1976

    Excerpt from “Jerry’s Deli” by Tom Palazzolo. A film about a Chicago deli on Grand Ave. famous for the owner’s temperamental antics. To watch the full version of this piece at Media Burn, click here.  

  • The Life of a Hobo

    The Life of a Hobo

    “Hobo” by Tom Finerty. A clip from the emmy Award-winning documentary that examines the quickly vanishing vagabond culture in the United States. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRJlx0RNaWg] “Quick Hits From The Archive.” To watch the full version of this piece at Media Burn, click here. For more on Tom Finerty, click here. Want more archival video? Go to our website. Media Burn needs your help! If you would like to donate to the archive, you can do so here.

  • Chicago Bars of the Past

    Chicago Bars of the Past

    People and places that aren’t around any more are an important part of our historic video archive. Take a look at this piece shot at O’Rourke’s Public House in Old Town; another at McCuddy’s Bar across the street from the old Comiskey Park; and a conversation about neighborhood taverns between author/interviewer Studs Terkel and his pal, columnist Mike Royko.

  • Harold Washington For Mayor of Chicago 1983

    Harold Washington For Mayor of Chicago 1983

    For more 1983 campaign ads, click here.

 
 
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