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  • [The 90s Election Specials raw: John Rossen #1]

    [The 90s Election Specials raw: John Rossen #1]

    Raw footage of a interview conducted for “The 90’s” with John Rossen, a Spanish Civil War veteran, former Communist Party member, and now editor of The New Patriot, a left-wing newspaper published in Chicago.

  • Lord Of The Universe

    Lord Of The Universe

    This video is for personal/educational use only. More info at TVTVNow: //www.tvtvnow.com/

    Produced by video pioneers TVTV, this video won the prestigious Columbia-duPont award for documentaries. It explores the mystery of Guru Maharaj Ji, the sixteen-year-old leader of a cult-like new age group, the Divine Light Mission (DLM), known to his followers as “The Lord of the Universe.” The video investigates the Guru’s opulent living conditions and the secrecy surrounding his teachings, as well as portraying the dissolution of the 1960s counterculture towards the close of the Vietnam War. It chronicles a gathering of his followers at Houston’s Astrodome in 1974 as they wait for its promised levitation, and features interviews with devotee Rennie Davis and skeptic Abbie Hoffman.

  • [Studs Terkel raw interview for Anthem]

    [Studs Terkel raw interview for Anthem]

    This is a full one camera unedited interview with Studs Terkel, who speaks about his life, politics, history, and America.

  • Satellite Summit, part 1

    Satellite Summit, part 1

    Part of the Global Perspectives on War and Peace Collection. Satellite Summit featuring debate on the United States’ proposed Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), which would protect the U.S. from nuclear missile attack (presumably from the Soviet Union). Expert panelists in Washington D.C. debate with panelists in Hamburg, Germany via satellite.

  • [The 90’s raw : Panama – John Dinges – Erika presentation]

    [The 90’s raw : Panama – John Dinges – Erika presentation]

    Raw tape for The 90’s. There are three sections to this tape: U.S. military intervention in Panama, a very in-depth discussion with Panama expert John Dinges on Manuel Noriega (and a possible cover-up in Noriega’s case), and a screening of footage of Erika Becker talking about cerebral palsy for preschool children.

  • [Vito Marzullo raw #32]

    [Vito Marzullo raw #32]

    Raw tape #32 for Vito Marzullo. City Council with Vito wired #2. Vito at a city council meeting. While speakers drone on, lavishing praise on Mayor Michael Bilandic, Marzullo makes behind-the-scenes deals with his colleagues. A wireless microphone catches the intrigue.

  • [Rostenkowski raw #203]

    [Rostenkowski raw #203]

    Raw footage from the 1981 documentary “Rostenkowski,” a portrait of House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dan Rostenkowski, a powerful figure in Chicago (and national) politics. The footage is from a rally for Rostenkowski in the field house in Chicago’s Pulaski Park (which sits in Rostenkowski’s district on Chicago’s northwest side). Rostenkowski acknowledges the camera crew’s presence while on stage and has the audience give a round of applause to Tom Weinberg. He then introduces Judge Robert J. Sulski, who is running for retention (re-election). Sulski reminds the audience that a judge running for retention needs to gain 60% of the vote to win. Rostenkowski reiterates what Sulski said. Rosty next introduces Nick Melas, the president of the Chicago Sanitary District, who is running for reelection.

  • [Rostenkowski raw: New York Democratic convention #6]

    [Rostenkowski raw: New York Democratic convention #6]

    Raw footage from the 1981 documentary “Rostenkowski,” a portrait of House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dan Rostenkowski, a powerful figure in Chicago (and national) politics. On the floor of the convention center at the 1980 Democratic National Convention. Features footage of Rostenkowski on the speakers’ podium and outside the convention hall. He comments on how well the convention has gone. He goes on to discuss making compromises between competing factions of the Democratic Party when setting the Party’s platform. Later in the video, back inside the convention hall, President Jimmy Carter is giving a speech, presumably his nomination acceptance speech. After Carter’s speech, the hall erupts into celebration (boisterous music, balloon drop, etc.).

 
 
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