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  • [Frazier Thomas obituary]

    0:00 CBS newscaster Harry Porterfield mentions death of Frazier Thomas. Continue reading

  • Atkins #1

    Atkins #1

    B-roll and off-the-cuff talks with legendary Chicago Bears Defensive End, Doug Atkins. Atkins, who lives in Tennessee, goes about his daily routine as a sales representative for the Coors Brewing Company. After visiting a local supermarket, Atkins drives around town in his truck, discussing the 1985 Chicago Bears team, what it’s like to be 55 years old, and his desire to relax out in the country. Continue reading

  • [Abbie Hoffman raw #2]

    [Abbie Hoffman raw #2]

    This tape features the second part of an interview with activist Abbie Hoffman at the Chicago Amphitheater on the 20th anniversary of 1968 Democratic National Convention. In the tape, Hoffman briefly talks about his book “Steal This Urine Test.” Timecode onscreen. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Lunch With Jack Brickhouse]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Lunch With Jack Brickhouse]

    LUNCH WITH…JACK BRICKHOUSE: Hall of Fame WGN-TV broadcaster, voice of the Chicago Cubs and Sox. Interviewed by Tom Weinberg at the 410 Club in the Wrigley Building. Talks about Minnie Minoso and other characters in sports and broadcasting that he has encountered in his career. They step out onto Michigan Ave. just north of the Chicago River. The street has been rededicated as “Jack Brickhouse Way.” Continue reading

  • [Veeck baseball clips]

    [Veeck baseball clips]

    Footage of baseball highlights and highlights of Bill Veeck’s career, including many of his famous promotional stunts. Continue reading

  • Kerouac

    A documentary about the seminal beat novelist, Jack Kerouac, that combines narration and current interviews with vintage footage, interviews, still photos, and excepts and dramatic re-enactments from some of Kerouac’s autobiographical novels; including Maggie Cassidy, Dr. Sax, Visions of Cody, Visions of Gerard, Vanity of Duluoz, Desolation Angels, Dharma Bums, Big Sur, On the Road, and The Town and the City. Continue reading

  • Atkins #2

    Atkins #2

    An interview with Hall of Fame Defensive End Doug Atkins. Atkins examines the years following his retirement from the NFL, which have been largely comprised of an odyssey of different careers in all parts of the country. Atkins also discusses his short turn as an actor, as well as his time with the Chicago Bears and Cleveland Browns. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Geoff Hoyle]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Geoff Hoyle]

    This video contains raw footage for the television show “Chicago Slices.” Videomaker Skip Blumberg interviews actor and comedian Geoff Hoyle. Hoyle talks about his part in the “new Vaudevillians” tradition and his interest in studying the human condition and relaying it back to his audience. Continue reading

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