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  • [Full Circle promo]

    [Full Circle promo]

    A taping of a dinner at Chicago’s Hull House, in which many prominent feminists and female activists come together to honor the memory and achievements of Jane Addams, the prominent social activist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient. Guests include: Magdalena Abakanowicz, Cheryl Carolus, Hyun-Kyung Chung, Johnnetta Cole, Mirna Cunningham, Nawal El Saadawi, Susan Faludi, Susan Grode, Anita Hill, Dolores Huerta, Devaki Jain, Wilma Mankiller, Gloria Steinem, & Addie Wyatt.

  • [The Vietnam challenge rough cut]

    In January 1998, Kartemquin films traveled to present day Vietnam to document the unfathomable: the uniting of former sworn enemies, groups of American and Vietnamese veterans, for an arduous 16 day, 1,200 mile bicycle expedition from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City. The event was named The Vietnam Challenge. The Vietnam Challenge is the brainchild of World T.E.A.M. (The Exceptional Athlete Matters) Sports, a North Carolina based, non-profit organization that stages high profile athletic events with the notion that there is great value in building diverse teams. The tape focuses on the emotional impact of the journey on the veterans. We see the entire trip and examine the impact that the soldiers’ disabilities have had on their lives.

  • Image Union, episode 0218: Cost Of Cotton

    Image Union, episode 0218: Cost Of Cotton

    Image Union episode featuring “Cost of Cotton” by Luis Argueta and David Temple. Documentary about the negative impact of cotton farming in Guatemala. The main focus is on the use of dangerous pesticides, specifically DDT

  • Radio Faces #1

    Radio Faces #1

    A program following several Chicago radio personalities and examining the business of radio in Chicago. The program contains footage of the personalities at work (both on the air and off the air) and follows some of them during their time outside of work. Other people interviewed include various station managers and executives and Chicago radio critic, Robert Feder. Some personalities featured include: WGN ‘s Bob Collins, WGCI’s Tom Joyner, WBEZ’s Dick Buckley, WXRT’s Terri Hemmert, WLUP’s Steve Dahl, Garry Meier, Kevin Matthews, and Jonathon Brandmeier.

  • Robyn Smith #4

    Robyn Smith #4

    B-roll of Robyn Smith walking from the horse stables of a racetrack onto the track itself and back to the stables.

  • [Once A Star raw: Bobby and Dennis Hull #7]

    [Once A Star raw: Bobby and Dennis Hull #7]

    This tape is comprised of a short interview segment with hockey legend Bobby Hull, as well as some b-roll of Bobby and brother Dennis Hull skating and shooting around an ice rink. In the interview, Hull gives insight into the fleeting nature of playing on a hockey team, his relationship with his brother Dennis, and his current career in the cattle business. It was shot for the documentary Once A Star.

  • Artbeat Chicago, episode 404

    Artbeat Chicago, episode 404

    In this episode of Artbeat Chicago, the renovation and renewal of the Chicago Theater district is discussed, a young actress playing the role of gospel singer Mahalia Jackson is profiled, a throng of classic black art is showcased in the downtown gallery scene, and a production based on the life of Peggy Guggenheim is visited. Studs Terkel briefly appears in the piece on Mahalia Jackson.

  • [Studs Terkel interview for Charlie Rose, part 3]

    [Studs Terkel interview for Charlie Rose, part 3]

    This is part three of a forty five minute interview with Studs Terkel. In this tape, Terkel briefly talks about the lack of imagination in the television world, his son Dan, and the humor of the human race. Terkel also leaves an amusing message for Charlie Rose.

 
 
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