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  • [Howard Zinn raw #14: Lecture on the omissions and the nature of history]

    [Howard Zinn raw #14: Lecture on the omissions and the nature of history]

    Howard Zinn gives a talk at the University of Georgia. He discusses the idea of neutrality and objectivity in history, the omission of the labor struggle from American history, the Civil Rights movement, and his personal experiences as a worker, soldier, and teacher. Continue reading

  • [Howard Zinn raw #2: Initial readings of A People’s History of the United States]

    [Howard Zinn raw #2: Initial readings of A People’s History of the United States]

    A history teacher leads a discussion with her class at York High School in Oak Park on Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States. They discuss their reactions to the book, his purpose behind writing it, and how it has affected their perpsective on American history. Continue reading

  • [Inner City Art]

    [Inner City Art]

    This video starts out with the videomaker Judith Binder going to a nail salon. She then visits Inner-City Art, an after-school type program for children going to school in the inner city. Following this she goes to Venice Beach and talks with a few homeless people and then tapes along the Boardwalk. Continue reading

  • The Hypercube Projections & Slicing + others

    The Hypercube Projections & Slicing + others

    This tape features two distinct pieces: “Hypercube Projects” and “This Is Early Bird.” At the end of the video there are a series of loading screens and LANDSAT images of San Francisco Bay and the Seattle area. “Hypercube” is an instructional video that describes geometrical transformations–rotations, projections, and slicings–within two, three, and four-dimensional space. The catalog contains a full transcription of the narration. “This Is Early Bird” was produced for CBS as part of a documentary/educational show about Intelsat1, the world’s first commercial communications satellite. The show also includes basic educational introductions about how geosynchronous satellites function and enter their orbits. Continue reading

  • John (Mr. Computer) #2

    John (Mr. Computer) #2

    The tape features a demo for the television show “Wired In.” While the  program never actually came to fruition, the footage and demos put together are an interesting look into the the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. In this video, we watch as computer enthusiast Jon, a.k.a. Mr. Computer, speaks with the Wired In crew about the computer industry. Continue reading

  • CamNet, episode 1302

    CamNet, episode 1302

    Epidose 1302 of “CamNet,” a two hour cable program produced by Nancy Cain and friends in L.A. in the mid-90s. This episode features video from a tunnel infrastructure project in Oahu, Hawaii; a subway construction project in Los Angeles, California, and Louis ‘Studs’ Terkel speaking at his bridge dedication ceremony in Chicago, Illinois. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #26]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #26]

    This video contains raw footage shot for “Five Day Bicycle Race,” a project comprised of live in-studio commentary and taped edited coverage of the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Produced by independent videomakers calling themselves The Image Union (including many members of TVTV and Videofreex), it aired on Manhattan Cable for three hours per night for five days during the convention. This video covers a champagne breakfast and fashion show at Bloomingdale’s in Manhattan. Various attendees and convention delegates are interviewed about their experience in New York and their thoughts on the convention. Continue reading

  • [Wired In raw: Jamie (Jay) Fenton follow up #1]

    [Wired In raw: Jamie (Jay) Fenton follow up #1]

    The tape features raw footage shot for a television show called “Wired In.” While the program never actually came to fruition, the footage and demos put together are an interesting look into the the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. In this video, Jamie (Jay) Fenton of Bally/Midway discusses the problems that plagued The Adventures of Robby Roto, a video game that ultimately failed to make a mark in the video game market. Continue reading

 
 
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