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  • 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.

  • [Studs Terkel in three industrial films]

    [Studs Terkel in three industrial films]

    Three industrial films from the 1940s and ’50s that feature Studs Terkel. In an excerpt from “Beginning to Date” (1953) Terkel plays a high school diving instructor and offers advice to students on proper dating etiquette. The second film on this tape, “No Vacancies” (1946), is about the crisis that plagued many returning WWII soldiers who could not afford housing. Terkel is the narrator in this piece and for the final piece, “The Living City” (1953), which deals with urban issues.

  • [The 90’s raw: classical guitar player, what the French think of America]

    [The 90’s raw: classical guitar player, what the French think of America]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. The first segment is footage of a Chilean musician, who plays classical guitar in a small room in Paris. He talks about his Spartan lifestyle and his desire to become a professional musician. He then takes his guitar and goes to perform for change in the Metro. The second half of the tape covers the opinions of two French people on the United States.

  • Club Med Pulls

    Club Med Pulls

    Footage from a Club Med vacation in the Bahamas. Tourists play games and are interviewed about the coming of the computer age.

  • [Nuclear power plants]

    [Nuclear power plants]

    A documentary covering how nuclear power plants work, their safety issues, and public opinions on them. Don Johnson and Mike Gray speak with several industry employees as well as critics.

  • [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #67]

    [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #67]

    Raw footage for the documentary “Veeck: A Man For Any Season.” Last day. Veeck talks about computers and how they changed baseball, among other things.

  • Come out and play.

    A promotional video for Chicago Park District advertising programs, some new, some existing, at various Chicago Parks in September 2003. Divided into seven segments, each featuring a different park district program. Each segment is made up of narration over video and still photos of the various programs and parks that are featured.

  • The Documentary Channel: Enhanced TV Demo

    A short demo for an interactive function that can be used when watching The Documentary Channel using WebTV. This function allows the viewer to find information on the program that is currently playing, find future TV listings, chat with other viewers, etc.

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