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  • The Bill Veeck Show: Sex And The College Student

    The Bill Veeck Show: Sex And The College Student

    Host Bill Veeck and his guests discuss the issue of sex on college campuses. Dr. Alfred Flarsheim had recently published a book called “Sex and the College Student,” so his research was used as a guide. The other two guests, Andrea Tyree and Frank Wallace, were described as consultants. The panel’s feeling is that at that point in history, sexual morality was shifting, due in large part to the widespread availability of birth control methods. The guests describe sexuality as switching from being bounded by public morality to a private morality. The feeling is that since pregnancy is no longer a concern, the moral issue for couples is now whether sex is the “right” thing to do in the context of their relationship. The discussion moves between topics, but generally focuses on whether/how to enforce moral norms onto sexuality.

  • This Is My World

    0:00 Bars and tone, slate, black.

  • [Addie Green – Tom talks to kids – Wildlife Way Station – Prisoner TV show]

    [Addie Green – Tom talks to kids – Wildlife Way Station – Prisoner TV show]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series, The 90’s. Addie Green talks about her passion for food and eating right and creating a respectable restaurant in Washington, DC, that celebrates natural foods and healthy cooking. Tom Weinberg interviews young kids about their perspective on getting old. Followed by a brief segment with Martina Colette’s Wildlife Way Station in Angeles National Forest, California, a shelter for abandoned exotic animals. Last, there is a segment about Jeff Town, which has a tv production program for inmates.

  • [The 90’s raw: Norval Morris]

    [The 90’s raw: Norval Morris]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Interview with Norval Morris (1923-2004), University of Chicago law professor and advocate for criminal justice. He describes the iniquities in the American criminal justice system.

  • L.A. Riots

    L.A. Riots

    Andrew Jones goes to Los Angeles in the aftermath of the riots of 1992. He speaks with many people about the racial issues that sparked this uprising–the feeling that blacks and Latinos had been systematically discriminated against in their own neighborhoods for years. The main complaint is that stores in their neighborhoods were owned by whites and Koreans and they were overcharged for all services and products. Much of the tension appears to be between the blacks/Latinos and the Korean shop owners. Another interesting feature of the tape is the discussion of the differing motives between rioters and looters and between the actions in different parts of the city. For example, in some areas, only specific businesses, those that were seen as longtime oppressors, were targeted. A man shows footage from his camcorder of the looting, and notes that all of the looters were white, and all were smiling. Clearly, the situation in Los Angeles was far from simple. This tape is a fascinating glimpse into the psychology of the time period.

  • [Jane Byrne’s Easter at Cabrini, Weinberg / Finerty edit]

    [Jane Byrne’s Easter at Cabrini, Weinberg / Finerty edit]

    Tom Weinberg and Tom Finerty’s edit of Jane Byrne’s Easter Celebration at Cabrini Green. Shot for “Ambassadors of Cabrini.” Footage of an Easter celebration held by Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne at Cabrini Green, where she was temporarily living at the time. The tape begins with Byrne trying to lead the crowd in religious songs. However, after a short period of footage of Byrne’s official program, the camera turns to a large group of protesters (presumably Cabrini Green residents) who are angry at Byrne for her policies towards African-Americans, shouting, “We need jobs, not eggs!” In a widely publicized PR stunt, Byrne had briefly taken up residence in Cabrini Green, the notorious housing project. The protesters are almost immediately beaten by the police and taken to jail. The remainder of the tape is the crew’s attempt to understand what happened and locate the jailed demonstrators.

  • [The 90’s raw: Fax Art & Black Memorabilia]

    [The 90’s raw: Fax Art & Black Memorabilia]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. A fax art show and a black memorabilia trade show.

  • [The 90’s raw: Meredith Duhamel]

    [The 90’s raw: Meredith Duhamel]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Interview by Starr Sutherland with Meredith Duhamel, AIDS educator in San Mateo County, CA. She discusses how tactics in AIDS education have changed from the ’80s to the ’90s.

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