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  • The Good Times Are Killing Me

    The Good Times Are Killing Me

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    Documentary about the rapidly fading Cajun culture in rural Louisiana. About half of the tape focuses on Nathan Abshire, “Mr. Accordion,” who performs traditional music with his band and talks about the old life. The other major focus of the tape is the celebration of Cajun Mardi Gras.

  • The C.I.A. Case Officer: John “Bob” Stockwell.

    The C.I.A. Case Officer: John “Bob” Stockwell.

    Part of the Global Perspectives on War and Peace Collection. A brief insight into the life of a C.I.A. officer, John “Bob” Stockwell. Interviews with family members and Stockwell himself describe the career as simply another job, but undercurrents of more troubling aspects of the job occasionally bubble to the surface.

  • [Accessible Billionaire b-roll]

    [Accessible Billionaire b-roll]

    From five small 16mm reels. Footage shot for Accessible Billionaire, a documentary about John D. MacArthur.

  • [John D. MacArthur’s 78th Birthday]

    John D. MacArthur’s 78th birthday with Helen Hayes and Mr. MacArthur’s sister (Sister Marsgarite). Also Bob Hope, Dick Williams, and Paul Harvey. Banker’s Life Insurance.

  • Street Tape Chicago ’75

    Street Tape Chicago ’75

    Skip Blumberg walks the streets of Chicago, getting those he meets along the way to talk about what they do for a living. Some of the interviewees include a bartender, an Abraham Lincoln impersonator around 06:30, a produce clerk, a housewife, and a prostitute. Plus an interview with Democratic 43rd Ward Committeeman Dan O’Brien in front of the Biograph Theater. Also includes a follow-up with Wheelin’ Lovin’ Al, who was featured in It’s A Living a few months earlier. The interviews have been taped over an unrelated science video about the human body.

  • [1975 MLB All-Star Game]

    [1975 MLB All-Star Game]

    This tape features a game summary of the MLB All-Star Game held at Milwaukee’s County Stadium in July of 1975. We follow the National League and American League on their quest for mid-summer glory.

  • [George Halas interviewed by Jack Brickhouse]

    [George Halas interviewed by Jack Brickhouse]

    This video is a raw 1975 interview between Jack Brickhouse and George Halas, longtime owner and coach of the Chicago Bears and one of the creators of the National Football League. In the interview, Halas talks about the old days of the NFL, specifically about its roots and how it has evolved over the years. Halas also goes into great detail about his time spent with the Chicago Bears franchise.

  • [Studs Terkel with Nelson Algren]

    [Studs Terkel with Nelson Algren]

    Studs Terkel chats and jokes with Nelson Algren. Algren had recently moved from Chicago to New Jersey, and this move was the subject of most of the conversation, told mainly through deadpan jokes.

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