This Week In Joe’s Basement, episode 39a: It Seemed Like the Thing to Do at the Time or The Diapers and Daises Dance, Part II.
Viewer mail for episode 39. Continue reading
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
Raw footage for The 90’s election specials. The tape begins with footage from a festival. A man plays protest-ish originals and a gospel group performs. “We Shall Overcome” is sung in a host of languages. A man speaks on the rise of Japan and the decline of the United States. Ralph Nader speaks on education, civic involvement, and the economy. Dr. Neal Bernard speaks against unhealthy food and draws parallels to addictive substances. Continue reading
Footage for The 90’s Election Specials. This tape includes footage for a The 90’s segment called “President Who?” in which various people say who they would trust to be president. After this, there is footage of a Harold Washington fundraiser from 1987 followed by an interview with Izola White, who hosted this last fundraiser for Washington at her famous soul-food place, Izola’s Restaurant. Continue reading
Documentary about the National Hobo Convention in Britt, Iowa. The tape mostly features interviews with hobos who, among other things, talk about the generational differences between the old timers and the young hobos and the lack of respect given to them by the community in Britt. A bulk of the tape deals with women’s roles in the hobo community and at the convention. Continue reading