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  • Hillary returns to Park Ridge, IL for the first time in 13 years

    Hillary returns to Park Ridge, IL for the first time in 13 years

    Yesterday Hillary Rodham Clinton returned to her hometown of Park Ridge for a day packed with fundraisers (tickets for which ranged in price from $45-$27,000). Clinton was met largely with hometown support and reminisced about her days in Park Ridge. She spoke about national security, the importance of accountability in politics and being true to one’s word. According to the Chicago Tribune, Clinton encountered some protesters as well. A senior from Hillary’s alma mater, Maine South High School, said he couldn’t … Continue reading

  • Clinton Defends Clinton

    Clinton Defends Clinton

    In the Clintons’ long political history together, each has played the supporting role at some point in time. As much as their reciprocal campaigning has garnered support, it has led to some public missteps that have proved difficult to sweep under the rug or past the ever-vigilant media. Hillary has been haunted by remarks she made in 1996, calling certain children “super predators” in defense of racially discriminatory criminal justice legislation like her husband’s 1994 crime bill.  On a few occasions, Bill … Continue reading

  • [White supremacist candidates – Election Night at Tsongas Illinois]

    [White supremacist candidates – Election Night at Tsongas Illinois]

    Footage from the 1992 presidential election, including fights by white supremacist candidates to get on the ballot in Illinois, a Richard M. Daley press conference, and primary election night at Paul Tsongas Illinois headquarters. Continue reading

  • Inside the post-debate spin machine

    Inside the post-debate spin machine

    As the final presidential debate approaches, take an inside look at the 1992 face-off between President George H.W. Bush, Governor Bill Clinton, and H. Ross Perot, moderated by Jim Lehrer. THE 90’s takes us inside “Spin Alley,” where political consultants and spokespeople including Marlin Fitzwater, Mickey Kantor, George Stephanopoulos, and Orson Swindle attempt to craft the post-debate story in favor of their candidate. Don’t miss it. Watch the full debate special from THE 90’s.

  • Tribute to Andrew Jones and his video on the ’92 L.A. Riots

    Tribute to Andrew Jones and his video on the ’92 L.A. Riots

    This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Los Angeles riots that were triggered by the news of the acquittal of the five L.A. police officers who had beaten Rodney King (1965-2012) after a car chase and his arrest in 1991. The police actions against King were captured on videotape which was broadcast worldwide on TV.  Videomaker Andrew P. Jones created a stunning portrait of Los Angeles and its people shortly after the 1992 riots.  Jones, one of the most talented videomakers ever, passed … Continue reading

  • [The 90’s Election Specials raw: DNC Thursday]

    [The 90’s Election Specials raw: DNC Thursday]

    Raw footage for The 90’s election specials. This tape covers the last day of the 1992 Democratic National Convention at Madison Square Garden, culminating with Bill Clinton’s acceptance speech. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s Election Specials raw: DNC Wednesday]

    [The 90’s Election Specials raw: DNC Wednesday]

    Raw footage for The 90’s election specials. This tape features footage from the 1992 Democratic National Convention at Madison Square Garden, focusing on the official tally of votes that leads to the nomination of Bill Clinton. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s Election Specials raw: DNC Tuesday]

    [The 90’s Election Specials raw: DNC Tuesday]

    Raw footage for The 90’s election specials. This tape focuses on the 1992 Democratic National Convention at Madison Square Garden. The majority of the tape features footage of the American Samoan delegation sightseeing around New York. At the end of the tape, “the only drag queen presidential candidate” Joan Jett Black gives a few statements. Continue reading