[John Rossen interview]

Window burned, raw footage of a interview conducted for “The 90’s” with John Rossen, a Spanish Civil War veteran, former Communist Party member, and now editor of The New Patriot, a left-wing newspaper published in Chicago. Topics of discussion include: Vote Smart, a grass-roots political organization dedicated to creating an “informed electorate…problems with control of the media; the problems with ‘the American Left'” the upcoming 1992 presidential election, specifically Bill Clinton, the Democratic base of voters, and Ross Perot; Rossen’s involvement in 3rd party movements; the future of political conventions; and environmentalism. Continue reading