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  • [Howard Zinn raw #35]

    [Howard Zinn raw #35]

    Filmmaker Denis Mueller interviews Howard Zinn at Boston Playwrights Theater. They discuss Vietnam and the success of A People’s History of the United States. Zinn speaks at an International Socialist Organization meeting on the importance of history. Continue reading

  • [Howard Zinn raw #19]

    [Howard Zinn raw #19]

    Howard Zinn gives a lecture and fields questions at St. Michael’s College in Vermont. He discusses the war in Vietnam, the Civil Rights movement, and what young people and students can do to fight for social justice. Continue reading

  • [Howard Zinn raw #6]

    [Howard Zinn raw #6]

    Two students from Sonoma State University drive to San Francisco to pick up Howard Zinn from his hotel. Howard Zinn takes questions at the end of his talk at Sonoma State centering around the conflict in Kosovo and the actions of NATO and the Clinton administration. 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

  • Behind the Curtain of the Presidential Debates

    Behind the Curtain of the Presidential Debates

    Tonight Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton will meet up in Milwaukee for yet another debate. The candidates undoubtedly have spent quite a bit of time honing their talking points and anticipating the questions they’ll face. As you’ll see in this video below, the preparation actually goes much further than just the rhetoric–candidates are prepared for the color palette of the room, the precise number of inches between their podium and their opponents’, and much more. The video takes place in … Continue reading

  • Chicago Tonight: 1996 Democratic National Convention, Day 2

    Chicago Tonight: 1996 Democratic National Convention, Day 2

    This special edition of Chicago Tonight covers the second day of the 1996 Democratic National Convention, including Jesse Jackson’s speech to the convention floor. Continue reading

  • [Dan Rostenkowski Congressional race 1994]

    [Dan Rostenkowski Congressional race 1994]

    Dan Rostenkowski runs for reelection in the 1994 Congressional race, despite facing allegations of fraud and corruption. Continue reading

  • [Five news stories from 1992]

    [Five news stories from 1992]

    This series of five news stories from 1992 includes coverage of the Clinton/Gore campaign, welfare cuts in Michigan, and the Chicago flood, as well as a segment from the “Fighting Cancer” series which aired on the MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour. Continue reading