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  • ’63 Boycott raw: Sandra Murray and Charlotte Murray Interview

    ’63 Boycott raw: Sandra Murray and Charlotte Murray Interview

    Camera original footage shot for the documentary ’63 Boycott from Kartemquin Films. ’63 Boycott is a thirty-minute documentary and web project highlighting the stories of participants in the 1963 Chicago Public School (CPS) Boycott (also known as Freedom Day). One of the largest Civil Rights demonstrations in the city’s history, on October 22, 1963, a coalition of civil rights groups, local activists, and 250,000 students staged a mass boycott and demonstration against the Chicago Board of Education to protest racial segregation and inadequate resources for Black students. This interview is with scientist Sandra Murray and her sister, Charlotte Murray.

  • [Quentin Young tape #1]

    [Quentin Young tape #1]

    Dr. Quentin Young, of the Medical Committee for Human Rights, describes the events surrounding the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago, especially focusing on the violence that injured some 1100 people. He delivers his narration from Grant Park, Federal Building, Daley Plaza, and Bughouse Square.

  • [Rocking the Boat raw: Bughouse Square #3]

    [Rocking the Boat raw: Bughouse Square #3]

    This is a continuation of footage from Bughouse Square in August 1998. Studs Terkel spoke a little earlier in the day and is not included on this tape.

  • Come out and play.

    A promotional video for Chicago Park District advertising programs, some new, some existing, at various Chicago Parks in September 2003. Divided into seven segments, each featuring a different park district program. Each segment is made up of narration over video and still photos of the various programs and parks that are featured.

  • [Bughouse Square debates]

    [Bughouse Square debates]

    CAN-TV coverage of the Bughouse Square Debates at Washington Square Park in Chicago in July 2001. The event, a free speech forum, traces its history to the early twentieth century when soapbox orators, beatnik poets and radicals gathered at the park to rant and rave. Generally, the video is a static shot of the podium with occasional cutaways to the crowd.

  • [Rocking the Boat raw: Bughouse Square #1]

    [Rocking the Boat raw: Bughouse Square #1]

    Footage of Bughouse Square in August 1998. Studs Terkel briefly appears in this video.

  • [Rocking the Boat raw: Bughouse Square #2]

    [Rocking the Boat raw: Bughouse Square #2]

    This is a continuation of footage from Bughouse Square in August of 1998. Studs Terkel speaks to the crowd about Bughouse Square, specifically its history and what it represents to the people of the city of Chicago.

 
 
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