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  • Message to the Grassroots: There’s a Message in that Rap!

    Message to the Grassroots: There’s a Message in that Rap!

    An episode of Message to the Grassroots, a cable access talk show produced & hosted by Michael Zinzun from 1988-1998 at Pasadena Community Access Corporation, which is now Pasadena Media.

  • [Howard Zinn raw #11: B-roll footage]

    [Howard Zinn raw #11: B-roll footage]

    Exterior footage of companies in Silicon Valley, the Stanford University Campus, and downtown Palo Alto.

  • [The 90’s raw: Venice Beach #3]

    [The 90’s raw: Venice Beach #3]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Maxi Cohen tours California’s Venice Beach, showing us some of its usual characters (mostly various street musicians). The first part of tape covers the Whole Life Expo, where she shoots some sales pitches for nutritional products, a man who takes pictures of a person’s aura, and other New Age-type products .

  • Keeping the Faith in Difficult Times: An Evening With Studs Terkel

    Keeping the Faith in Difficult Times: An Evening With Studs Terkel

    Studs Terkel in conversation with Harry Kreisler, producer of “Conversations with History.”  Introduced by Dave Eggers and the students of 826 Valencia. Kreisler interviews Studs Terkel—or rather Terkel unfurls a multitude of inspiring and humorous anecdotes, with Kreisler occasionally managing to interject—before a captive crowd at the University of California at Berkeley.

  • [Interview with Jerry Brown on the media and presidential campaigns]

    00:00 Jerry Brown discusses the problem of sound bites in politics. He talks about the problems of political exposure in a media who cares more about championing money-advocated candidates. “We’re getting increasingly empty images.” He talks about the need for greater participation on behalf of the people, and less reliance on media images. 18:10 End of tape.

  • [Master from 90’s West]

    [Master from 90’s West]

    Several segments shot by Nancy Cain and Jody Procter for The 90’s: Nixon Library, Blase Bonpane, Roz Wieman, Betsy Brown, activists in Eugene, Oregon, Radio Free Venice, Echo Man on Venice Beach, who should be president?.

  • The Nixon tape

    The Nixon tape

    Elon Soltes visits San Clemente, California, where photographers have been stationed for months trying to capture the ellusive former president Richard Nixon on film. This group of obsessives endures endless hours of boredom as they seemingly futilely wait for their chance to outsmart Nixon ‘s bodyguards and snap a valuable photograph.

  • [The 90’s raw: Meredith Duhamel]

    [The 90’s raw: Meredith Duhamel]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Interview by Starr Sutherland with Meredith Duhamel, AIDS educator in San Mateo County, CA. She discusses how tactics in AIDS education have changed from the ’80s to the ’90s.

 
 
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