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  • Image Union, episode 0013: Composite

    Image Union, episode 0013: Composite

    Image Union episode featuring “Chairs” by Nick Despota, John Mabey, and Bob Synder, “Helen Lishman for Mayor” by Warren Leming, “Saturday Morning,” “Picture Box,” “Waiting,” and “Howard to Englewood” by Dan Curry, and “Commuting to Tomorrow” by Scott Fivelson. Continue reading

  • [Rostenkowski raw #103]

    [Rostenkowski raw #103]

    Raw footage from the 1981 documentary “Rostenkowski,” a portrait of the House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dan Rostenkowski, a powerful figure in Chicago (and national) politics. The crew waits in Rostenkowski’s office for him to arrive and shoots his secretary. Eventually Rostenkowski arrives and does a short interview. Continue reading

  • [Rostenkowski raw #304]

    [Rostenkowski raw #304]

    Raw footage from the 1981 documentary “Rostenkowski,” a portrait of House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dan Rostenkowski, a powerful figure in Chicago (and national) politics. Election day, 1980. Rostenkowski is interviewed in his office. He discusses: his role as Democratic Whip; how he gained power in the House; the similarities between inner city politics and politics in the U.S. South; the four most important committees in the House; his decision to come home every weekend; and his decision to raise his children in Chicago rather than Washington D.C. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: House O’Matics #1]

    [Chicago Slices raw: House O’Matics #1]

    This video contains raw footage for the television show “Chicago Slices.” Camcorder Correspondent Brigid Murphy attends a House O’Matics dance crew performance in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. Continue reading

  • [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #6]

    [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #6]

    Raw footage of Bill Veeck being interviewed in his living room at home for “Veeck: A Man for Any Season.” Continue reading

  • [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #22]

    [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #22]

    This tape features raw footage for the documentary “Veeck: A Man For Any Season.” In this video, Bill Veeck and his wife Mary Frances watch the Illinois high school state final basketball tournament in Champaign, Illinois. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Anthony Hughes]

    [The 90’s raw: Anthony Hughes]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Fred Bridges visits artist Anthony Hughes in the notorious housing project Cabrini Green. “Cabrini Green is my home. It’s always been my home. When most people think of Cabrini Green, they think of the drugs and the crime and every other negative thing you can think of. When I think of about it, I think about all the wonderful people who have meant so much to me in my life. …I’m an artist, and what I try to do is to share these people with the world, so that they’ll see that Cabrini Green is more than just the images you see in the media, but is real people. So through my art I try to share these real people with other real people.” He shows us his realistic charcoal drawings of Cabrini Green residents. Continue reading

  • Time Out, episode 108

    Time Out, episode 108

    This tape features a 1984 episode of “Time Out,” a weekly sports program that is hosted by a number of Chicago area journalists and sportscasters. This week’s commentators are Ray Sons of the Chicago Sun-Times, Kenny McReynolds, a WBMX Sportscaster and Assistant Coach for DePaul University’s Men’s Basketball team, WIND reporter Fran Spielman, and former NBA star John Mengelt. Bill Veeck appears on the show as well. Continue reading