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  • Beijing Journal (Tiananmen Square, 1989)

    Beijing Journal (Tiananmen Square, 1989)

    25 years ago today, the protests in Tiananmen Square turned into a massacre as China’s own military turned against the protesting citizens, resulting in hundreds of civilian deaths. The struggle for democracy was summarily crushed, and in the months and years that followed, the Chinese government further strengthened its position and tightened restrictions in the country. In memory of that grave day, we present the tape “Beijing Journal,” which was recorded over the course of a few months in the […]

  • [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.

  • [The 90’s Election Specials raw: Democratic presidential debate on WBBM]

    [The 90’s Election Specials raw: Democratic presidential debate on WBBM]

    Footage for The 90’s election specials. This tape contains footage of the Democratic presidential debate on Channel 2 WBBM-Chicago.

  • None Of The Above

    None Of The Above

    “None of the Above” takes a look at the 60% of eligible voters who choose not to vote. Many individual voters, politicians, and campaign staff are interviewed during the run-up to the 1996 presidential elections. Hosted by John Callaway, and featuring David Axelrod.

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