A day in the life of Newsday‘s Mike Waldman On assignment for THE 90’s, Washington correspondent Eddie Becker spent a day with Myron “Mike” Waldman, correspondent for Newsday‘s Washington Bureau, as he went about his job. Waldman’s assignment that day was a story about a bill for the extension of unemployment benefits, and while it may not be the most sensational topic, it provides a unique look into the day-to-day life of a journalist at the time, even when it’s … Continue reading
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One of our most powerful and popular videos is this interview by Eddie Becker with his daughter, Erika Becker, recorded in 1989 when Erika was 11. She talks openly about living with cerebral palsy, including what it does, how it makes her feel, and how other people treat her because of her disability. Twenty-five years later, Erika is now a mother and fashion designer. Today, we’d like to share with you the original video and this followup video from 2012 … Continue reading
Eddie Becker interviews Jon Woronoff about the difference between the concepts ‘tatumai’ (illusion) and ‘honei’ (truth) in Japan. He discusses the difficulty of getting through to the ‘honei’ of Japan’s culture. Continue reading
Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Videomaker Eddie Becker visits the Capital Children’s Museum in Washington D.C. Guided by Chris Grotke of the Children’s Animation Studio, Becker speaks with employees and students about their experience in the communications exhibit. Becker also tours the other sections of the museum. Continue reading
Eddie Tape #108. Democratic National Convention, 1992, New York City. Becker at the 1992 Democratic National Convention, various interviews. Continue reading
Vision MKG. Cover Girl. Waterfront. Eddie Becker records the process of a fashion photo shoot for Vision Magazine, including interviews with the photographer and the model. He then interviews three bystanders who watched the shoot. They discuss their opinions about fashion and the media’s representation of women. Continue reading