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  • [Haiti 11/15/93]

    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 < //www.pasadenamedia.org>. This episode focuses on Haiti. Continue reading

  • [South Africa Will Be Free 6/20/89]

    [South Africa Will Be Free 6/20/89]

    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 < //www.pasadenamedia.org>. This program focuses on South Africa. Continue reading

  • 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 … Continue reading

  • Image union, episode 1033

    Image union, episode 1033

    Part of the Global Perspectives on War and Peace Collection. A documentary shot at the Veterans’ Day Parade in Chicago on June 19, 1986. Videomaker Denis Mueller interviews Vietnam vets who have been scarred by their experiences in the war and are now ardent anti-war activists, and are opposed to many policies of Ronald Reagan’s administration. A highlight comes when Barry Romo, one of the founders of Vietnam Veterans Against the War, speaks to high schoolers about the gruesome realities of fighting in a war. Continue reading

  • [The 90s raw: Jim Pope, Bob Parry]

    [The 90s raw: Jim Pope, Bob Parry]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Videomaker Eddie Becker gets a tour of the Foreign Press Center and interviews Director Jim Pope. Becker also speaks with journalist Robert Parry about the use of propaganda themes by the U.S. Government. Continue reading

  • Satellite Summit, part 1

    Satellite Summit, part 1

    Part of the Global Perspectives on War and Peace Collection. Satellite Summit featuring debate on the United States’ proposed Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), which would protect the U.S. from nuclear missile attack (presumably from the Soviet Union). Expert panelists in Washington D.C. debate with panelists in Hamburg, Germany via satellite. Continue reading