Joan Jett Blakk announces her candidacy for president at Ann Sather restaurant and the Berlin nightclub on Belmont Avenue in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. Continue reading
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Uncut footage of an interview with Joan Jett Blakk, Queer Nation’s candidate for president in 1992. Continue reading
Raw footage for The 90’s election specials. This tape focuses on the 1992 Democratic National Convention at Madison Square Garden. The majority of the tape features footage of the American Samoan delegation sightseeing around New York. At the end of the tape, “the only drag queen presidential candidate” Joan Jett Black gives a few statements. Continue reading
Raw footage for The 90’s election specials. Senator Paul Tsongas appears at Ann Sather restaurant in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood to speak to the gay and lesbian community. In attendance: Joan Jett Blakk, the Queer Nation’s candidate for President. Videomaker Skip Blumberg mostly just walks around talking to various attendees, who are for the most part quite articulate. Important moments are listed below: Continue reading
Raw footage for The 90’s election specials. The sights and sounds of the St. Patrick’s Day parade in Chicago: marchers, politicians, the green Chicago River, etc. Highlighted moments below: Continue reading
The first of three election specials from the award winning series, The 90’s. This episode focuses on “The Primary” and features moments from the Illinois presidential and senatorial primaries, featuring Bill Clinton, Jerry Brown, Paul Tsongas, and Carol Moseley Braun. The producers tend to stay away from the regular news type footage and find the human interactions and the moments when the politicians are off their guard. Continue reading