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  • Chicago Politics: A Theatre Of Power

    Chicago Politics: A Theatre Of Power

    Collection of revealing scenes of various Chicago politicians. The film focuses mainly on mayors and mayoral candidates of the 1980s including Jane Byrne, Harold Washington, Edward “Fast Eddie” Vrdolyak, and Thomas Hynes. In true Chicago style, the looming presence of long-time, now late, mayor of Chicago, Richard J. Daley makes an appearance. Includes some invaluable footage, especially of when Harold Washington’s many speeches. Particularly revealing are scenes of racial upheaval during the time surrounding Harold Washington’s election and mayorship.

  • [The 90’s Election Specials raw: DNC 2]

    [The 90’s Election Specials raw: DNC 2]

    Raw footage shot for The 90’s election specials. This tape features footage inside and outside Madison Square Garden before the Democratic National Convention begins, including a speech by Mayor David Dinkins and several protests and performances.

  • [Chicagofest #4]

    [Chicagofest #4]

    Friday. Raw footage following Jane Byrne as she walks with her husband, Jay McMullen, through Chicagofest, greeting supporters.

  • [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #69]

    [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #69]

    Raw footage for the documentary “Veeck: A Man For Any Season.” In this tape, Bill Veeck sits on a park bench and talks about Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley, Tipp O’Neill, Nat King Cole, the Tribune Company, Harry Caray, and Mike Royko.

 
 
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