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  • [The 90s Election Specials raw: Mobile clinic, Left Business Observer]

    [The 90s Election Specials raw: Mobile clinic, Left Business Observer]

    Raw footage for The 90’s election specials. Vdeomaker Laura Flanders visits a mobile health clinic for low income people in New York and speaks with a few representatives from the Left Business Observer, a newsletter on economics and politics. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s Election Specials raw: WLS-TV Chicago senate race]

    [The 90’s Election Specials raw: WLS-TV Chicago senate race]

    This tape features a Channel 7 WLS-TV eyewitness news report on the Chicago senate race debate in 1992. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: NAB trade show]

    [The 90’s raw: NAB trade show]

    Raw footage for the award-winning TV series The 90’s. National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) trade show in Atlanta. Shots of cameras and demonstration booths. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Ian Mitroff interview]

    [The 90’s raw: Ian Mitroff interview]

    This tape features raw footage for the award-winning TV series The 90’s. It features an interview with author and University of Southern California professor Ian Mitroff. Mitroff discusses television and its effect on politics and public discourse, saying, “TV has become a self-sealing universe… a culture. There’s too much garbage on TV but you can’t turn it off… how do you turn off a culture?” and “The kids have gotten the message in this society which is… ‘Say yes to consumption in endless amounts.’ That’s the real message, and that’s what TV is really about in this country. It’s tied to consumerism, not even entertainment… it’s all consumerism.” Commenting on the television news’ reliance on political sound bites: “If [Abraham Lincoln] were around today he would be reduced to ‘Read my lips: no more slavery.'” Continue reading

  • [Kenneth and Elise Boulding]

    [Kenneth and Elise Boulding]

    This tape is raw footage of an interview with academics Kenneth and Elise Boulding. The topics include: and brief recollections of Albert Einstein. Continue reading

  • Breaking Conventions

    A documentary focusing on the demonstrations surrounding the 1996 Republican National Convention in San Diego, CA. Several segments covering demonstrations, both in support of and opposition to the Republican platform are covered with camcorders. Segments are separated by an intro from Pat Payne. Some demonstrations include: A Christian Coalition rally, a Union De Barrio (Hispanic rights group) rally, a biker rally in support of Bob Dole (1996 Republican Presidential Nominee), a Republicans for the Environment rally, a Republican for Choice march, and an anti-Pat Buchanan rally. Continue reading

  • War Goes Prime Time #1

    War Goes Prime Time #1

    A compilation of various news broadcasts from the night of January 16, 1991, the night the U.S. launched “Operation Desert Storm” against Iraq. Footage includes President George H.W. Bush’s address to the nation. Also, each network has several correspondents reporting from various U.S. and Middle Eastern Locations, including Baghdad. Most of this footage, although repetitive, is quite compelling. There are, however, some moments of complete absurdity when the reporters have nothing new to report. Continue reading

  • Newsdogs

    Self-described as an experiment in which a group of improvisational actors play different roles as a news crew covering the days news. Mixes real footage with improv acting. Continue reading