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  • World Symposium on Humanity 1979 Considers Nuclear Energy

    World Symposium on Humanity 1979 Considers Nuclear Energy

    Footage from the 1979 World Symposium on Humanity in which speakers, including Ralph Nader, discuss the dangers of nuclear power. The discussions center around the disaster at Three Mile Island, a recent occurrence.

  • [Rubin’s Party 2]

    [Rubin’s Party 2]

    Conversations and performances at a party organized to raise money for George McGovern’s 1972 presidential campaign.

  • A 1992 conversation with Joe Biden

    A 1992 conversation with Joe Biden

    As Joe Biden is set to be inaugurated on January 20th, Media Burn is highlighting a 1992 interview with the former Senator.

  • Marquette Park I

    Marquette Park I

    A film by Tom Palazzolo and Mark Rance documenting neo-Nazi activity in the Marquette Park neighborhood of Chicago on August 21, 1976. The day marked one of many conflicts between black civil rights marchers and white supremacist neighborhood groups who were mobilizing to prevent black residents from moving into the neighborhood.

  • [Aristide speaks to Carver Community Club]

    [Aristide speaks to Carver Community Club]

    Jean-Bertrand Aristide (born 15 July 1953) is a Haitian former priest and politician who became Haiti’s first democratically elected president in 1991. 00:00 President Jean-Bertrand Aristide visits Carver Middle School. He walks in to applause and they introduce him by telling his story.  03:06 The members of the Carver Community Club perform for Aristide and the audience.  08:16 Two youth members of the club – the President and Vice President – present Jean-Bertrand Aristide to the audience.  09:00 President Jean-Bertrand […]

  • March for Disarmament, tape 1

    March for Disarmament, tape 1

    Part of the Global Perspectives on War and Peace Collection. Large rally to support disarmament in Central Park. June 12th, 1982.

  • [March for Disarmament, Master #2]

    [March for Disarmament, Master #2]

    Part of the Global Perspectives on War and Peace Collection. Live coverage of large rally to support disarmament in Central Park. June 12th, 1982.

  • [Disarmament Rally #55]

    [Disarmament Rally #55]

    Part of the Global Perspectives on War and Peace Collection. Live coverage of The International March and Rally for a Freeze and Reduction of Nuclear Arms and a Transfer of Funds from the Military to Human Needs. On June 12, 1982, the largest antinuclear demonstration was held in New York City’s Central Park, while a simultaneous demonstration was held in San Francisco at its Civic Center. Estimates of over one million people attended the New York demonstration, making it the largest American political demonstration in history at that time.

 
 
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