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  • [Dan Quayle on ABC news]

    Peter Jennings reports live from San Francisco after the “Great Quake of ’89.” He interviews Vice President Dan Quayle about the government’s role in rebuilding the area. Jennings presses Quayle for specific answers, but Quayle only responds in sound bytes, repeatedly bringing up the “spirit of volunteerism”, announcing that “preparation pays off”, and stating vaguely that “the federal government will be a partner in the reconstruction.” Continue reading

  • Kerouac

    A documentary about the seminal beat novelist, Jack Kerouac, that combines narration and current interviews with vintage footage, interviews, still photos, and excepts and dramatic re-enactments from some of Kerouac’s autobiographical novels; including Maggie Cassidy, Dr. Sax, Visions of Cody, Visions of Gerard, Vanity of Duluoz, Desolation Angels, Dharma Bums, Big Sur, On the Road, and The Town and the City. Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 0829: My Mother Married Wilbur Stump

    Image Union, episode 0829: My Mother Married Wilbur Stump

    A documentary/video diary of a widowed woman’s late-in-life romance with musician Wilbur Stump, the “dean of San Francisco pianobar entertainers.” The woman, who is also the videomaker’s mother, recalls how she met Stump, Stump’s alcoholism, and their life together; friends and colleagues remember Stump’s music and his relationship with his wife. The video consists mostly of current interviews; some home movies and videos are shown throughout. Continue reading

 
 
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