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  • Art History at the Panama Canal

    Art History at the Panama Canal

    A look at the Panama Canal, with footage and discussion of the ships that pass through and the surrounding areas.

  • [DIVE launch speeches]

    Camera original footage of the DIVE launch event at Columbia College with speeches by Russell Porter, Michael Niederman, Thea Flaum, and Tom Weinberg. DIVE was the precursor to the Media Burn Archive.

  • [DIVE launch speeches and reception]

    Camera original footage of the DIVE launch event at Columbia College with speeches by Russell Porter, Michael Niederman, Thea Flaum, and Tom Weinberg. DIVE was the precursor to the Media Burn Archive.

  • For Fathers Day: Bill Veeck on his Daddy

    For Fathers Day: Bill Veeck on his Daddy

    “He was the nicest man I’ve ever met. I guess that’s going out of style talking about your parents that way but, he was.” -Bill Veeck  When legendary ball club owner, Bill Veeck Jr., was being posthumously inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991, his wife Mary Frances spoke of some of Veeck’s professional commandments. Among them, “in your hiring be color-blind, gender-blind, age-and-experience blind.” For Veeck, everyone held the potential to teach him something. Famous for his wild and […]

  • 10/25/12: TVTV at Conversations at the Edge

    10/25/12: TVTV at Conversations at the Edge

    October 25- TVTV: FOUR MORE YEARS Thursday, October 25, 6 p.m. | Gene Siskel Film Center | 164 N. State St. Allen Rucker and Tom Weinberg in person! Video collective TVTV defined the radical video documentary movement of the 1970s. Four More Years (1972) is an iconoclastic view of the American electoral process, captured through TVTV’s irreverent, candid coverage of Richard Nixon’s 1972 presidential campaign and the Republican Convention in Miami. While network cameras focused on the orchestrated re-nomination of Richard […]

  • 9/5/12: Be the first to see Studs’ Place episodes lost for 60 years

    9/5/12: Be the first to see Studs’ Place episodes lost for 60 years

    STUDS’ PLACE: LOST AND FOUND SEPTEMBER 5, 2012, 5:30-7:30pmFREE ADMISSION Free non-alcoholic beverages Birthday cheesecake courtesy of Eli’s Cheesecake Museum of Broadcast Communications360 N. State St., Chicago, ILguarantee your seats by rsvp’ing to info@mediaburn.org On September 5, you will have the first opportunity to see footage from four lost episodes of the seminal Chicago TV show Studs’ Place. Unseen for 60 years, these kinescope recordings of the live show were recently discovered in Terkel’s basement. This amazing find increases the […]

  • H.M. 5 at the Super Bowl Mansion

    H.M. 5 at the Super Bowl Mansion

    This tape features footage gathered by videomaker Skip Blumberg in Miami during the 1976 production of “TVTV Goes To The Super Bowl.” Blumberg, Jane Aaron, and other members of TVTV test out video equipment before the shooting the program.

  • [Old Town party] – [It’s a Living raw]

    [Old Town party] – [It’s a Living raw]

    This tape features footage from a party at videomaker Tom Weinberg’s home in Chicago. Party goers are seen celebrating with one another in the small apartment. The last quarter of the tape includes raw footage inside the Erie Cafe for the documentary “It’s a Living.”

 
 
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