Promo for The 90s.
00:24Copy video clip URL Start of video. “The 90’s” logo.
00:28Copy video clip URL Voice-over: “It’s The 90’s–something new and important is happening on television. Videotapes produced from ordinary people from around the world, revealing people and ideas you don’t see on T.V.” B-roll of clips of the various segments.
00:40Copy video clip URL Newark, NJ resident Paul Nadler discusses the new state of instant media saying, “One of the problems with America is that we have lived in a world where everything has to be solved; instant journalism, instant success.”
01:07Copy video clip URL Animation of The Statue of Liberty holding a video camera. Text: “American Way.”
01:14Copy video clip URL New York City cabdriver Robert Demella drives his cab and explains what she believes is wrong with America. Cabdriver: “If it’s not quick, if it’s not easy, if it’s not fast food junk for the mind, you don’t want to hear about it.”
02:27Copy video clip URL News reported Ed Rabel practices his lines several times for an NBC News broadcast.
03:40Copy video clip URL NYC cabdriver: “I hate sound bites.”
03:50Copy video clip URL Thailand cook launches food into the air which is caught by a man holding a plate several feet away.
04:01Copy video clip URL Child attempts an interview with pigs.
04:23Copy video clip URL Through video editing, a Los Angeles man plays baseball with himself.
04:35Copy video clip URL New York man loads dresses into a truck while explaining polka dots are the new fashion.
04:55Copy video clip URL Voice-over: “Showing the world in ways we’ve never seen before.” B-roll of man playing baseball and a rotating moon with a face.
05:00Copy video clip URL Mozambique music video of children dancing.
5:40Copy video clip URL Two men argue about what to refer to African Americans as.
6:10Copy video clip URL Jamaican reggae artist explains why he sings about Jamaica.
6:31Copy video clip URL Todd Alcott: “Scientists say everything is a form of energy, but they’re not taking it far enough: everything is a source of money.”
6:55Copy video clip URL Song: “What’s That Smell.”
7:24Copy video clip URL Skip Blumberg talks with a fish monger.
7:55Copy video clip URL Kentucky man: “They have taken our rights. They have taken our freedom. When you own and control land you’re a free man. When you own land and can’t control it, you can’t control yourself you’re a slave”
8:30Copy video clip URL Interviewer asks African American, “What do you think of white people?”
8:37Copy video clip URL Voice-over: “There is a new kind of TV blossoming. The audience is ready for change; ready for TV that takes risks. Are you?”
8:54Copy video clip URL End tape.