[The 90’s Election Specials raw: Little Rock #2]

Raw footage for The 90's election special. Continuation of footage in Little Rock, AK on election day.

00:00Copy video clip URL Footage continues with Governor Bill Clinton staffer Robyn Dickey. She says that they tried to teach Hillary the accent.

Interviews with people on the street.

06:04Copy video clip URL Footage of campaign manager David Wilhelm from inside the convention. He says the main reason the campaign worked was strategic consensus on issues of change and economy as well as consensus on which states to focus on. They talk about the bus tour; Wilhelm says that while Ross Perot was doing TV spots and President George H.W. Bush was “sequestered in the White House,” Clinton and Senator Al Gore were out showing people that the candidates shared their values. Reporter brings up past Democrats whose statements that got them the Democratic nomination would later “come back to haunt them in the general election.” Wilhelm says that Clinton is a New Democrat from a new Democratic party. The reporter asks about members of Congress that are too liberal for Clinton. Wilhelm responds that they expect to find a Congress that is excited for progress and change.

14:48Copy video clip URL Press and staff prepare for the night. Worker says they have about 200 kegs. Workers make a house out of ice.

19:23Copy video clip URL A group of Clinton staff members sit and chat. Audio levels are low. They talk about responding to mail, how hard they’ve worked, and how much they love to work. One of the staffers interviews videomaker Scott Jacobs, asking him if he thinks Little Rock is the next New York.

25:50Copy video clip URL One of Clinton’s supporters plays saxophone. Following applause the man yells “Read my lips: blow two saxes.”

30:32Copy video clip URL Footage around the convention center. Press get set up to cover the night. A band plays. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band performs outside.

53:26Copy video clip URL People inside the convention center dance. It is very crowded outside and most have not been able to get inside yet.

54:21Copy video clip URL Crowds celebrate in the street. They gather and shout outside the town hall.

58:17Copy video clip URL Tape ends.



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