Description: Voiceovers from different people about their first experiences with AIDS, over a photograph of an AIDS patient. In interview, Larry Kessler (AIDS Action Committee) talks about difficulty in doing outreach. Jerome Groopman (Deaconess Hospital) talks about the unknown nature of the disease. Jay Lodie credits early activists with progress. Interviews are intercut with photos of newspaper articles. Narrator Gerry Studds, in voiceover, explains the origins and actions of the AIDS Action Committee. Anne Marie Silvia (AIDS Action Committee) discusses some of the issues related to AIDS. Jeanne Blake (WBZ) talks about a news story she did about AIDS. Groopman talks about the government’s response, intercut with photos of doctors and activists. Voiceover continues about AIDS Action Committee’s early clients, during footage from a WCVB news story covering a protest march and candlelight vigil. Kessler talks about some patients, intercut with photos of patients. Voiceover continues about Action Committee’s volunteers, intercut with photos of volunteers. Kessler, in voiceover, talks about volunteers, over footage of volunteers. Voiceover continues talking about Patrick Buchanan and William F. Buckley’s reactions. Lodie talks about negative community reactions. Footage of patient Paul DiAngelo from a WGBH news story, intercut with photos, about reactions from other people. Kessler talks about hostile reactions to AIDS patients, intercut with photos of patients, and talks about the mission of the Committee: to advocate for and support patients and to educate the public. Voiceover continues about the Committee’s educational hotline. Voiceover continues about recognition of AIDS during footage from a WBZ news story about the death of Rock Hudson. Blake talks about resulting increased interest in the disease. Footage from a WBZ news broadcast about Hudson. Voiceover continues about Committee’s actions, over photos of newspaper and magazine stories. Peter Page (American Red Cross) speaks about Committee’s work with Red Cross staff. Silvia talks about blood donors. Footage of C. Everett Koop (Surgeon General) giving a statement about AIDS. Voiceover continues about lack of government response. Footage of George Bush (Vice President) talking about blood testing for certain groups of people. Footage from a WCVB news story about a protest march where Kessler was arrested. Kessler talks in interview about lack of government response. Voiceover continues about controversial sexually explicit AIDS prevention material, over photos of material and newspaper articles about the controversy. Silvia and Kessler talk about the material, over photos of material and editorial cartoons about the controversy. Connie Amaral talks about the need for explicit information. Voiceover continues about the increase in HIV infections, over photos of magazine covers. Groopman talks about the spread of the disease among different groups. Belynda Dunn (AIDS Action Committee) talks about her educational work, intercut with footage of her at work. Groopman talks about the challenge for the Committee and the impact of their work. Amaral talks about the positive impact of the Committee on her life. Voiceover continues about Committee activities, over photos of newspaper articles and educational materials. Richard Learning (AIDS Action Committee) talks about volunteer experiences, over footage of volunteers at work. Blake talks about the value of the Committee. Voiceover continues about the influence of patients on the Committee. Footage and photos of AIDS patients, all deceased, speaking in interviews and in public, ending with Lodie. Voiceover concludes about the work of the Committee, over photos and footage of marches. Credits over music.
Collection: CCTV
Description: Aerials of fire fighters responding to an accident on a bridge. Aerials of traffic on highways.
Collection: WHDH
Description: Footage from a piece on an exhibit of art by African American artists. Close ups on many of the pieces of art. Interview with an artist, who talks about his interactions with African art. A man addresses a group of school children who want to be artists. Interview with that man on the prevalence of African American artists throughout America.
Collection: WHDH
Description: Maureen Spofford (mayor’s office) describes parade route in voiceover during footage of parade and Cambridge streets. In interview, Spofford describes how Macnas performance group became involved with the parade. After this, interviews with different people: Johnny Cunningham (musician, composer) describes how celebrating St. Patrick’s Day brings the community together. Ann V. Quinlan (freelance writer/editor) talks about her anticipations for the parade. Spofford describes a meeting with the mayor about the parade. Richard Rossi (deputy city manager) describes police and staffing requirements. Footage of Kathy, Department of Public Works worker, at her desk. In interview, Spofford talks about the planning process. After this, interviews with different people: Pedro Smyth (parade organizer) talks about the lack of recognition of Cambridge’s Irish heritage and the purpose of parades. Cunningham talks about his involvement as an MC of the parade. Spofford talks about a press conference about the parade and reporters’ perception of the parade as a reaction to Boston’s parade. Footage of WCVB news coverage during her speech. Quinlan talks about the need for multicultural events. Spofford talks about the parade’s effect on the community. Footage of Cambridge Traffic Department at work, intercut with people erecting a stand and hanging bunting. Footage of band and flag wavers, paper mache mask, parade marchers and watchers, signs, and parts of parade floats. Kenneth E. Reeves (mayor), standing with young children, talks about the parade. Street interviews with man in animal costume and with parade watchers and marchers. Footage of band. Interviews with man in St. Patrick costume and with woman from Cambridge Public Library with snake paper-mache. Footage of band playing “Four Leaf Clover,” intercut with shots of crowd on street. In continuation of his previous interview, Cunningham talks about St. Patrick, intercut with footage of St. Patrick balloon. Interview with parade marcher about St. Patrick. Footage of parade marchers, including Grand Marshal Walter J. Sullivan, and parade bands and floats, intercut with interview of parade watcher. Interview of parade marcher. Footage of parade marchers and of St. Patrick balloon falling down and being repaired. Interview with parade watcher from Jamaica and other watchers, intercut with more footage of parade marchers. Interview with Mr. Gay New England, with parade marchers in Druid costumes, and with parade watchers, intercut with more footage of parade. Interview with Reverend Larry Love. Footage of parade watchers. At parade stand, Reeves introduces CRLS Band. Flag wavers perform in front of stand. Irish Consul-General O’Reardon congratulates parade participants. Warren Tolman (State senator) briefly addresses crowd. Reeves introduces more parade marchers. More footage of parade marchers and floats. Footage of ambulance and firetruck, and from Somerville, truck (with anti-gay slogans) that marks the end of the parade. Street interview with Reeves about the Macnas play that he saw, the parade and its inclusiveness, the community’s reaction. Credits and music over footage of parade watchers and band performing the music. Footage of city officials reopening the street.
Collection: CCTV
Description: Coverage of a reunion of people who used to spend time as young men at Barry’s Corner, an informal meeting place in Cambridge. Attendees talk about themselves, recite poems, and tell jokes. At the end, Tip O’Neill (Speaker of U.S. House of Representatives) tells a story about attending John F. Kennedy’s presidential inauguration and describes a ring he’s wearing that he received from Carl Yastrzemski. He also talks about some of the other people at the reunion and recites a poem.
Collection: CCTV
Description: Boston landmarks: swan boats at Public Garden, Bunker Hill Monument, Old Ironsides, State House, Paul Revere statue, Hancock tower, Faneuil Hall / Quincy Market, Gardner Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, rowers on Charles River, two views of skyline, City Hall plaza, Harvard Yard and Widener Library, Hatch Shell on Esplanade, New England Aquarium.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Description: John Sayles (writer, director, actor) speaks at the Brattle Theatre. He reads excerpts from his story “The Halfway Diner.” He takes audience questions. He talks about his film “Night Skies” and how it was not completed, but inspired other works. He talks about how he started writing “Eight Men Out.” He talks about “Return of the Secaucus 7” and its supposed similarity to “The Big Chill.” He talks about funding his films. He talks about his writing process for his films and his literary work. He talks about his early days in East Boston. He talks about his film “Breaking In.” He talks about “Clan of the Cave Bear” and how his written version was changed for actual production. He talks about his television pilot “Shannon’s Deal” and the differences between working in TV and working in film. He talks about his acting work. He talks about his writing his films while taking an actor’s experience into consideration. He talks about early distribution for “Return of the Secaucus 7.”
Collection: CCTV
Description: In studio, Margaret Lazarus introduces David Sutherland (independent filmmaker), mentions his local origins and his original plan to be a feature filmmaker. He talks about his education at USC in editing and directing, and his return to New England to sell tires at his family’s business. He mentions some fellow film school students and that he met his wife around that time. He talks about the first documentary film he made and his film school documentary course taught by a man who had worked with Leni Riefenstahl. He talks about a customer at his tire store who owned a diner on wagon wheels, which was the subject of his 1979 documentary, “Down Around Here.” Lazarus shows the complete 31-minute film of “Down Around Here.” He talks about a Lithuanian man he met during the production of his next documentary, about which he created a short 3-minute piece, “Branco: An Unfinished Portrait.” Lazarus shows the complete 3-minute piece. He talks about how he met a painter named Paul Cadmus, who created a controversial painting of sailors that was seized by the U.S. Navy because he had depicted the sailors as homosexual. Lazarus shows a 6-minute, 30-second excerpt of the film he made about Cadmus, “Paul Cadmus: Enfant Terrible at 80.” He talks about another painter he made a film about, Jack Levine. Lazarus shows an 11-minute excerpt of the film, “Jack Levine: Feast of Pure Reason.” He talks about “Halftime,” a film that he was hired to make about five men, Yale graduates, who were coming to their 25th class reunion. Lazarus shows a 6-minute, 30-second excerpt of “Halftime.” He talks about a recent film he made, about an old painting. He talks about a current film he’s working on with his wife and another writer. He talks about “Out of Sight,” a film he’s working on about five blind people and their everyday lives, and the blind executive producer of the film, David Ticchi.
Collection: CCTV
Description: In studio, Richard Dargan introduces Bob MaGuire (CRLS track coach), Jesse Cody, and Jason Boyd (two CRLS track team members). MaGuire talks about some of the members of his team. Cody and MaGuire talk about his involvement in track. Boyd talks about his involvement in track. MaGuire talks about the operation of the team. Cody and Boyd talk about MaGuire’s coaching style. MaGuire talks about college track. Cody and Boyd talk about their future goals. MaGuire talks about his team’s performance at the Penn Relays. Dargan plays “The Road to Foxboro,” a video about Waldy Clark, (former member of CRLS football team, former member of BC football team, currently free agent for the New England Patriots). Clark and his former CRLS coach Wadie Geraigery join Dargan in studio. Clark talks about his Patriots training and their mini-camp. Geraigery and Clark talk about his performance in high school and college. Clark talks about special teams and receiving kicks. Clark talks about his family’s reaction to his college football career. Geraigery talks about BC’s use of Clark as a defensive back and why the Patriots have him as a cornerback. Clark talks about his BC football career and public expectations. Geraigery talks about BC football team management. Clark and Geraigery talk about Clark’s Patriots football career. Clark talks about his 18-month old son. Clark talks about youth football programs in Cambridge. Clark talks about advice he would give to younger players and the need for cities to support youth programs. Geraigery talks about the need for a good coach. Clark talks about Geraigery’s coaching style and his parents’ influence. Dargan plays clips of Jimmy Myers’s sportscasting. Myers joins Dargan in studio. Myers gives his opinion on the Celtics chosen players (Jon Barry, Darren Morningstar) in the recent draft. He says that the Celtics choose their players on the basis of whether older players like Bird, Parrish, and McHale will still be playing. He talks about how he began sportscasting and how he became interested in sports when he was younger. He talks about his first sportscasting experience in college radio. He talks about later experiences at other stations and in TV. He talks about his experiences in Boston and New York. He talks about working in Boston as a Black man in a sometimes-racist environment. He talks about Harvey Araton and Filip Bondy’s book, “The Selling of the Green.” He talks about unsuccessfully applying for a Red Sox play-by-play job. He talks about the difficulties of being a Black sportscaster and ongoing problems of racism. He talks about interviewing a teenage Patrick Ewing. He talks about defunding of educational programs, which he considers a higher priority than athletic programs. He discusses perceptions of Black people. Dargan plays a clip of a story Myers produced about Ed Pinckney. In studio, Kevin Hubbard and Richard Hypolite join Dargan and Myers and they all discuss problems with the current Red Sox team.
Collection: CCTV
Description: Interviews with people in Harvard Square about whether they think Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank should resign, after the revelation of his relationship with Steve Gobie. Most feel he should not.
Collection: CCTV
Description: Interviews with people in Harvard Square about whether they think Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank should resign, after the revelation of his relationship with Steve Gobie. Most feel he should not. This is a slightly different version of #4400. One person interviewed here is not in #4400, and the order of some of the people is different.
Collection: CCTV
Description: Interviews with people in Harvard Square about the controversy surrounding the Robert Mapplethorpe “Perfect Moment” exhibit at the ICA. Most feel that the government should not censor NEA-granted artwork or that the controversy is overblown. One person suggests showing the more adult-themed pictures in a separate area. Another person suggests creating a rating system for art that would prevent its being viewed by those under a certain age. Interviews with people in Harvard Square about the police’s confiscation of large numbers of guns from Henry Stram’s apartment. Many people feel that the confiscation was justified because of one or more factors: the large number of weapons, the power of some of the weapons, and the unsafe condition of the apartment.
Collection: CCTV
Description: Dick Foote (in voiceover) describes Central Square and plans for renovation over shots of musical performances and people street fairs. Voiceover continues over a shot of Massachusetts Avenue, which fades into a shot of Foote in studio. After this, interviews with different people: Geneva Malenfant describes how her family moved to Central Square and what she liked about the neighborhood. Ken Reeves discusses how, as mayor, he appointed a commission to improve Central Square. He talks about asking a wide variety of people for ideas and describes the significance of the neighborhood. Carl Barron describes how he first became interested in the neighborhood, and describes how the Central Square Business Association wanted to improve it. He describes the pace of the improvements and how certain groups of people were able to accelerate the pace. Susan Schlessinger talks about the importance of planning among different groups of people. Schlessinger introduces Steve Carr, urban designer for the renovation project. Carr talks about his goals and working with certain groups on the renovation. He talks about specific improvements and uses a map of the area to show where they will be. He also shows an illustration of the renovated sidewalk area. George Metzger stands on Massachusetts Avenue and describes the goals of the renovation. At various locations along the street, he talks about some of the planned changes, intercut with illustrations of the locations. Arnold Goldstein describes the goals of the renovation and the need for a plan to maintain the improvements.
Collection: CCTV
Description: In studio, Bob Colt introduces Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy II. He states that Congress should be more directly involved in the decision to get involved in the Persian Gulf. He describes the magnitude of the upcoming conflict. He concedes Iraq’s aggressive actions, but states that direct action in Iraq will result in many casualties. He states that the sanctions should be given time to work and that the United States is overreacting. He criticizes President George H.W. Bush’s stated goals for the war. He discusses Kuwait’s past behavior in exporting oil and the misguided push for aggression to resolve the situation. He discusses the suit against President Bush relating to his decision to go to war without consulting Congress. He suggests changes to Middle East policy.
Collection: CCTV
Description: Story about possible Nazi collaborator John Demjanjuk's discovery in the United States and extradition to Israel. Denjanjuk was mistaken as a different Ukrainian concentration camp guard known as "Ivan the terrible," and sentenced to death in Israel in 1988, but returned to the US when the mistaken identity was proven. He was deported to Germany 10 years later to face trials for new allegations, but died before the case was concluded. This story is about Dejanjuk's extradition to Israel in 1986 to face trial for the first time. Footage of Denjanjuk in handcuffs coming off a plane in Israel, historical footage of WWII, interview with Treblinka survivor Eliahu Rosenberg, and still images of concentration camps. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound
Collection: WCVB Collection
Description: Reporter Vin Maloney interviews demonstrators about their Hunger and Peace demonstration during Thanksgiving week. They talk about starvation that occurs daily around the world. They also discuss the tragedy of so many American soldiers dying in Vietnam. Maloney asks if their demonstration in response to David Reed's punishment for burning his draft card. [card lists contents of cans 113061, 113131]
Collection: WHDH
Description: Roger Goodrich reports on the Warren Commission report. Cuts from footage shot for the story. Goodrich introduces Jacob Cohen, from Yale and Brandeis, on his views defending the commission's report. He interviews Salandrio on his views disagreeing with the commission's report, speculating on the role of Lee Harvey Oswald in the assassination. He doubts the Dallas Police Department. [card lists contents of cans 113276, 114022]
Collection: WHDH
Description: Bill Zimmerman interviews a man and women about Krishna Consciousness. The man talks about how his spiritual master brought him to Krishna. The woman talks about the difference between the material world and Krishna.
Collection: WHDH
Description: A minute of footage of a marching band performance at the beginning. Then footage from a story on a limousine service. Man entering limo and being driven around. Interview with limo service owner in the back of a limo, where he talks about his business and clients.
Collection: WHDH
Description: Marshfield Fair environs. High shots of carousel, Ferris wheel, and other rides. Horses pulling a cart. Band plays on a stage. People walking around the fair. Children on rides.
Collection: WHDH
Description: Musicians perform at the Charles River Esplanade in honor of Nelson Mandela’s visit to Boston. Livingston Taylor performs “Our Turn to Dance.” Young Nation dance to songs and perform. Johnny Clegg & Savuka perform “Cruel Crazy Beautiful World.” Larry Watson performs “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” this is intercut with lots of footage of the audience listening and waving sticks with yellow and green ribbons attached. The Roxbury Presbyterian Choir performs “Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me 'Round.” Jackson Browne performs “World in Motion,” “When The Stone Begins To Turn.” Michelle Shocked performs “The Midnight Special,” “Ballad of Penny Evans,” “Black, Brown and White,” “Graffiti Limbo.” Michelle Shocked performs “The Titanic,” intercut with credits and silent clips of other musicians.
Collection: CCTV
Description: Short cuts of b-roll from Nicaragua. Sign for Managua. Landscapes. Cars in traffic. Soldiers outside of buildings. Handwritten signs in Spanish.
Collection: WHDH
Description: Exteriors of nightclub. Interiors of the nightclub, including audience watching music act, band on stage, dancing, waitresses serving people at tables. Interview with nightclub owner on starting his business, after having served as a cantorial singer at a Jewish temple. Interview with nightclub performer.
Collection: WHDH
Description: Man speaks to a legislative subcommittee about extending Old Age Assistance Benefits to cover elderly people suffering from mental illness. He discussed the matter with Senator John F. Kennedy to add the endeavor to the Senator's mental Health Program for 1960.
Collection: WHDH
Description: Cuts of random footage at the beginning. Footage of a story on the building of a radio telescope observatory near the Quabbin Reservoir. Interviews with three men on the value a radio telescope and the environmental impact the observatory will have on the surrounding wildlife. Footage of the construction site. Office scenes, Quabbin Reservoir, and other b-roll.
Collection: WHDH
Description: Kris Rondeau speaks at a rally, intercut with shots of attendees. She talks about the success of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers and their disputes with Harvard administration. She ends by introducing Jesse Jackson. Jackson leads a chant of “Keep Hope Alive!” for a couple of seconds. He speaks about worker pay, the economy, and Harvard. He speaks about workers at Harvard and claims that they cannot pay Harvard tuition. He speaks about hospital workers who cannot afford healthcare and states the need for a national healthcare plan. He speaks about equal pay for women, benefits for workers, and other problems in America. He speaks about the need for coalition and the need to push for change. He speaks about his plan to meet with Harvard’s president and what he will discuss. He speaks about Harvard’s endowment and its character. He speaks again about the need for coalition. He speaks about mistreatment of minorities in World War II, links this to current situations in Haiti, Somalia, Bosnia, and South Africa, and to current situations in the U.S. He speaks about the L.A. Riots and racism. He ends the speech with calls to action and takes a press question about his plan to meet with Harvard’s president. Credits over shot of statue and protest sign, over audio of man and chorus singing.
Collection: CCTV
Description: Crowd at Thinking Machines Corporation applauds Senator Al Gore. Sheryl Handler (CEO, Thinking Machines) introduces him. Gore credits the audience for working in a field in which the U.S. faces a lot of competition and mentions his previous visits. He introduces his wife, Tipper, and daughter, Kristen. He speaks about the influence of Thinking Machines products in other business environments and mentions that Thinking Machines has more customers in foreign countries than in the U.S. He speaks about the need for an information infrastructure that would bring information to those who need it. He speaks about the presentation capabilities of Thinking Machines computers and the necessary infrastructure to make these computers available for use by businesses anywhere in the country. He proposes a nationwide fiber-optic network as a necessity for America’s competition in the world marketplace. He takes questions from the audience. He discusses changing from a Cold War mentality and the changing nature of strategic resources. He talks about the global environmental crisis and environmentally-friendly manufacturing processes. He discusses ethnic conflicts and states the need for the U.S. to work with the U.N. to stop the killings in Bosnia. Applause as he leaves through the crowd.
Collection: CCTV
Description: Air piece on a new order requiring bullet proof partitions in taxicabs. Interviews with independent cab drivers on the pros and cons of partitions, especially for night drivers.
Collection: WHDH
Description: Juliet Brudney (moderator, Boston Globe columnist) talks about the rules for the forum (held at Volpe National Transportation Systems Center) and introduces Dr. Kenneth Williams (White House Conference on Aging). Williams talks about the need for older workers to delay their retirement and cites demographic statistics. He talks about the White House Conference on Aging and its purposes and operations. Older workers give testimonials about being downsized. James Medoff (Harvard Professor of Economics) talks about the lack and poor quality of current job offers. He talks about inflation, interest rates, state and local spending, corporate debt, cash flow, and Equal Employment Opportunity laws. He talks about the Clinton Administration’s strategy. He briefly mentions Equal Employment laws again and then talks about unemployment benefits. Older workers give testimonials about being downsized. Audience members speak from the floor. Brudney introduces Barney Frank (U.S. House of Representatives). He discusses the government’s perception of the economy, anti-discrimination laws, and the need for a universal healthcare system. He states the need for increasing job growth, preventing age discrimination, and minimizing the consequences of unemployment. He talks about the worldwide market and developing worldwide standards. He talks about the perception of the government. He takes audience questions about programs that export jobs and handling discrimination complaints. Angela Rizzolo (U.S. Department of Labor) speaks about working with women. Richard Makela (U.S. Department of Labor) speaks about his agency’s work and the increasing trend in white-collar unemployment. Frances Chaiken (Experience Unlimited) asks Makela about the need for job development for older workers. Brudney concludes the forum. Over music, initiatives and suggestions for political action are presented in text screens, before closing credits.
Collection: CCTV
Description: David Attenborough (naturalist) speaks at the Brattle Theatre. He talks about producing nature films and how newer, more sophisticated equipment makes it possible to document previously unseen animal behaviors. He talks about working with the scientist Cynthia Moss and describes elephant mating rituals. He talks about working with the scientist Christophe Boesch and describes how chimpanzees hunt monkeys. He talks about deciding, after some consideration, to show the graphically violent hunting process on television. He takes audience questions. He talks about the difference between the behaviors of chimpanzees studied by Boesch and those studied by Jane Goodall. He talks about the family structure of elephant herds and the occurrence of incest between the senior male and his mating partners. He talks about the fertility of male and female elephants. He talks about his goal in producing nature films. He talks about relating chimpanzee behavior to the behavior of earlier human ancestors. He talks about relating other animal behaviors to human behaviors. He talks about production limitations of his earlier documentaries. He talks about politics and increased interest in environmental issues. He talks about working with local people on his documentary expeditions. He talks about altruistic behavior in animals that sacrifice themselves for others. He talks about the lack of government support for natural science studies, particularly in the Soviet Union. He talks about footage of a snow leopard in one of his films. He talks about his favorite species to work with: birds-of-paradise. He talks about how the space program made environmentalism popular.
Collection: CCTV
Description: Member of the United Automobile Workers speaks about the recent interactions between the UAW and the Nixon administration.
Collection: WHDH
Description: Soldiers in Vietnam gearing up. Airplane flying over Vietnam. Parachutes falling. [card lists contents of cans 113061, 113131]
Collection: WHDH
Description: Several people address a crowd of clergymen, giving them details on a meeting held that day on the "Mobilization on the white problem in metropolitan Boston." They discuss what churches can and should do to help fight against white racism towards African Americans, especially African American business people. Silent footage of the audience. Reporter standup.
Collection: WHDH
Description: Sarah Fishman (freelance journalist, producer of “See Mike Run”) talks about her work and following Michael Capuano on his Congressional campaign for this documentary. She talks about the production process. Fishman voiceover about Capuano’s position as mayor, during footage of Cambridge streets, Capuano in his office, campaign signs and stickers on vehicles. Voiceover continues about the history of the House seat, the other contenders, and the district itself. Footage of Capuano formally announcing his candidacy. Voiceover continues about Capuano’s youth, how he got interested in politics, and about his father’s political career. Footage of man dressed in town crier costume announcing Capuano’s birth. Voiceover continues, during photos of Capuano as a boy and young man. Interview with Capuano and his wife, Barbara, where she talks about meeting him in school. She talks about campaigning and her role in his career, intercut with footage of her and Capuano at a T station shaking hands with passengers and photos of their children. Capuano talks about why he became interested in politics, in part because of the nation’s disillusionment with Vietnam. Fishman voiceover about Capuano’s career as Somerville alderman, during footage of photo of newspaper article and footage of Beacon Hill. Interview with Capuano in his office about the challenges of his job. Voiceover continues about the effects of his work on Somerville, over footage of people at a parade. Voiceover continues about some corrupt Somerville politicians and criminals, over photos of newspaper articles. Voiceover continues to say that Capuano has a reputation for cronyism and bullying. Interview with Dorothy Kelly Gay (Governor’s Councilor) about this perception and Capuano’s tenacity. Footage of Capuano at a school committee meeting where he strongly disagrees with someone. Voiceover continues about Capuano’s unpopularity with some DPW employees, during footage of some workers marching. Interview with Kevin Tarpley (alderman) about the workers’ demands, footage of a worker speaking to the crowd. Footage of Capuano in his car, shaking people’s hands, meeting with Joseph Kennedy II. Footage of congressional candidates Marjorie Clapprood, Capuano, Ray Flynn, George Bachrach. Voiceover continues about Ray Flynn’s traditionalism, the political nature of the district, and Capuano’s appeal. Footage of Capuano at an interview where he talks about his status as a progressive. Footage of him giving a speech at a political event. Voiceover continues about his popularity among city hall workers, over footage of cars with bumper stickers and people holding signs. Voiceover continues about his earlier unsuccessful bid for state office, over photograph of newspaper article about that campaign and photograph of him and his father. Voiceover continues about his campaign activities, over footage of him in his car, signs, and a debate area at Harvard. Footage of Capuano debating Ray Flynn. Interview with Jon Lenicheck (campaign coordinator) in which he talks about Capuano’s long tenure in office. Voiceover continues about Flynn’s switch to the Congressional race, with footage of Flynn, photos of newspaper articles, footage of Capuano playing basketball, and footage of his fundraiser at Anthony’s Pier 4. Voiceover continues about his increase in popularity. Footage of him addressing campaign supporters, photos of newspaper articles. Footage of Capuano and supporters on Democratic primary election night, as he wins and gives a speech. Voiceover continues about his assured victory in the general election, over footage of campaign signs. Interview with Capuano as he describes what he wants to do as a Representative, over footage of Longworth House Office Building. Voiceover concludes over footage of Somerville streets. Credits over Capuano and other people performing Village People’s “YMCA.”
Collection: CCTV