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Global Image Works
The 90's, episode 113: GLOBAL VOICES
1990
00:51 Cold Opening. Shots of a protest in Prague, Czechoslovakia. 07:45 Richie Havens commentary by Skip Blumberg. A spokesman for Communication Business, activist Richie Havens warns about U.S. imperialism. We are now facing actual problems in an actual world and we have to stop throwing our weight around... 8:36 Brazil Air Pass by Wendy Appel and Alan Barker. Appel and Barker investigate alternatives to deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. 17:31 African Religious Festival by Skip Blumberg. In Queens, African-Americans connect with their heritage by holding a traditional African festival. 20:57 Whad'Ya Know? with Michael Feldman by Ricki Katz. The NPR show is taped in front of a live audience at Chicago's Blackstone Theatre. 24:08 Voices of Cabrini by Fred Bridges. People try to contradict negative stereotypes about Cabrini Green residents. Come check it out. You'll see more positive than negative. 26:01 Joe the Worker. U.S. government propaganda salutes the American worker. 32:14 John Dinges commentary by Eddie Becker. Dinges, a foreign editor for National Public Radio, criticizes the American press for falling for the anti-Noriega campaign immediately... they were too eager to demonize him... they should have been more critical. 35:08 Revolutionary Video by Chuck Olin. Olin shows us how video was used as a rallying force in the Czech revolution. 36:36 TV O/D by Steve Wolfson. Music video featuring a rapid series of television images. 37:09 Todd Alcott performance piece by Skip Blumberg. 40:02 Faith Popcorn commentary by Skip Blumberg. Popcorn consults Fortune 500 companies in how to move forward into the 21st Century. 41:21 Brazil Air Pass by Wendy Appel and Alan Barker. Appel and Barker investigate more specifically the dilemma of deforestation in the Amazon. 47:12 Fritzjof Capra commentary by Starr Sutherland. Capra, a philosopher at the Elmwood Institute in Berkeley, is convinced that we need to shift our thinking from domination and control to partnership...from quantity to quality... He thinks this kind of thinking is already happening that events such as the fall of the Berlin Wall and the upheaval of Eastern Europe are political manifestations of this new philosophy. 53:50 We Can Make A Difference by Lawrence Lanoff. Various children claim they can make a difference in the world. 55:36 Joe Cummings reads from The 90's mail bag.
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