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Aguila

Segment 1: "Aguila," a Spanish-language program hosted by Roberto Ruiz. Guest Manuel Gonzalez, a producer of Spanish-language public access programs in Fresno, California, discusses cable access programming as educational tool. (0:20:35) Musical performance intermission, (0:25:12) followed by interview with Raymundo Marin discussing the Starlight Parade. (0:36:54) Interstitial Buttons and Bows. Segment 2: (0:39:08) In-studio performance by musical group, Ela.

Segment 1 credits: Host, Roberto Ruiz; Guests, Raymundo Marin and Manuel Gonzalez; Director, Manuel Gonzalez; Technical Director, Stan Hintz; Floor Director, Ed Ash; Cameras, Margaret Clark and Maria Alanis; Audio, Jim Apalado; Video, Ron Cummings and Liz Lynch; Character Generator, Carolyn Brucel.

Segment 2 credits: Ela group members: Alan J. Nohlgren, saxophone, flute and piccolo; William Thomas, trap drums; Janice Scroggins, piano; Brian Davis, congas, percussion; Scott Wardinsky, congas; Nick Gefron, timbales; Lester McFarland, bass; Thara Memory, guest artist. Studio Crew: Produced by Linda Lewis and Ellen Hansen; Director, Ellen Hansen; Technical Director, Linda Lewis; Floor Director, Stan Hintz; Audio, Peter Lesueur and Ed Spencer; Video Carolyn Bruce; Camera Operators, Diana Wyatt, Dan Halvorson and Victor Hortaleza; Lighting, Ellen Hansen and Tony Cassera; Set Design, TVAP crew; Electronic Graphics, Linda Hawkins; Patchwork, Grant Rimington.

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At the Dog Show

"At the Dog Show," by Dave Turner and Anne Lawson (title and credits drawn from segment title card). Poor video quality and blank screen, resolving at (0:00:42). Behind-the-scenes look at the "61st Dog Show and Obedience Trial," held at the Multnomah County Exposition Center (now commonly known at the Expo Center). Lawson interviews several people involved in the show, including Cassandra Delarosa, dog owner and handler; Irene Butler, groomer; among several other unnamed participants involved in the dog show. Conversations involve topics like grooming, handling dogs during the show, traveling, owning dogs, and how dogs are graded during competition. Video ends at (0:29:53), with blank screen until end of video.

Credits: Camera, Dave Turner; Host, Anne Lawson.

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Beached Whale - Blow-Up - Florence, Oregon

16mm camera reversal original shot by Doug Brazil on location in Florence, OR on the occasion of a sperm whale being blown up by dynamite. Paul Linnman reports.
Shot List:
0:00:00 - Aerial view of beach shot from helicopter, several people stand around dead sperm whale on beach.
0:00:22 - Wide shot of whale on beach, beachgrass in the foreground.
0:00:41 - Three men in hard hats stand around body of dead sperm whale pointing. One is George Thornton, Oregon State Highway Division engineer. Shot pans to driftwood further up the beach.
0:00:58 - Close up shot of two men in hard hats.
0:01:05 - Men in hard hats walk around the body of dead sperm whale on the beach.
0:01:17 - Close up shot of George Thornton, Oregon State Highway Division engineer.
0:01:23 - Body of dead sperm whale on the beach.
0:01:25 - Seagulls fly above ocean waves, Shot pans down to whale carcass.
0:01:34 - Whale carcass on beach. No audio.
0:01:40 - Whale carcass on beach, shot pans up and zooms in to seagulls flying overhead.
0:01:56 - A group of people stand in front of whale carcass.
0:01:59 - A woman sits on a driftwood log with a pair of binoculars, she has a camera and tripod.
0:02:02 - A person standing on the beach.
0:02:06 - Four men wearing hardhats walk in a line down the beach, one is holding a blasting machine.
0:02:13 - Several people congregate around the whale carcass, men on a bulldozer drive towards it.
0:02:15 - A group of men approach a bulldozer.
0:02:22 - Close up shot of cardboard boxes of dynamite being stacked.
0:02:28 - Shot of nose of dead sperm whale.
0:02:30 - A bulldozer digs sand around whale carcass, two men in hard hats look on.
0:02:39 - Bulldozer digging sand around whale carcass, shot pans to stacks of dynamite boxes.
0:02:51 - A man packs sticks of dynamite into a box.
0:02:55 - Two men walk with a spool of wire up the beach. As they reach the top of the dunes camera pans to follow the wire down to the whale carcass. Where people are digging.
0:03:27 - Bulldozer digging around whale carcass.
0:03:42 - Man sets charges on dynamite, then walks towards stack of dynamite boxes.
0:03:54 - Close up shot of hands tying wire around a stick of dynamite.
0:03:59 - Close up shot of a pile of explosives in the bucket of a bulldozer. A man is sitting on the pile of boxes.
0:04:13 - Police officer walks up beach towards two onlookers sitting in the grass.
0:04:24 - Two people watching the scene from the beachgrass. One is holding a camera.
0:04:28 - A man sitting on a driftwood log drinks from a mug.
0:04:32 - Shot of whale from behind two people seated watching from a driftwood log.
0:04:40 - Shot of people watching from the dunes.
0:04:47 - Bulldozer and men working around dead whale.
0:05:04 - People watch from the dunes.
0:05:33 - Shot of dead whale.
0:05:39 - Close up of whale tail. Child pokes it with his foot.
0:05:48 - Shot of George Thornton, Oregon State Highway Division engineer, facing away from the camera in front of whale.
0:05:52 - Shot of an oldsmobile convertible with a collapsed roof, people survey the damage.
0:06:03 - A Bulldozer pushes remaining carcass of exploded whale.
0:06:05 - Paul Linnman and Doug Brazil stand with George Thornton.
0:06:08 - Closer shot of Bulldozer pushing remaining carcass of exploded whale.
0:06:13 - Shot pans up from bulldozer tracks to people following bulldozer moving towards dead whale.
0:06:19 - Shot of dead whale on beach, pans up towards flying birds.
0:06:29 - Paul Linnman interviews George Thornton.
0:06:40 - Man in hardhat carries box of explosive to whale carcass.
0:06:49 - Two people watching the scene from the beachgrass. One is holding a camera. Police officer walks towards them.
0:07:01 - Shot of grassy dunes, pans across beach.
0:07:11 - Shot from dunes at smoke in the air above the beach. Audio reaction from onlookers of explosion.
0:07:22 - A man leans over dead whale carcass. A child walks behind him holding his nose.
0:07:31 - A small crowd on the beach.
0:07:34 - Dead whale carcass.
0:07:40 - Shot of Paul Linnman and George Thornton talking. Camera is behind them, whale in the background.
0:07:43 - Men with shovels.
0:08:01 - Boy stands holding his nose.
0:08:04 - Close up shot of boxes of explosives. Followed by shot of men walking with blasting machine.
0:08:14 - Paul Linnman interviews George Thornton. Followed by shot of sea birds flying over waves, camera pans to whale.
0:08:37 - Distant shot of whale carcass on beach. Whale explodes. Audio of crowd reactions while chunks of whale fall.
0:09:03 - Shot of vehicles, car with crushed roof covered in broken glass.
0:09:19 - Bulldozer pushes remains of whale.
0:09:35 - Report from Paul Linnman.
0:09:54 - Reaction interviews cut with scenes of whale explosion.

KATU (Television station : Portland, Or.)

Boom Boom Room Part 1

Tape 1: Part one of "The Boom Boom Room." Portland City Council meeting focusing on the proposal of a new B-cable communication system. The cable system and communication committee is comprised of Steve Kerman and Duane Perrin. Steve Kerman speaks, proposing a cable communication system, HI-Ovis (Higashi-Ikoma Optical Visual Information System), to be introduced in Portland.

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Boom Boom Room Part 2

Tape 2: Part two of "The Boom Boom Room." Continuation of meeting, with Steve Kerman speaking. This portion brings attention to the potential rate increase of the proposed B-cable system, and possible regulation of rates. Provides some details of how the new system will be implemented.

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Burnside Interviews

Segment 1: Technical difficulties at beginning of video, mostly resolved by (0:01:38). Blues performance by man introduced as "John," with segment ending abruptly. Segment 2: More technical difficulties, with interview starting at (0:09:17). Interview with Mike, an Antioch priest who works with the group, IWW (Industrial Workers of the World, commonly referred to as "Wobblies"), who provide job and labor opportunities and enforce welfare and workers rights. Mike discusses the idea of "Unionism," and describes the term "Jackrollers." Later Mike talks about fasting in protest of county budget cuts and raising awareness about wealth disparities, and how county cutbacks are negatively impacting various social service resources. Segment ends abruptly. Segment 3: (0:24:17) Elaine Velazquez interviews man, a former Union Pacific worker and logger, who now receives a pension and lives at the Magnolia Apartments. Interview ends abruptly. Segment 4: (0:28:10) Elaine Velazquez interviews Robert Trout, who lives at the York Hotel at 5th and Burnside street in Portland. Trout talks about the new "drunk law;" an alternative to arresting individuals for intoxication, who are instead taken to detox centers with lessened jail time.

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Cable Legislation Discussion

The Latest on Federal Cable Legislation with Connie Brand. Discussion between Dave Maier, attorney representing Portland Cable Access; Bob Flug, former director of TVAP, then board member of TVAP and Portland Cable Access; and hosted by Connie Brand, board member of TVAP. Topic is the H.R.4103, the Cable Franchise Policy and Communications Act of 1984, and specifically how some of the provisions within the bill might impact funding for public access channels under the Rogers Cable franchise in Portland. (0:22:06) Main segment is followed by a TVAP promotional video with clips from different TVAP programs and an original song by Portland band The Dots. Ends with a short announcement for an apprentice and training opportunity.

Segment 1 credits: Host, Connie Brand; Guests, Bob Flug and Dave Maier; Producer, Connie Brand; Director, Ellen Hansen; Switcher, Terry Soliz; Technical Director, Dave Michaud; Floor Director, Linda Lewis; Audio, Melody Fahey; Video, Ellery Nelson; Cameras, Kristy Major-McDowall, Ray Larson; Lighting and Set Design, Bubbles O'Toole, Virginia Bruce; C.G., Stan Hintz.

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Camp Cooper Recycling Program; OSPIRG

Segment 1: Promotional video about the Camp Cooper recycling program and the benefits of recycling waste. Partnering with Project SOAR (Save Our American Resources), Camp Cooper employees and boy scouts participate in a recycling initiative during their summer session. Produced by Robert Phillips and Econet. Footage and interviews with campers sorting recyclable materials. Interviews with camp rangers at Camp Cooper garbage dump; discussing environmentalism, the negative impact of waste, and improvements of waste being converted into resources for the camp (ex. composting food scraps). Segment 2: (0:17:20) OSPIRG information session. University of Oregon's OSPIRG chapter discusses audits of Douglas and Lane counties' banking financial records and their findings. The banking institutions violating regulations established by the Consumer Protection Act were reported to their counties' District Attorney, the United States Federal Reserve Board and Federal Trade Committee.

Produced by Robert Phillips and Econet.

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Cold That Kills; Ahora Mismo - Cinco De Mayo '86

Segment 1: "Cold that Kills," (title drawn from segment title card), hosted by James Wygant. Guests include Frank Heyl, a survival instructor/consultant, and Keith West, a mountain climber, who discuss survival skills during extreme weather conditions and when mountain climbing. Segment 2: (0:31:25) Episode of the series "Ahora Mismo" hosted by Roberto Ruiz. Introduction is in both Spanish and English, with the rest of the episode in English. Topic is the 1986 Cinco de Mayo festival in Portland that took place May 2,3, and 4. Guests Mike Lynch and Patty Laumand, members of the Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association, discuss the festival and other related events. Segment includes footage taken during festival. Music by Pa'Lante, Ritmo Tropical, Poly Chavez, Sus Coronados. Directed and edited by Theresa Soliz.

Segment 1 credits: Host, James Wygant; Guests, Frank Heyl and Keith West; Producer, Liz Lynch; Director, Ray Larson; Technical Director, Stan Hintz; Cameras, Terry Soliz, Barbara Affleck and Scott Thompson; Audio/Video, John Hills; Lights and Set, James Wygant; Electronic Titles, Liz Lynch.

Segment 2 credits: Host, Roberto Ruiz; Guests, Mike Lynch and Patty Laumand; Producer, Roberto Ruiz; Director/Editor, Theresa Soliz; Switcher, Dave Michaud; Audio, Stan Hintz; VTR Operator, John Hills; First Assistants, Joselito Romero and Peter Piazza; Cameras, Ray Larson, Scott Thompson, Theresa Soliz; Floor Director, Mitch Burgess; Electronic Graphics, Theresa Soliz; Studio Lights and Set, Maria Alanis and Theresa Soliz. Music by Pa'Lante, Ritmo Tropicale, Poly Chavez, and Sus Coronados.

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Community Focus; Quilters Market

Segment 1: Community Focus - First segment of Community Focus features Betty Williams, the Director and Coordinator of the Ebony and Ivory Strutters, a drill team out of Peninsula Park, along with Captain of the drill team, Selena Strong. Hosted by Jeff Gamble, the segment includes clips of drill team practices (contains copyrighted music). Interstitial with Open House of Prayer Choir. (0:17:42) Next is the Health Segment of Community Focus, hosted by Juanita Juanita Lyday (listed as Juanita Harris onscreen during program- possibly a typo since the guests' last name is Harris), with aerobics instructor Evonne Harris of The Spa Figure and Fitness Center. Following interview, Harris leads an exercise and stretching session with volunteer Tina Powell. Segment 2: (0:30:20) Quilters Market - A conversation with long-time quilter and member of the Quilters Market, Fern Stengel, discussing how the Quilters Market got started. Hosted by Lyn Kennison, also a quilter. The two discuss some common quilting patterns and techniques. Fellow members, Natalie Shellens and Carrie Atherton, give a quilting demonstration. Produced by Lyn Kennison.

Segment 1 credits: Jeff Gamble, Evonne Harris, Juanita Lyday, Betty Williams, Selena Strong; Produced by Mark Lewis; Directed by Mark Lewis; Floor Director, Onnie Lewis; Cameras, Jean Lyday and Mark Saltveit; Technical Director, Stan Hintz; Audio, Jim Apilado; Assistant Audio, H.R. Lewis; Sets and Lighting, Jim Apilado; Electronic Graphics, Stefan Enriquez.

Segment 2 credits: Lyn Kennison, Fern Stengel, Carrie Atherton, Natalie Shellans; Produced by Lyn Kennison; Technical Director, Stan Hintz; Audio, Jim Apilado; Electronic Graphics, Scott Thompson; Cameras, Liz Lynch, John Hills; Video, Stefan Enriquez; Floor Director, Anita Paulsen; LIghts and Setting, TVAP crew; Consultants, Quilters Market.

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Conversation on Creativity with Frances Costikyan and Ann Sullivan; Kid's TV - David Bryant & Anne Bell (NWFVSC)

Segment 1: "Conversations on Creativity" with host Frances Costikyan. She talks with Ann Sullivan, a long-time staff writer for the Oregonian, about her life, upbringing, and her work as a woman journalist. (0:30:10) Interstitial is a fundraising pledge request from TVAP Director Liz Lynch, (0:34:36) followed by a short video called "A Walk through the Forest with TVAP" by Stan Hintz, mainly shots of nature, trees, and streams. Segment 2: (0:36:42) "Kids-TV and Other Works by Young People" discussion with Kids-TV Producer, David Bryant, and Anne Bell, the Education Coordinator of the Northwest Film and Video Center / Northwest Film Study Center (now Northwest Film Center). Bell discusses several initiatives by the Center and shows clips from "Kids-TV," a program produced during the Artquake Festival downtown, and "The Columbia River Gorge: A Natural History," a stop-motion and live action film produced at Cleveland High School as part of a biology class through the Filmmakers in Schools program.

Segment 1 credits: Written, directed, produced and hosted by Frank Fayssoux; Executive Producer Cathy Adams; Associate Producer Ken Darby; Camera, Ken Darby; Additional Camera Work, John Seigendall and Peter Lesueur; Character Generator, Roy "Dusty" Nicholas; Edited by Frank Fayssoux with assistance from PCA staff. Equipment and Support, TVAP, Liz Lynch; Coordinator, PCA and Liberty Cable. Cast: Frank Fayssoux; Blackie, Hobo Tramp; John Stone, Oregon Employment Division; John Lee, Baloney Joe's; Teresa Brothers, Pacific Northwest Bell; Sr. Marjorie Ille, Rich Hotel Manager; Charles Hamilton, Rich Hotel Resident; Michael Stoops, Burnside Community Council; Cathy Adams, Burnside Bridge; Marvin Welt, Youth Job Developer, City of Portland.

Segment 2 credits: Host, Steve Brown; Guests, Sue Preece and James Brown, Jr.; Producer, Steve Brown; Director, Stan Hintz; Technical Director, John Hills; Floor Director, Frank Fayssoux; Video, Ken Darby; Audio, Ron Cummings; Camera Operators, Cecilia Goodnight and Dan Sackett; Lights and Set, Dan Sackett, John Hills and Ron Cummings; Electronic Graphics, Steve Ward. Music by Don Latarski.

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DADA (acapella / singing group); Clara Fraser vs. Seattle City Light: The political and sex discrimination case is discussed.

Segment 1: The acappella group DADA performs. Singers include Theresa Koon, Celia Twomey, and Sandy Young. Segment 2: (0:28:00) Free Speech in the Workplace: Clara Fraser vs Seattle City Light, Merle Woo vs University of California at Berkeley. Marguerite Elia, a member of the Merle Woo Defense Committee the Clara Fraser Defense Committee, along with Kathy Frederick from Portland chapter of National Organization for Women (NOW), and radio newscaster Carolyn Meyers discuss Clara Fraser's sex and political ideology suite against Seattle City Light and Merle Woo's race and sex discrimination charges against the University of California, Berkeley.

DADA credits: Technical Director and Floor Director, Bill Hartman; Audio, Vic Hortaleza; Video, Bob Flug; Cameras, Dan Halverson and Pat Rosenkrantz; Lighting, Dave Ortiz; Electronic graphics. Michael Gust.

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Death of a Sideshow Part 1

Tape 1: Part 1 of "Death of a Sideshow," (title drawn from segment title card). Begins with various footage of police responses to drunkeness, public intoxication and disturbances, intercut with footage of individuals socializing inside a bar. Host introduces the video, describing the journalistic approach utilized for capturing different perspectives of life on "skid row." Various footage and interviews with business owners, individuals on the street, farmers/landowners, unskilled laborers, and labor agency employees. Voice-over narration explains how new businesses and urban renewal of the downtown area displaces low-income residents. Footage of the planning, development and construction of the US Bank Plaza (now referred to locally as "Big Pink"), including interviews with those organizing the project. Describes theft of pension checks, referred to as "Jackrolling," and life inside various shelters, resource centers, and detox centers.

Locations captured during filming: Sam's Grocery, Shoreline Hotel, Jazz Day Opus (formerly New Slavic Tavern), Old Town Plaza, Sinclair's Fine Arts, The Cuckoo's Nest, US Bank Plaza, Everett Street Drop-In Center, The Portland Rescue Mission.

Credits: Filmed and edited by Michael McLeod; Sound by Peter Maroney; Produced by Peter Maroney and Michael McLeod; Executive Producer Ed Godfrey. A KGW Television News Presentation.

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Death of a Sideshow Part 2

Tape 2: Part two of "Death of a Sideshow." Interviews with shelter and low-income housing residents, business owners, and police officers. Continued discussion of the US Bank Plaza development. Ends with footage of funeral procession and burial with musical overlay. Segment ends at (0:16:44). Segment 2: (0:17:56) Behind-the-scenes footage of television program recording. Locations captured during filming: Sam's Grocery, Shoreline Hotel, Jazz Day Opus (formerly New Slavic Tavern), Old Town Plaza, Sinclair's Fine Arts, The Cuckoo's Nest, US Bank Plaza, Everett Street Drop-In Center, The Portland Rescue Mission. Credits: Filmed and edited by Michael McLeod; Sound by Peter Maroney; Produced by Peter Maroney and Michael McLeod; Executive Producer Ed Godfrey. A KGW Television News Presentation.

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Dennis Banks at PSU Part 1

Tape 1: Part one of "Dennis Banks at PSU." Extraneous footage of "Neighborhood Conversation" program with guest Tom Taylor, at beginning of video, ends abruptly. Segment begins at (0:00:34), with speakers from the American Indian Movement, protesting extradition. Speakers include the founder of the American Indian Movement, Dennis Banks, along with Ron Williams and Jack Scott (Williams and Scott do not speak during presentation). Several groups sponsored the event, including: The Student Coalition Against Racism, The Black Cultural Affairs Board, The Chicano Student Union, United Indian Students in Higher Education, The Associated Students at Portland State University (PSU), The Young Socialist Alliance, and the Philosophy department at PSU, the School of Social Work, and the Black Studies program. The event was held at PSU. Dennis Banks discusses the court case of United States v. Dennis Banks and Russell Means, the occupation of Wounded Knee, Civil Rights for Indigenous peoples, governmental and judicial mistreatment of Indigenous peoples, and violence towards Indigenous peoples. Video ends abruptly.

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Dennis Banks at PSU Part 2

Tape 2: Part two of "Dennis Banks at PSU." Dennis Banks continues discussing his experiences during court case and protesting extradition. Dennis Banks' speaking event ends, and sound cuts at (0:22:10), video cuts at (0:24:40), with blank screen. At (0:25:16) extraneous footage of poster art advertising the event and other various protest art.

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Elmers Flag Shop

Segment 1: Interview with owner of Elmer's Flag and Banner shop, Elmer Reider. Reider discusses flag sales during 1976 bicentennial and history of flag designs in the United States. Describes design elements and symbolism found in flags. Segment 2: (0:11:42) Second part of interview with Reider. Continues history of flag design. (0:16:14) Interstitial is footage of flags flying outdoors. Segment 3: (0:17:36) begins with choppy footage, resolving at 0:18:08. Group of actors rehearsing lines for a parody performance/play of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Segment 4: (0:26:24) Unidentified committee speaking with representative from the city attorney's' office about wording revisions to draft document relating to Red Cross' "policy and action recommendations." Representative mentions having worked with city attorney and Dean Gisvold in drafting the document.

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Evelyn Beebe Shirk

No audio/video until 0:00:46. Interview recorded in the membership lounge at the Oregon Historical Society (OHS). Host is Charles Digregorio, the Urban Historian at OHS. Guests are second cousins, Evelyn Beebe Shirk and Mary Caroline Webster Hull. Purpose of interview is to gain insight of Oregon and Portland history. Beebe Shirk and Webster Hull discuss their genealogy and their relation to: Captain Couch (John H. Couch), George Flanders Wilson, Robert Bruce Wilson, Caroline Couch, General Charles F. Beebe, Mary Kenneth Beebe, Mary Caroline Wilson Burns, Virginia Wilson, Jack Burns. Also mention C.S.Wood, a family friend. Video cuts and ends abruptly.

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Future Visions: Portland Science Fiction Society & Friends of Dr. Who

Hour-long program with members of the NW Science Fiction Society and Friends of Dr. Who. During the interview, group members discuss the purpose of the group; to meet and talk about science fiction and related interests. Viewers phone-in to ask questions, and the group talks about the upcoming annual convention, Orecon, and about the newly added convention, Westercon (West Coast Regional Convention), the following summer. During a program break, Wilson High School Student Dan Howard, who provides information about TVAP scheduling. Following the break is a slideshow and the group discusses the images.

Credits: Guests, Bryce Walden, Rick Bilyew, John Lorentz, Steve Barry; Produced by Dan Sackett; Directed by Virginia Bruce; Technical Director, Stan Hintz; Audio, Ron Cummings; Video, Steve Ward; Cameras, Patti Bruce and Ken Darby; Floor Director, Frank Fayssoux; Electronic Graphics, Cecelia Goodnight; Slide Operator, Mark Lewis; Assistant Director, Oscar Halpert.

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Garbage, an SOS to Outer Space - The Family Circus

Variety program by acting troupe The Family Circus, performing their musical comedy production of "Garbage, an SOS to Outer Space," an interactive play presented to children. Extraterrestrial beings are sent to Portland, Oregon and discover pollution. They help humans defeat the Smog Monster, and teach them how to protect the earth and prevent pollution.

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Glory Seekers and The Rats

Hour long program of Portland Music Television (PMTV). Interviews with musicians and footage from live performances. Identified bands include: Wild Dogs, The Glory Seekers, The Usual Suspects, Ed and the Boats, The Rats (musicians include Fred and Toody Cole of Dead Moon).

Credits: Performances by, Wild Dogs, The Glory Seekers, The Usual Suspects, Ed and the Boats, The Rats; Produced and Directed by Frank Fayssoux; Technical Director, Stan Hintz; Cameras, Tony Cassera, John Hills, Ray Walson; Floor Director, Frank Mahoney; Lights and Sets, everybody; Audio, John Gamon; Video, Dan Sackett; Electronic Graphics, Scott "Torch" Thompson.

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Grow Access

"Grow - Gardening and Recycling the Organic Way," (title drawn from segment title card). Program about community gardening and growing produce. Narrated by Janet Rullo, this video features an organic community garden located in Northwest Portland and the neighborhood group responsible for its implementation and care. Includes short interviews with community members involved with the garden. Provides information about the organization, Grow, and its' function in the community; in addition to the community garden, Grow also organizes a 12-week educational program with a curriculum based on gardening topics.

Credits: Camera, Jack Sanders; Narrated by Janet Rullo; Edited by Bill Crosley and Janet Rullo. Grow was made possible with funding from The Yarg Foundation and The Westland Foundation.

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Happenings at Pioneer Square with Bill Bulick

Segment 1: Video begins with title card for the Dan Halvorson show, before cutting to color bars and blank screen. TVAP opening credits begin at (0:00:54), leading in to "Pioneer Courthouse Square Summer Events." Host Peter Lesueur and guest Bill Bulick, the Program Director of the Pioneer Courthouse Square, discuss new initiatives to use Pioneer Courthouse Square for cultural, public, and art events. Program ends and cuts to segment 2: "The Dan Halvorson Show: Nuclear Survival - Reality of Farce," (0:32:03) from February 4, 1983, a call-in satirical program on surviving nuclear blast. The Halvorson segment was likely taped-over for the Pioneer Courthouse Square segment.

Segment 1 credits: Host, Peter Lesueur; Guest, Bill Bulick; Produced and Directed by John Hills; Technical Director Stan Hintz; Camera Operators, Liz Lynch and Ray Larson; Floor Director, Pamela Elton; Audio, Jim Apilado; Electronic Graphics, Scott "Shah" Thompson. Special thanks to Tony Cassera for videotaping.

Segment 2 credits: Produced by Dan Halvorson; Co-Directors, Bob Flug and Bill Hartman; Technical Director, Dave Michaud; Camera, Derek Kinne and Brian Spiegel; Audio, Jim Apilado; Floor Director, Victor Hortaleza; Video, Ken Zeidman; Character Generator, Tom Cambell; Lights, Dan Halvorson; Guests, Chris Bowskill, Jaime Leopold, Molly Ingram, Jim Edgerton. Copyright 1982 by John French and Brenda French. "Generation Genocide," copyright 1981 by John French and James Calvossa. "Bellushi" Copyright 1982 by John Davis. American Beat Dancers, LaRue Bevens, Brynna Hurwitz, Kim Tilger, Pam Matsuda-Dunn.

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Jose Castro (Artist/ Hispanic Media Project); Portland Pet Peeves

Segment 1: "Hispanic Artist" (drawn from segment title card), is a video profile of Woodburn artist Jose Castro. Segment hosted by Jim Apilado and member of the Hispanic Media Project, Terry Soliz. In addition to discussing his recent mural projects, Castro walks audience through the screen printing process. Followed by portion about Castro's artwork. Broadcast from Liberty Cable. At the beginning of some segments, there is no audio for several seconds (part of original broadcast). Segment 2: (0:35:30) "Portland Peeves," a live call-in show hosted by Rosemary Jane and Sally Green. People call in to discuss their pet peeves about Portland. On set is Grant Raddon from Portland kite store Wind Play. In between the two main segments is a short video called "A Walk through the Forest with TVAP" by Stan Hintz, mainly shots of nature, trees, and streams with music overlay.

Segment 1 credits: Artist, Jose Castro; Studio Hosts, Terry Soliz and Jim Apilado; Studio Director, Scott Thompson.

Segment 2 credits: Produced and Directed by Scott "Torch" Thompson; Technical Director, Ed Seifert; Floor Director, Sherrill Thompson; Audio, Ben "Jammin" Wagor; Video, Stan Hintz; Cameras, Robert Wynn and Frances Cositkyan; Set Design and Lights, TVAP crew; Character Generator, John Rekow; Guests, Rosemary Jane and Sally Green.

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Ken Leback Attempts to Eat Guinness Book of World Records

Audio starts at (0:00:25) over television static, with video starting at (0:01:05). Ken Leback introduces his challenge to eat every page from a Guinness Book of World Records within a 30-minute time period. During the challenge, he reads record entries from the book, and drinks water and milk to prevent choking. He does not complete the challenge.

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Lavender Troubadour Part 1

Tape 1: Part one of "Lavender Troubadour." One-woman performance by Lavender Troubadour, telling the story of a lesbian couple, Beth and Alice. The performer details the societal and familial discrimination, oppression and violence Beth and Alice experienced as an openly gay couple, and describes the acceptance and belonging they received from the gay community, and gay and lesbian support groups. Beth becomes a public speaker advocating for gay rights. Mentions the Stonewall riots in 1969, and several court cases relating to discrimination. Video ends abruptly.

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Lavender Troubadour Part 2

Tape 2: Part two of "Lavender Troubadour." Program continues, and performer reveals that she is Alice. Alice goes on to describe how she and Beth faced housing discrimination, threats, and acts of violence throughout their relationship. Later, Alice describes a horrific incident in which she and Beth attend a party, and party goers are locked inside the building while it is lit on fire. Alice describes escaping the fire alone, later learning that Beth died in the fire.

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Mary Scott Neighborhood Conversations

Interview with Mary Scott, resident of Northwest Portland. Scott talks about her involvement with the Northwest District Association (NWDA), and the Northwest Arts Fair program, Splash. Scott served on the Board of NWDA, previously working as a Coordinator for the office. Scott discusses recent demolition of homes in the Northwest area, and her experiences working with tenant groups through her position at Legal Aid, covering topics of landlord responsibilities and tenant rights and protections. She goes on to describe what it's like living in Northwest Portland, and some of the issues the area is facing, such as crime and affordable housing.

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