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Published on Aug 26, 2018
3D VR - Has to be viewed with the YOUTUBE app on iPhone!! CHROME browser on desktop.
Presented by: The Chicago History Museum & Geoffrey Alan Rhodes
Funded by: The Princess Grace Foundation, USA and The National Endowment for the Arts
Chicago00: The 1968 DNC Protests creates a virtual reality experience of the protests surrounding the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Historical film and photos of protests, police actions, and ensuing chaos in Grant Park on August 28th, 1968 are overlaid on contemporary VR photography of the sites. A narration by Dr. David Farber, author of "Chicago '68," leads the viewer through the historical context and events of that day.
About the Chicago 00 project:
Chicago00 is a partnership between the Chicago History Museum and filmmaker Geoffrey Alan Rhodes to produce and publish a series of site-specific, multimedia experiences that showcase the Museum’s film, photo, and sound archive.
Narrated by Dr. David Farber, Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor, Modern America, University of Kansas Author of, "Chicago ’68" (University of Chicago Press, 1988)
Designed by Geoffrey Alan Rhodes
Executive Producers Chicago History Museum Geoffrey Alan Rhodes
Conceived by Geoffrey Alan Rhodes and John Russick
Historical Photographs Chicago History Museum
Historical Audio "American Revolution 2: Battle of Chicago (Part 1)" (Chicago Film Group, 1969, 16mm., B&W, Sound) & "Urban Crisis and the New Militants: 'Social Confrontation: The Battle of Michigan Ave.'" (Chicago Film Group, 1968, 16mm., B&W, Sound) Courtesy of Chicago Film Archives
Music By E. Robert Velazco, from: "The Distant Drummer: A Movable Scene," Arlie Pictures & The U.S. National Institute of Health (1970) Courtesy of, The Prelinger Archives
Panoramic Photography & Compositing Geoffrey Alan Rhodes
Lead Historical Researcher Trevor Cunnien
Research Fellows Charlotte Rosen Alvita Akiboh
Project Intern María Camila Palacio
Major Funding The National Endowment for the Arts The Princess Grace Foundation USA
Additional Support The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Chabraja Center for Historical Studies Studs Terkel Center for Oral History
Special Thanks to: Julius Jones Angela Morris Timothy Paton Jr. Maxine Frendel