Reel opens - Ohio News Stories 1973
Gas Prices Rising:
CU on a 'Boron' gas pump. Price and gallons meter spinning around. Z'in on the total sale meter spinning around.
Talking head male talking with unseen reporter about the reasons for the increases in gas prices, competition and rising wholesale prices that are unjustified.
Mayoral Race Dinner for Mayoral Candidate Supporters:
Candidate for Mayor of Cleveland, Al Perk, making speech to a large room full of people having dinner.
Opposing female candidate, Mercedes Cotner, making campaign speech.
UAW Vote - Food Dealer.
Large Ford sign. Men arriving, getting out of car and facing mics from the media. Talking head male (UAW representative or head) talking to unseen reporters about why he's in town, reporter suggests rejection of union contract, which is denied by the man.
Interior large meeting room. People on the dais and man at podium. Lots of shouts and boos from the seemingly all male audience.
Male reporter standing in a field with horses. Horses roaming around as reporter talks about about contagious disease being ruled out as a cause of death. Talking head veterinarian speaking to reporter unseen about possible foul play leading to the death of some horses.
Scenes at political rally for Mayor of Cleveland, 1973. Candidate Ralph Perk walking around the room shaking hands with people at a political dinner. Perk's opponent Mercedes Cotner is seen hugging people, and standing at podium about to make a speech.
Talking head male talking to reporter about conserving energy and not having the town Christmas tree because its hard to light up and it uses the "big bulbs"
Cuyahoga Election Board (Virgil Brown): No Audio
People seated at a conference table headed by Cleveland Councilman, Virgil E. Brown.
Cutaway to large room of people seated at long tables at the Cuyahoga Election Board offices and all speaking on handheld telephones
Councilman Virgil Brown being interviewed about the elections in Cleveland, and how many people he anticipates will vote in Cleveland.
Reporter standing outside talks to camera about an upcoming election a confusing vote for increased property taxes and the race for council at large seats having an impact on the 1975 electoral run for mayor in Akron, Ohio.
Model Cities Grand Jury (Stand Up)
CU Large Grand Jury sign on glass door, the name John T. Corrigan in smaller letters. Men walking toward camera then into room. Reporters ask talking head Attorney about his witness and the questioning. African American male, seemingly a judge or attorney, answering questions posed by journalist about a Mr. Conte's testimony.
WS suburban home. CU broken windows with an exterior air conditioning unit. Child's car wagon. Reporter seen questioning talking head woman. Upset, the woman talks about a man who seemed very depressed and must have went crazy and had a nervous breakdown to have shot his own two children in their beds.
NO AUDIO. WS of a two story white suburban home. A handgun. WS POV from across the street a large church in suburban neighborhood.
TWA plane on airstrip. TWA arrival and departure board, z'out from board revealing attendant standing behind the TWA desk at airport. Attractive young woman TWA reservationist at Hopkins Airport talking to unseen reporter about TWA flight cancellations due to a strike.
Reporter on runway at Hopkins Airport, Cleveland, standing nearby a TWA jet talking into camera about the TWA strike.
NO AUDIO - WS down a city street. Peds walking across big city streets, some traffic. Bright yellow flowers in box on sidewalk. Digital temperature sign on Union Commerce Bank building reads 41 Degrees.
Nick Skorich - Brown vs Vikings:
Coach of the Cleveland Browns talking with unseen reporter about their Quarterback, Mike Phipps
CU on a TWA Arrival Departure board at the airport indicating all Cancelled flights.
Bishop Fulton J. Sheen
Bishop Fulton J. Sheen is seen speaking with a reporter about fear due to the threat of nuclear war and hHis message of hope - faith.
Bishop Fulton J. Sheen
NO AUDIO - Z'out from ws of an audience reveals Bishop Fulton J. Sheen wearing a red cloak or robe on stage preaching.
NO AUDIO - Transit Fuel Conservation
var shots of men seated around a conference table, papers in front of them, Man at head of table standing talking - audio comes back - about the importance of transit fuel conservation and is apparently from the Public Utilities Commission
Perk - Cotner at WVIZ. NO AUDIO
Candidate for Mayor - Cleveland, Mercedes Cotner is seen at podium addressing the League of Women Voters of Cleveland. Ralph Perk opposing candidate at podium also addresses the group.
Candidates for Mayor of Cleveland, Ralph Perk (incumbent) and Mercedes Cotner answers questions posed by an unseen Host - how many Blacks they have in their cabinets and what they plan on doing to improve minority representation in their administrations.
Sign on door to brick building "General Election Today" and the times to vote.
People outside holding signs "Vote Yes Issue 10 for the mentally retarded". Other folk handing out pamphlets, woman wearing "Grace - Council" banner.
Voters arriving, people outside handing voters pamphlets as they walk into building.
Reporter seen on the street interviewing talking head male wearing an orange banner "Kucinich" pinned to his jacket. He talks about campaining by going to people's homes with a printed piece of literature for the best way sto communicate rather than media and radio/tv advertising.
WS brick building, CU sign on building for the Call and Post, and African American weekly newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.
Newspaper article from the Call and Post editorials endorsing Mayoral candidate Ralph J. Perk.
African American male sitting at desk, could be the Editor of the Call and Post Newspaper? speaking to interviewer about the mayoral elections in Cleveland Ohio in 1973.
Z'out from the Cleveland, Ohio African American newspaper, the Call and Post, revealing headlines of the various articles.
Voting - NO AUDIO
Women seen going into and coming out of voting booths. Voting booth curtain opens revealing Mayoral Candidate, Ralph Perk. Opposing candidate Mercedes Cotner coming out of voting booth.
Reporter standing outside the SOHIO building (Standard Oil Company of Ohio - a successor of the original Standard Oil Company established in 1870 by J. D. Rockefeller). He reports about the raise in gas of 4 cents a gallon.
NO AUDIO - men seated around a round conference table (press conference with SOHIO)
Representative from SOHIO speaking at a press conference (indoors) about a gas shortage. Has no idea how long it will last, they have limited reserves.
Dark footage. Unknown talking head African American male businessman being interviewed around a conference table by reporter about a CTS (?) case being filed after a delay.
Business people at an indoor press conference -
Woody Hayes, head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes Football team talks at press conference about the details and strategies of a recent game.
B&W photo stills men with phone headsets
Elderly gentleman leafing through an old photo album and talking with interviewer about how election results were communicated back in the day. Z'in on an old newspaper article in the album with the headline, "Enter the 'Premier' Announcer.
Audio goes in and out.
CU on a Boron gas pump, the price and gallons rolling. Man pumping gas. Sign on gas station window with hours open. Man at open hood of car pouring liquid from an can into the engine.
Gas station attendant talking to reporter outside about the gas shortage and how they will compensate by cutting hours, fleet discounts, rationing gasoline.
Poster reads "Dog Gone it Out of Gas Closed Today". Unknown Official could be Roger Dreyer (President OPMCA) talking at press conference about the gas shortage
Small American flag planted in the ground outside building. Woman walking into building. Man standing at curb wind blowing his jacket and pants, looks cold, people crossing the street. SSKresge store in city. Peds walking in city looking cold, wind is blowing. Day is dark.
Head Coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes Football team, Woody Hayes, at press conference. He talks about the team, their defense, and opposing team.
CU on a gas pump shows sale price and gallons. Man at gas station kneeing, pumping gas into automobile.
Reporter at empty Perk election headquarters at the Polish Women's Hall
standing in front of giant "Perk is for the People" poster. He reports into camera about the outcome of the elections to be determined, and the possible re-election of the current mayor and candidate Al Perk.
African American male reporter sitting on an empty conference room table and talking about Perk's opponent candidate Mercedes Cotner.
End Reel - Ohio News Stories 1973
Description: OHIO NEWS STORIES: NOVEMBER 5-6, 1973
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