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WLS Channel 7 - "Pirate Report" (1987)

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Here's a news segment on WLS Channel 7 regarding the infamous "Max Headroom Pirating Incident".

Featuring Floyd Kalber. (and who's the guy at the end?), Dan Roan (incorrectly spelled as Rohn by WLS), and Bob Strutzel - WGN Spokesman.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, November 23rd 1987.

WBBM Channel 2 - "Pirate Report" (1987)

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Here's a news segment on WBBM Channel 2 regarding the infamous "Max Headroom Pirating Incident".

Featuring Bill Kurtis. Bob Strutzel - Director of Engineering at WGN-TV, Phillip Bradford of the FCC, and a quick glimpse of Walter Jacobson at the end. Mike Hersh (sp?) reporting.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, November 23rd 1987.

WMAQ Channel 5 - "Pirate Report" (1987)

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Here's a news segment on WMAQ Channel 5 regarding the infamous "Max Headroom Pirating Incident".

Featuring Carol Marin. Dan Roan, Bob Strutzel - WGN Engineer, Ron Magers, a 'going to commercial' bumper, and a small bit of a Venture commercial.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, November 23rd 1987.

WFLD Channel 32 - "Pirate Report" (1987)

Views: 4470

Here's a news segment on WFLD Channel 32 regarding the infamous "Max Headroom Pirating Incident".

Featuring Kris Long, Bob Strutzel - WGN Chief Engineer, Anders Yokom - Vice-President of WTTW-TV, Phil Bradford - FCC Engineer, Jack Conaty reporting, and Robin Robinson (or was it Robin Brantley back then?)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, November 23rd 1987.

WTTW Channel 11 - Doctor Who - "The Max Headroom Pirating Incident" (1987)

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During a broadcast of the Dr. Who episode "Horror of Fang Rock" on WTTW Chicago Channel 11, on Sunday November 22nd, 1987, at around 11:15pm, a Video "Pirate" wearing a Max Headroom mask broke into the signal and transmitted one of the weirdest, unauthorized things ever to hit the Chicago airwaves.

Earlier in the evening on the same day, during the Nine O'Clock News on Channel 9 (Yes, a completely different channel) the Max Headroom Pirate also broke in - although it was for a...

WGN Channel 9 - Garfield Goose and Friends - "Clutch Cargo" (1971?)

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Here's an interesting discovery! A 16mm film, found by Mr. Chance Mitchell on Ebay and graciously donated to us - it starts out with a vintage WGN Color Station ID (the same one we saw at the beginning of the Bozo's Circus: The Lost Tape special (albeit with different music), which is why I date this, for lack of a better guess, as from 1971)

Then follows the most complete, and richest-color-looking opening for Garfield Goose and Friends that I have ever seen bef...

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 At 6pm - "Piersall Incident" (1980)

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Here's the sports segment from NewsCenter 5 at 6pm on WMAQ Channel 5 featuring Mike Leiderman reporting. The top story of the day was Jimmy Piersall, White Sox broadcaster, going a bit nuts and attacking a sportswriter (Bob Gallas of the Arlington Heights Daily Herald) before getting into a fight with Mike Veeck. Includes a Jim Ruddle introduction at the beginning and Harry Caray giving his take on the incident. Also:

Ross Baumgarten (any relation to Robin?) talks with Mike ...

WLS Channel 7 - AM Chicago - "Here's Soap In Yer Eye" (1985)

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Here's a segment of an episode of AM Chicago on WLS Channel 7. The topic was controversial, provocative and outrageous radio talk show hosts and featured Alan Burke of WGBS in Miami, Morton Downey Jr. (on this show just going by Mort Downey) of WERE in Cleveland, Warren Freiberg of WLNR in Lansing, IL, Irv Homer of WWDB in Philadelphia, and Jerry Williams of WRKO in Boston. Starring Oprah Winfrey as host.

This episode featured the infamous "soap spraying" incident by Warren F...

ABC Network - World News Tonight - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 3 - Non-Crash News, 1979)

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Here's Part 3 of a complete edition (with commercials) of ABC's World News Tonight with Peter Jennings in London and Max Robinson in Washington (Frank Reynolds was on vacation), from the day of the worst air disaster in U.S. history, the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 just outside Chicago's O'Hare Airport. This segment has more of the non-crash news of the day. Featuring Dan Cordtz and Sam Donaldson. Includes:

Max Robinson introduces a report on the latest gove...