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WMAQ Channel 5 - NBC News Chicago Report - "Russian/American Culture" (Excerpt, 1972)

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Here's an excerpt from a broadcast of the NBC News Chicago Report on WMAQ Channel 5. This clip comes in at the end of a report on a local radio station, WEDC (1240 AM), that at the time primarily aired Polish and Spanish programming - and also some Russian-language programming for Chicago's Russian-American community; the reporter noted a heightened interest in Russian culture in the wake o...

Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics (Commercial #2, 1979)

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(NOTE - this clip was originally broadcast in color but was recorded in Black & White)

Here's Steve Allen with another spot for Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics courses.

Become a "Dynamic Reader"

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, January 17th 1979.

Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics (Commercial #1, 1979)

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(NOTE - this clip was originally broadcast in color but was recorded in Black & White)

Here's Steve Allen with another spot for Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics courses.

Become a "Dynamic Reader"

This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, January 16th 1979.

The Temptations from Sessions (Record Offer, 1979)

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(NOTE - this clip was originally broadcast in color but was recorded in Black & White)

Here's a record offer for The Temptations Greatest Hits by Sessions.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, January 17th 1979.

WFLD Channel 32 - PM Magazine (Opening, 1984)

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Here's the opening from the Chicago WFLD Channel 32 broadcast of PM Magazine on October 25th, 1984.

Hosted by Susan Boller and Dave Saint

WGN Channel 9 - The Hollywood Squares - "Technical Difficulties Moment" (Promo, 1980)

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Here's a promo for The Hollywood Squares on WGN Channel 9 which had some audio difficulty, followed by a bumper for The Morning Movie and the opening titles for a WGN Editorial. Includes:

Promo for The Hollywood Squares - now based out of the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas - for weeknights at 10pm. "Squares" shown in rapid-fire order after host Peter Marshall's "Hello, stars!" are:

Loretta Swit
Mike Farrell
Lauren Tewes
Gav...

WTTW Channel 11 - Monty Python's Flying Circus - "Missing Political Choreographer Opening" (1980)

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Well this is something pretty darn rare. Here's the opening of a WTTW Channel 11 broadcast of an episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus. It was the episode "A Book at Bedtime" (originally from 1973 - Season 3; Episode 12). Sound ordinary so far? Well, it isn't. The opening of the show includes a sketch that has essentially been lost.

The official DVD release of this episode doesn't have it (known as the "Political Choreographer" sketch) - in fact, the

WFLD Channel 32 - PM Magazine (Break #1, 1984)

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Here's break #1 from the Chicago WFLD Channel 32 broadcast of PM Magazine on October 25th, 1984. Hosted by Susan Boller and Dave Saint.

Includes:

Dominick's

Shoe-Town

Benylin

American Airlines

Saxon

WYCC Channel 20 - "First Broadcast" (Part 1, 1983)

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Here's Part 1 of the first broadcast of WYCC Channel 20, which rose from the ashes of the previous occupant of the Channel 20 dial, WXXW, that had left the air in 1974. Includes:

11 seconds of station ID, with '20' blinking on and off, followed (after cut off of that section on tape) by 48 seconds of message on screen (orange type on dark blue background):

WE EXPECT TO BE ON THE AIR FEB 17 AT 5 PM
WATCH FOR OUR AD IN THE SUN-TIMES
CHANNEL 20 WYCC T...