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WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 at 10pm - "A Tale Of Two Weddings" (1981)

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In time for the upcoming Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, here's a 1981 segment from NewsCenter5 at 10pm on WMAQ Channel 5, with a Tale of Two (local) Weddings.

Anchor Chuck Henry introduces a report by Carol Marin (produced by Don Mosely) which opened with a shot of the wedding of William's parents, Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer, and tying it to the wedding of a Chicago couple, Donald Stell(?) and Mitzi Friedland (in that in both nuptials, th...

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 - "The Crash of Flight 191 - The Day After" (Part 1, 1979)

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Here's more coverage of the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 at O'Hare Field, the worst air disaster in U.S. history; this is Part 1 of a special edition of NewsCenter5 with Mike Jackson and Carol Marin (both in the studio and in field reports filed earlier in the day) from the day after the crash. Featuring Tom Korzeniowski, Rich Samuels and Jim Tilmon. Includes:

Tape starts in the middle of a report from Tom Korzeniowski at Touhy Avenue near Mount Prospect Road ...

WGN Channel 9 - Ray Rayner and His Friends - "A Visit From Buster Crabbe" (1980)

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Here's another cool clip from Ray Rayner salvaged from the dustbin of history! This one features a visit from the original "Flash Gordon," Mr. Buster Crabbe.

As the tape starts, Ray mentions that Buster had also played Buck Rogers at one time, and will be appearing the next day (March 29th) at 8:00pm and also on Sunday, March 30th at 2:00pm at the Northwest Federal Community Center, 4901 West Irving Park Road, and that recognized charities are asking for $3.00 donations, and t...

Donahue - "Andy Griffith & Friends" (Part 3, 1986)

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Here's Part 3 of an installment of Donahue that aired on WBBM Channel 2, hosted by Phil Donahue, with Andy Griffith, Don Knotts, Jim Nabors and George Lindsey reminiscing about their days on The Andy Griffith Show and promoting their upcoming reunion TV-movie, Return to Mayberry, which would air on the NBC Network on April 13th 1986; this was also a few months before Griffith began a nine-year run on TV as crafty defense lawyer Ben Matlock. (By this time, Donahue ...

WSNS Channel 44 - Illinois State Lottery - Super Shot (Part 4, 1976)

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This clip made possible by the donations from our generous group of "Fuzzketeers" during the Spring 2012 Tape Transfer Fundraiser.

Here's the fourth and final part of the Illinois State Lottery's Super Shot program on WSNS Channel 44. This was the Lottery's basketball-related game (the "Super Shot" signified hitting a basket). The hosts were Bob Hale and Sandie Wolsfeld. ...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Weekend (Opening, 1979)

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Here's the opening moments for an edition of one of the 100 or so newsmagazines NBC attempted until finally hitting it in the 1990's with Dateline NBC. This is of Weekend, which had aired every so often since the mid-1970's (in the first year or so of NBC's Saturday Night Live, Weekend aired once a month in that same time slot). The hosts at this juncture were Linda Ellerbee and Lloyd Dobyns, who would later co-anchor the short-lived NBC News Overnight tog...

WLS Channel 7 - News Bulletin - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 5, 1979)

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Here's Part 5 of WLS Channel 7's news coverage of the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 (a DC-10 manufactured by McDonnell-Douglas; scheduled to travel from Chicago to Los Angeles), 1/2 mile northwest of O'Hare Airport. Featuring Fahey Flynn, Diane Allen, Hugh Hill, Joel Daly, and Jim Gibbons. Includes:

News Bulletin bumper slide (voiceover by Janice Gears Kos)

Fahey and Diane leading off this section with a "Tragedy at O'Hare" graphic behind them, f...

WLS Channel 7 - Fahey Flynn Presents Seven's Greetings (Part 7, 1972)

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Here's Part 7 (the final part) of Fahey Flynn Presents: Seven's Greetings, a Christmas Eve special hosted by the legendary news anchor on WLS Channel 7. This was transferred from the original 2" quad master tape (long since trashed) onto 3/4" Umatic, from which this transfer was made. The show was recorded on Tuesday, December 19th 1972.


Seven's Greetings bumper, with synthesized version of "Carol of the Bells" as the musical interlude

WBBM Channel 2 - New Year's Eve: Chicago Style (Part 1, 1979/1980)

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Here's Part 1 of "New Year's Eve: Chicago Style" - a special on WBBM Channel 2. Unfortunately, the recording starts during a commercial break and we miss the first 10 minutes or so of the broadcast - still, lots of local fun in this one. :-)

Gary Deeb (the Tribune's TV-radio critic at the time) wrote in his column for Monday, December 31st 1979 - "The Local Line: Speaking of New Year's Eve, if you want to laugh yourself into convulsions, tune to WBBM-Ch. 2 about 11:40pm fo...