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WLS Channel 7 - 30th Anniversary Special (Part 3, 1978)

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Here's Part 3 of WLS Channel 7's 30th Anniversary Special, broadcast from Chicago's Park West and hosted by Eyewitness News anchors Fahey Flynn and Joel Daly.

This part includes:

Joel opening this segment by giving a shout-out to Jim Moran "The Courtesy Man," Marty Faye, Jim Conway, "Mr. Chicago" Irv Kupcinet, Norman Ross and Sandi Freeman, each of whom take their respective bows; Fahey then quips that Moran was "the only commercial spokesman to apo...

WHEN Channel 5 - Channel 5 Morning Report with Mike Leiderman - "Baby, It's Cold Outside" (1971?)

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Transferred direct from Quad 2" tape, and not from Chicago itself, but Chicago-related, as this features Mike Leiderman who would go on to become a fixture both in front of and behind the camera in Chicago television (mainly at WMAQ Channel 5 and WFLD Channel 32).

This was from the days when he was an anchor at CBS affiliate WHEN Channel 5 (now WTVH) in Syracuse, NY. It is one of the four-minute Channel 5 Morning Reports he anchored at 8:55am and 9:55am (ET). On this p...

WBBM Channel 2 - The 20th Annual Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 5, 1978)

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Here's Part 5 of the Twentieth Annual Chicago Emmy Awards on WBBM Channel 2, hosted by Bob Newhart.

This part features Johnny Morris, Hector Perez, Jim Tilmon, Ruth Graham, Warner Saunders, Frank Jackson, John Coughlin and Lee Phillip, archive footage of Frank Reynolds, Irv Kupcinet, Dorothy Vredenburgh, Jerry Colonna, Howard K. Smith, John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon, and phot...

WBBM Channel 2 - The 20th Annual Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 4, 1978)

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Here's Part 4 of the Twentieth Annual Chicago Emmy Awards on WBBM Channel 2, hosted by Bob Newhart.

This part features Don Craig, Naurice Roberts, Harry Porterfield, Gail Sikevitz and Jim Ruddle, photos of Clifton and Frayn Utley, Burr Tillstrom, Fran Allison, "Kukla" and "Ollie," and archive footage of Dave Garroway, Wayne King, Johnny Erp, Fred Thomas, Keith Klein, Jane Pauley, a...

WLS Channel 7 - Eyewitness News at 10pm - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 1, 1979)

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Here's Part 1 of a special expanded edition of Eyewitness News at 10pm with Fahey Flynn and Joel Daly on WLS Channel 7, dealing almost entirely with the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 at O'Hare Field, the worst air disaster in U.S. history. Featuring Jim Gibbons and Hugh Hill. Includes:

WLS Eyewitness News bumper promo - "Chicago's #1 News Team" - different from the one on this clip from...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Ending of The Big Event - "Rooster Cogburn," Break & NewsCenter5 Update (1979)

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Here's the ending credits for the John Wayne / Katharine Hepburn film "Rooster Cogburn and the Lady" [1975] as aired on NBC's The Big Event, followed by a NewsCenter5 Update anchored by Mike Jackson, all as aired on WMAQ Channel 5.

Includes:

Film ending credits, with cast

Commercial: Schlitz Beer - "Beer Makes It Good - Schlitz Makes It Big" (voiceover by ??) - (C) 1979 Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co., Mil., Wis.

Commercial:...

WGN Channel 9 - Garfield Goose And Friends (Break & Ending, 1975)

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Here's a first - the first off-air recording of Garfield Goose and Friends that has ever been found (to my knowledge). Considering the program went off the air in 1976, this is not entirely surprising. (Some apparently erroneous TV listings had it showing again for short periods around 1982, but those have never been shown to be accurate)

This recording was ostensibly made for The Morning Movie presentation of "Sorry, Wrong Number" but luckily for us they started tapin...

WBBM Channel 2 - Channel 2 Weekend News (Part 2, 1978)

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Here's Part 2 of a complete edition of the Channel 2 Weekend News on WBBM Channel 2, anchored by Bob Wallace (substituting for Harry Porterfield). Also featuring Cyndy Brucato. Includes:

Bob reading or introducing the following items:

- An 18th century violin worth approximately $20,000 and owned by one Win Alterman (sp?) is stolen from Lake Shore Holiday Inn; Alterman had been out for dinner and discovered his room ransacked and the violin and other ite...

WLS Channel 7 - Eyewitness News At 5pm (Part 1, 1978)

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Here's Part 1 of a complete edition of the Eyewitness News at 5pm on WLS Channel 7. This is from a recording of the studio feed, so there are no commercials - instead we get to see some off-the-cuff moments where the anchors are waiting to go back on the air. Features John Drury, Terry Murphy, Bill Frink, Johnny Mountain, Bob Petty, Hugh Hill, and others. This part includes the following stories:

(opening cut slightly - recording starts late) (opening voiceover by ??)
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