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WLS Channel 7 - Fahey Flynn Presents Seven's Greetings (Part 2, 1972)

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Here's Part 2 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.

Featured in this part are Suzy Streetnoise and the puppets Meisterburger and Mike Raphone and from Interesting News for Kids, Feminine Franc...

WTTW Channel 11 - Made in Chicago - "Aliotta-Haynes-Jeremiah / Bill Quateman" (Part 4, 1974)

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Here's Part 4 (the final part) of a local music show, Made in Chicago, on WTTW Channel 11. This program (which was also simulcast on WBBM-FM 96.3) was a predecessor to Soundstage which was also produced by the station and aired nationally over PBS. The guests on this (re-run airing) edition were Aliotta-Haynes-Jeremiah (bassist Mitch Aliotta, guitarist Skip Haynes and pianist John Jeremiah) and Bill Quateman.

Note: As with other things we've found, this is ...

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 - "The Crash of Flight 191 - The Day After" (Part 2, 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 2 (the last part) of a special edition of NewsCenter5 with Mike Jackson and Carol Marin from the day after the crash. Featuring Lynne Scott, Barry Kaufman, Stephen Ray, Jim Tilmon and Bonnie DeVries. Includes:

Mike Jackson describes the grim task county medical examiners have in identifying the bodies pulled from the wreckage of Flight...

WMAQ Channel 5/NBC Network - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 1, 1979)

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Here's Part 1 of continuing coverage from WMAQ Channel 5 and the NBC Network of the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 at O'Hare Field, the worst air disaster in U.S. history; this features Jim Ruddle and Jim Tilmon, with NBC News coverage from Chuck Scarborough (longtime anchor at WNBC Channel 4 in New York, having worked there nonstop since 1974), featuring Jim Cummins, Fred Briggs and Heidi Schulman. Includes:

The tail end of NewsCenter5 at 10pm with Jim Ruddle, a...

WSNS Channel 44 - Al Lerner Sports - "So Long..." (Part 3, 1971)

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Here's Part 3 of the final episode of Al Lerner Sports on WSNS Channel 44. Lerner was the station's first sportscaster, and would go on to a long career with such stations as WLS Channel 7, WMAQ Channel 5, WGN Radio 720 and WSCR-AM, as well as being a wrestling announcer. Also featuring a young (and at this point, moustacheless) Tim Weigel, then a sportswriter for the now-defunct Chicago Daily News, who himself would become a familiar face on Chicago television, working for all three...

WBBM Channel 2 - Fright Night (Opening, 1971-72)

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Here's the opening sequence for WBBM Channel 2's stab at a horror movie showcase, Fright Night.

This opening was created by Jim Talbot.

Jim recalls:
"I had designed and animated the wbbm station break for Hal Biard, who was head of promotion for channel 2. He liked it and asked me to do something for their fright night late night movie.

I was a one man operation back then (still am) working from the back porch of an editing compan...

WGN Channel 9 - Mid-Day Report With Jack Taylor (1976)

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Here's a complete edition of the Mid-Day Report with Jack Taylor on WGN Channel 9. Includes:

Mid-Day Report bumper and voiceover intro (by Merri Dee)

Jack Taylor reads the following stories:

- All-points bulletin issued in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio for arrest of three men in connection with abduction of 26 California schoolchildren and th...

WBBM Channel 2 - The 20th Annual Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 11, 1978)

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Here's Part 11 of the Twentieth Annual Chicago Emmy Awards on WBBM Channel 2, hosted by Bob Newhart.

This part features Jim Ruddle, Jack Brickhouse, and the voice of Don Ferris, plus vintage footage of Big Bird, Bob Cromie, Julia Child, William F. Buckley Jr., Alistair Cooke, David Susskind, Lowell Thomas, Bill Moyers, Robert MacNeil, Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel, John Callaway, Dick C...

WSNS Channel 44 - Al Lerner Sports - "So Long..." (Part 1, 1971)

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Here's Part 1 of the final episode of Al Lerner Sports on WSNS Channel 44. Lerner was the station's first sportscaster, and would go on to a long career with such stations as WLS Channel 7, WMAQ Channel 5, WGN Radio 720 and WSCR-AM, as well as being a wrestling announcer. Also featuring a young (and at this point, moustacheless) Tim Weigel, then a sportswriter for the now-defunct Chicago Daily News, who himself would become a familiar face on Chicago television, working for all three...