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WLS Channel 7 - Eyewitness News - "New Year's News" (Excerpt, 1979)

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Here's an excerpt of a New Year's Day edition from Eyewitness News anchored by Vivian Rosenberg(?) and Jay Levine, with reports from John Culea, Sheila Stainback and Karen Kalish. Includes:

As the tape comes in, we are in the middle of a report on a spate of murders of Chicago cab drivers, the latest victim being 24-year-old Bejan Moshkel Gosha (?) of North Sheridan Road, found shot to death at North Ashland after quarreling with a group of people.

This i...

WLS Channel 7 - News Bulletin - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 4, 1979)

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Here's Part 4 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 and Diane Allen. Includes:

News Bulletin bumper slide (voiceover by Janice Gears Kos)

Fahey Flynn has joined Diane in the Eyewitness News studio, and is leading off this part recounting on what he terms "the...

WBBM Channel 2 - Channel 2 Weekend News (Part 1, 1978)

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Here's Part 1 of a complete edition of the Channel 2 Weekend News on WBBM Channel 2, anchored by Bob Wallace (substituting for Harry Porterfield). Also featuring Brian Boyer. Includes:

Tail end of commercial for Arlington Race Track - "That's Entertainment" (post time 2pm, Monday-Saturday)

Animated WBBM Station ID (voiceover by Jerry Harper?)

Opening of Channel 2 Weekend News (with Dick Marx's famous "I Love Chicago, Chicago My Home...

WLS Channel 7 - 30th Anniversary Special (Part 2, 1978)

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Here's Part 2 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:

Fahey and Joel walking on the stage to the podium (with the iconic "Circle 7" logo up front), introduced (off-camera) by Gary Gears

Fahey opens with his famed "How do you do, ladies and gentlemen" intro, to hearty applause, while he and Joel trade barbs about...

WBBM Channel 2 - The 20th Annual Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 1, 1978)

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This is a tremendous find - not only do we have another (mostly) complete Chicago Emmy Awards telecast - this one from the 70s - as part of the 20th Anniversary they decided to have a retrospective of the local TV stations! So we get to see some footage, slides and pictures, which apparently at this point in 1978 were not yet thrown out or forgotten by the TV stations. (Some of the clips or bu...

WBBM Channel 2 - Channel 2 News Special Report - "Blizzard '79: Public Questions, City Answers" (Part 2, 1979)

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Here's Part 2 of a Channel 2 News Special Report, "Blizzard '79: Public Questions, City Answers," a call-in show hosted by Bill Kurtis and Walter Jacobson on WBBM Channel 2, with Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Chairman James McDonough, Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Francis Degnan, Fire Commissioner Richard Albrecht, and Police Superintendent James O'Grady taking questions from irate Chicagoans. Also featuring Steve Shepard at the 6200 block of South Archer in Southwest Chicago,...

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

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

This part features Lee Phillip, Fahey Flynn, Chuck Collins, Jim Ruddle, Dick Kay, Bonnie DeVries, Rich Samuels, Jim Cummins, Rich Newberg, Don Craig, Irv Kupcinet, Bill Kurtis and Donna LaPietra, and archive footage of Norman Barry, Ray Rayner, Jim Stewart, Ned Locke, Len O'Connor, A...

WBBM Channel 2 - Channel 2 News Special Report - "Blizzard '79: Public Questions, City Answers" (Part 4, 1979)

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Here's Part 4 (the last part offered here) of a Channel 2 News Special Report, "Blizzard '79: Public Questions, City Answers," a call-in show hosted by Bill Kurtis and Walter Jacobson on WBBM Channel 2. Note: According to TV listings, this program ran about 70 minutes, so we are missing approximately the last 10 minutes.

Program features Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Chairman James McDonough, Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Francis Degnan, Fire Commissioner...

WBBM Channel 2 - So You Think You Know Chicago? (Part 1, 1974)

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Here's Part 1 of a special called So You Think You Know Chicago? on WBBM Channel 2. This was the third broadcast in a continuing series of shows called Chicago Alive. The hosts were legendary anchors Bill Kurtis and Walter Jacobson. Al...