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WBBM Channel 2 - So You Think You Know Chicago? (Part 4, 1974)

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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 Part 4 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, and...

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 Update, Break & Today Excerpt (1975)

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Here's a NewsCenter5 update on WMAQ Channel 5 anchored by Royal Kennedy, followed by a commercial break and the first two minutes of the second half-hour of the Today show, featuring Jim Hartz, Barbara Walters and Lew Wood. Includes:

Royal Kennedy reporting the following local items:

- Tail end of story on Illinois primary

- Chicago Board of Election Commissioners investigating charges that Alderman Tyrone Kenner's petition contained...

WBBM Channel 2 - TV 2 News at 10pm (Part 1, 1973)

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Here's Part 1 of a complete edition of the TV 2 News at 10pm on WBBM Channel 2 with anchor Bob Wallace, with a brief appearance by Bruce Roberts and featuring future CBS and NBC News correspondent Bob Faw. Includes:

Animated TV 2 station ID (voiceover by ??)

TV 2 News at 10pm open - "From the Newsroom" - featuring Wallace and sportscaster Bruce Roberts, plus preview of the situation in the Middle East (voiceover by ??)

Bob Wallace an...

WBBM Channel 2 - TV2 News at 10 (Part 4, 1972)

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Here's Part 4 of an edition of the TV2 News at 10 on WBBM Channel 2, with Bob Wallace substituting for then-regular anchor Bob McBride. Also featuring sportscaster Brent Musburger.

This edition was transferred from the original 2" Quad tape.

Includes:

Bob introducing future nationally-famous sportscasting legend Brent Musburger's sports report by contrasting TV2 News' work ethic with his constantly watching TV - which Mr. Musburger says is p...

WBBM Channel 2 - So You Think You Know Chicago? (Part 3, 1974)

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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 Part 3 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, and...

WBBM Channel 2 - Hunter - "The Costa Rican Connection" (Opening, Preview Breaks & Ending, 1977)

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Here's the opening, preview breaks and ending moments of an episode of the TV series Hunter.

And no, folks, this is not the 1984-91 series on NBC (and thus, seen by Chicagoans on WMAQ Channel 5) with Fred Dryer and Stepfanie Kramer, but a virtually forgotten, short-lived series - "A Lorimar Production" (the company famous at the time for The Waltons and, later, for Dallas and Knots Landing) - that ran on the CBS Network and therefore aired in Chica...

WBBM Channel 2 - Channel 2 News Special Report - "Blizzard '79: Public Questions, City Answers" (Part 3, 1979)

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Here's Part 3 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 in the line of fire. Also featuring Steve Shepard. Includes:

Bill Kurtis mentioning how he rode the "L" duri...

WGN Channel 9 - John Drury and NewsNine (Opening & Excerpt, 1979)

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Here's the first five minutes of John Drury and NewsNine on WGN Channel 9. Besides the aforementioned once-and-future WLS Channel 7 anchor whose name was incorporated into the newscast's title upon his joining Channel 9, the opening moments also feature weatherman Tom Skilling and sportscaster (and fellow WLS alumnus) Bill Frink, and this clip features reports from David Margulies and Elizabeth Brackett. (Commentator Len O'Connor was mentioned in the open, but he does not appear anyw...

WFLD Channel 32 - Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts (Part 2, 1979)

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Here's Part 2 of Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts, a local interview program hosted by Kathy McFarland that followed an encore presentation of the Academy Award-winning Scared Straight! on WFLD Channel 32. Also featuring Gayle Franzen, Chief of the Illinois Department of Corrections, and Harold Thomas of the Chicago Police Department's Youth Division. Includes:

Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts bumper (voiceover by Ron Beattie)

In this part, K...