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WBBM Channel 2 - Channel 2 News Special Report - Blizzard '79 (Part 3, 1979)

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Here's Part 3, the last part, of a Channel 2 News Special Report on the Blizzard of 1979 - this update coming the day after the big snow hit. Includes:

Carrie Cochran anchoring; Phil Whitelaw giving a weather update; Cut commercial break with just a remnent of a Little Sisters of the Poor PSA; Carrie Cochran reporting on a rash of cooperation and helpfulness breaking out among the populace in the wake of the blizzard; another cut commercial break with a snippet of a Ford ad f...

WFLD Channel 32 - Newscope - "The Blizzard of '67" and Other Stories (Part 4, 1967)

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Here's Part 4, the last part, of an edition of Newscope on WFLD Channel 32, anchored by Patrick Muldowney.

NOTE: This is the earliest footage currently known to exist of a WFLD broadcast (albeit via kinescope); the sound heard in the background on the right channel is of time code as heard on 3/4" Umatic tapes. (this is not our museum's transfer)

Includes:

Patrick Muldowney gives the weather report, with fair skies and temperatures t...

WBBM Channel 2 - Channel 2 News Special Report - "Blizzard '79: Public Questions, City Answers" (Part 1, 1979)

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Here's Part 1 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, from five days after the city was socked by a massive snowstorm that went up to 20 inches and brought everything to a standstill (and ultimately cost Michael Bilandic his job as Mayor). Also featuring Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Chairman James McDonough, Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Francis Degnan, Fire...

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 At 5pm - "The Weather In Your Car" (1978)

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Here is an excerpt of the WMAQ Channel 5 NewsCenter5 coverage of the Blizzard of '78 which features a minor techincal difficulties moment. Anchor Ron Hunter tries to recover.

Features an excerpt of a story with Royal Kennedy reporting and advice from Matthew Sielski of the Chicago Motor Club.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Thursday, January 26th 1978.

Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Medicine - "Chicago" (Commercial, 1980)

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Here is a commercial for Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold Medicine featuring a Chicago angle.

Featuring these Chicago residents (or actors):

James Sommerfield
Theresa Szorzak (or is that Szarzak?)
Christian Moffett
Rita Hodak
Luann Stacy
John Grabowski (of course!) :-)

"Chicago, the Blizzard Capital..."

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, February 25th, 1980.

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 - 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...

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 Special Report - "Winter Of '79" (Part 1, 1979)

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Here's Part 1 of a NewsCenter5 Special Report on WMAQ Channel 5 about the great snowstorm of 1979. Features Jim Ruddle, Jim Tilmon, Chuck Henry and a report about the Mayoral cover-up called "No Blizzard Plan" by Dick Kay featuring former deputy mayor Kenneth Sain and Mayor Bilandic's Press Secretary Celeste Jurkovich. Also features a report by a young Andy Shaw with Helen Marcyan, LaSalle School Principal, and William Jackson, school bus driver.

Note: The airdate for this...

WFLD Channel 32 - Son Of Svengoolie - "Frankenstein" (Break #5, 1985)

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Here's Break #5 to another rare episode of Son of Svengoolie. This was number 302 where he was presenting the classic film "Frankenstein". Includes:

Sven bumper

Commercial: Empire Carpets
Commercial: Dairy Queen - "Blizzard"
Commercial: First Metropolitan Builders
WFLD Promo for Cousteau: Mississippi (ending voiceover by Jim Barton)

Sven song time - "Just Built A Body" (Parody of "Just a Gigolo" by David Lee Roth)