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WNBQ Channel 5 - The Dorsey Connors Show (Part 2, 1963)

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Here's Part 2 (the final part) of an edition of The Dorsey Connors Show on WNBQ Channel 5 (which, like most shows of this period, is only available via 16mm kinescope film). Ms. Connors, who died on September 5th 2007, was a fixture on Chicago radio and television in the early years of the latter medium, with a daytime program that was along the lines of shows such as that of Lee Phillip on WBBM Channel 2. But whereas Ms. Phillip continually remade herself (and in the process, remain...

WMAQ Channel 5 - 5 Cheers Chicago's New Year (Part 1, 1980/1981)

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Here's 5 Cheers Chicago's New Year, an end-of-one-year-and-beginning-of-another celebration on WMAQ Channel 5, hosted by Warner Saunders, Carol Marin, Jerry Taft and Barry Bernson. Also featuring drummer Isaac "Red" Holt, Miomir's Serbian Club owner Miomir Radovanovich, executive chef Alfred(?), kitchen chef Donna(?), Abbey Pub owner Peter Furlong(?), weekend weatherman Terry Burhans, and numerous partygoers. Includes:

Tail end of Today promo with guest Marvin H...

Emergency Broadcast System Test (1983)

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Here's a test of the Emergency Broadcast System (or as they were referred to here, "Emergency Broadcasting System") that aired on WLS Channel 7. The text was modified somewhat from this 1981 EBS test on WMAQ Channel 5:

"This is a test. This station is conducting a test of the Emergency Broadcasting [sic] System. This is only a test . . .

"This is a test of the Emergency Broadcasting [...

WNBQ Channel 5 - Flight 529 [Crash] (Part 1, 1961)

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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 1 of a special report on the crash of TWA Flight 529 on WNBQ Channel 5 (which became WMAQ Channel 5 on August 31st 1964), produced by NBC News Chicago. The anchor of this report is Charles McCuen. Also featuring Floyd Kalber and Jim Hurlb...

Screaming Yellow Theater (Svengoolie) - "Generic Film Intro #32" (1971)

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Here's a segment from Screaming Yellow Theater - the original Svengoolie, which aired on WFLD Channel 32 from 1970-1973. Svengoolie was played by Jerry G. Bishop.

As it states this is a "generic" film intro (#32), with Sven goofing around with some video effects. In the early days of the show, SYT consisted mainly of voiceover announcements for the movie, which was eventually expanded into full appearances by Svengoolie. Though it's from after that era, this clip gives you a...

WMAQ Channel 5 - All-Star Salute to Mother's Day [Excerpt] (Part 3, 1981)

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Here's our Part 3 of a portion of the All-Star Salute to Mother's Day, hosted by Ed McMahon and Jayne Kennedy, that aired on WMAQ Channel 5. This part features (in order of appearance) Don Rickles' mother Etta, Shecky Greene, Mary Elizabeth McDonough with her own mother and those of Beverly Adams Sassoon, John Cassavetes, Bob Denver, the late David Janssen (who died the year before this special), Blake Edwards, Gena Rowlands, Toni Tennille, Lesley Ann Warren, and Cindy Williams, as we...

NBC Network - NBC Nightly News - "Navstar (GPS)" & Ending (1978)

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Here's an interesting segment of an edition of NBC Nightly News, anchored by John Chancellor from New York and Jessica Savitch (filling in on this evening for David Brinkley) from Washington, DC.

This clip starts off with John introducing a report from Roy Neal about tests being conducted by the U.S. Air Force in Yuma, AZ, for a satellite navigation system called "Navstar" which was a forerunner to the global positioning satellites (GPS) that are in use today to help get...

WBBM Channel 2 - Channel 2 News Special Report - Blizzard '79 (Part 1, 1979)

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Here's Part 1 of a Channel 2 News Special Report on the Blizzard of 1979 - this update coming the day after the big snow hit. (has a tiny snippet of the ending of a WMAQ NewsCenter5 report at the beginning - you can recognize the theme music, as well as a flash of a CBS All in the Family slide - likely announcing the pre-emption for this report) Includes:

Carrie Cochran anchoring; Steve Shepard reporting on regular citizens clearing their streets; Phil Whitelaw doing ...

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...