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WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter 5 - "Chicago Primary '79" (Excerpt, 1979)

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Here's a brief excerpt from a NewsCenter 5 broadcast on WMAQ Channel 5 featuring some coverage of the 1979 Chicago Primary. Features Dick Kay, Jim Ruddle, and Gene Randall.

This aired on local Chicago TV in (Spring?) 1979.

WTVO Channel 17 - Bruce Richardson And The News (Opening Segment, 1979)

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Here's (some of) the opening and first few minutes of Bruce Richardson and the News on WTVO Channel 17. Features some coverage on the big blizzard of '79.

This aired on local Rockford, IL TV in mid-January 1979. (not Chicago, but close enough)

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.

ABC Network - World News Tonight - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 1, 1979)

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Here's Part 1 of a complete edition (with commercials) of ABC's World News Tonight with Peter Jennings in London and Max Robinson in Washington (Frank Reynolds was on vacation), from the day of the worst air disaster in U.S. history, the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 just outside Chicago's O'Hare Airport. Featuring Ron Miller. Includes:

Opening title segment (theme by Robert Israel for Score Productions) (voiceover by Bill Rice)

Max Robinson lead...

Coca-Cola - "Have a Coke and a Mean Joe Greene" (Commercial, 1980)

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Here's the full one-minute version of the now-famous Coca-Cola commercial from 1979 with football great Mean Joe Greene and then 12-year-old child actor Tommy Okin who offered him a Coke as he was heading towards the locker room. Then segments of a news feature on Greene are shown (voiceover by ??), including outtakes of the Coke ad.

From Wikipedia: "The campaign's art director w...

Local News Coverage - "Reagan Assassination Attempt" (1981)

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Here is some local news coverage (from WBBM, WMAQ, and WLS) recorded on the day of the President Reagan assassination attempt - 30 years ago today. Includes:

Report begins with analysis of videotape of the shooting, with a close from Linda Yu from WMAQ Channel 5.

Bill Kurtis from WBBM Channel 2 narrating the same footage.

A package from Sam Donaldson from ABC News with MOS of eyewitnesses Mickey Crowe and Willis King.

Carol Marin voi...

WFLD Channel 32 - American League Championship Series - Sox Vs. Orioles - Game 1 (Opening, 1983)

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Here is the opening 8 minutes of Game 1 of the 1983 American League Championship Series, which was played between the Chicago White Sox and the Baltimore Orioles.

You get to see the cool Channel 32 graphics for their Sox coverage at the time, as well as the starting lineups and opening banter by announcers Don Drysdale and Ken Harrelson.

(By the way, the Sox won this game 2-1, but lost the series 3-1) :-(

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesda...

ABC News Viewpoint - The Day After (Part 4, 1983)

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Here is Part 4 of the live ABC News Viewpoint special on "The Nuclear Dilemma". This aired after The Day After on WLS Channel 7 - an ABC Theater telemovie about the effects of a full-scale nuclear attack on the United States. Hosted by Ted Koppel.

Panel of guests were Dr. Henry Kissinger, Carl Sagan, Brent Scowcroft, William F. Buckley, Jr., Elie Wiesel, and Robert McNamara.

This part features an on-screen crawl promoting WLS-TVs News Coverage of the mo...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Red, White & Blue with Bob Hope (Promos & Station ID, 1976)

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Here's a series of promos by comic legend Bob Hope as aired on WMAQ Channel 5, for NBC's Red, White & Blue special celebrating the Fourth of July, coverage of Chicago area celebrations of Independence Day at 5pm, and Bob Hope's Bicentennial Star Spangled Spectacular at 7:30pm with guests Sammy Davis Jr., Donny & Marie Osmond, The Captain & Tennille, and Debbie Reynolds.

The promos - designated PR-1039 - are in :30 second (TAKE 1) and short station ID (TAKE 2) form...