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WSNS Channel 44 - Al Lerner Sports - "So Long..." (Part 2, 1971)

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Here's Part 2 of the final episode of Al Lerner Sports on WSNS Channel 44. Lerner was the station's first sportscaster, and would go on to a long career with such stations as WLS Channel 7, WMAQ Channel 5, WGN Radio 720 and WSCR-AM, as well as being a wrestling announcer. Also featuring a young (and at this point, moustacheless) Tim Weigel, then a sportswriter for the now-defunct Chicago Daily News, who himself would become a familiar face on Chicago television, working for all three n...

WBBM Channel 2 - Channel Two News - Coverage of Sam Giancana Funeral (1975)

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Here's coverage of the funeral of slain mob boss Sam Giancana from Channel Two News on WBBM Channel 2, anchored by Walter Jacobson (Bill Kurtis was on assignment), and reported by John Drummond. Includes:

Channel Two News opening (voiceover by Ed Roberts)

Walter leads the newscast with a story of Giancana, prior to being murdered, about to be indicted by a Federal grand jury for perjury; as well as him demanding the mob get the Justice Department o...

WHEN Channel 5 - Channel 5 Morning Report with Mike Leiderman - "Baby, It's Cold Outside" (1971?)

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Transferred direct from Quad 2" tape, and not from Chicago itself, but Chicago-related, as this features Mike Leiderman who would go on to become a fixture both in front of and behind the camera in Chicago television (mainly at WMAQ Channel 5 and WFLD Channel 32).

This was from the days when he was an anchor at CBS affiliate WHEN Channel 5 (now WTVH) in Syracuse, NY. It is one of the four-minute Channel 5 Morning Reports he anchored at 8:55am and 9:55am (ET). On this p...

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

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

Bob reading or introducing the following items:

- An 18th century violin worth approximately $20,000 and owned by one Win Alterman (sp?) is stolen from Lake Shore Holiday Inn; Alterman had been out for dinner and discovered his room ransacked and the violin and other ite...

WSNS Channel 44 - Al Lerner Sports - "So Long..." (Part 3, 1971)

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Here's Part 3 of the final episode of Al Lerner Sports on WSNS Channel 44. Lerner was the station's first sportscaster, and would go on to a long career with such stations as WLS Channel 7, WMAQ Channel 5, WGN Radio 720 and WSCR-AM, as well as being a wrestling announcer. Also featuring a young (and at this point, moustacheless) Tim Weigel, then a sportswriter for the now-defunct Chicago Daily News, who himself would become a familiar face on Chicago television, working for all three...

WSNS Channel 44 - Al Lerner Sports - "So Long..." (Part 4, 1971)

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Here's Part 4 (the last part) of the final episode of Al Lerner Sports on WSNS Channel 44. Lerner was the station's first sportscaster, and would go on to a long career with such stations as WLS Channel 7, WMAQ Channel 5, WGN Radio 720 and WSCR-AM, as well as being a wrestling announcer. Also featuring a young (and at this point, moustacheless) Tim Weigel, then a sportswriter for the now-defunct Chicago Daily News, who himself would become a familiar face on Chicago television, worki...

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 - 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...

CBS/ABC/NBC Networks - "Reagan Assassination Attempt Coverage" (Part 2, 1981)

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Here is some more news coverage from the CBS, ABC and NBC networks, recorded on the day of the President Reagan assassination attempt - 30 years ago today. Includes:

Tape comes in as CBS Anchor Dan Rather talks of a "partial collapse," and then turns to Columbia-Presbyterian's Dr. Keith Reemtsma who gives a brief medical explanation.

Rather then informs of an update from White House Correspondent Lesley Stahl, quoting an unnamed doctor at the George Washington U...