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WBBM Channel 2 - TV2 News at 10 (Part 5, 1972)

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Here's Part 5 (the last part) of an edition of the TV2 News at 10 on WBBM Channel 2, with Bob Wallace substituting for then-regular anchor Bob McBride. Features a brief on-camera appearance from sportscaster Brent Musburger and weatherman John Coughlin at the end.

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

Includes:

Bob reporting on the following items:

- ABC Television giving up on the upcoming (Sunday, Jul...

WBBM Channel 2 - TV 2 News at 10pm (Part 3, 1973)

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Here's Part 3 of a complete edition of the TV 2 News at 10pm on WBBM Channel 2 with anchor Bob Wallace. Also featuring Bob Faw, John Coughlin, and a brief shot of Bruce Roberts. Includes:

Bob Wallace introduces a report by Bob Faw on efforts to save the old wooden Deerfield, IL train station which is set to be replaced by "a sturdy, but architecturally dull, masonry and metal structure"; the film report shows people at work painting the old wooden train station, and ar...

JFK's First Trip to Chicago - "Lost" 16mm Footage (1961)

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Not really TV related, but it's pretty incredible - and historically significant - "lost" footage (not known to have been publicly seen until now) of President John F. Kennedy on a trip to Chicago, his first as President, on April 28th 1961.

After a few seconds of dirty leader, the film starts off with Air Force One arriving at the airport, followed by Kennedy and his contingent stepping off and him being greeted by a crowd. The President then shakes hands with various officia...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Editorial Outtakes, "Speak Out" and Others (1979-80)

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Here's a set of outtakes from WMAQ Channel 5's editorial director Dillon Smith, plus a few "Speak Out" vox pops thrown in for good measure.

Includes:

Dillon counting down and introducing a "Speak Out" segment

A young woman in the 18-20 age range speaking about the legal drinking age (as a debate was raging about whether to raise the minimum age from 18 to 21)

An older man speaking about "turning it over to Picaxo"

Anot...

Abel and Associates - "Demo Reel" (Part 2, 1978?)

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Here's Part 2 (the final part) of a demo reel from Abel and Associates, a Hollywood-based production and graphics firm headed by Robert Abel.

This came from a 3/4" Umatic tape that was kept by Cathy Mustari, art director for WFLD Channel 32 from 1974 to the late '80's, from a time when the station was actively shopping for production houses to handle their graphics for opens/closes, bumpers, promos, etc.

This part includes:

- Commercial for Chevrol...

WBBM Channel 2 - First Edition (News Segment, 9/25/81)

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Here's the first nearly eight minutes of another edition of the overnight First Edition news summary on WBBM Channel 2. The "anchor" on this broadcast is Jerry Harper. Includes:

Station ID / promo for Match Game for weekdays at 3:30pm (voiceover by Bob Carrington)

Opening for First Edition, with Jerry going straight to the news items of the day:

- Excerpts shown from President Reagan's televised speech, in which he calls for ...

WBBM Channel 2 - Channel 2 News At Six - "Disco Demolition - The Day After" (1979)

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Here's the coverage from WBBM Channel 2 of "Disco Demolition Night" as aired on Channel 2 News at Six. Featuring anchors Bill Kurtis and Harry Porterfield, a report from John Quinones, Bruce Roberts at Comiskey Park, and on the open weatherman John Coughlin, sportscaster Johnny Morris and "Perspectives" commentator Walter Jacobson. Includes:

Opening with brief shots of Kurtis, Porterfield, Coughlin, Morris, Jacobson, and a full shot of the Channel 2 newsroom (with Thom...

Harris Bank - Internal Promotional Film (Workprint) (Part 1, 1982)

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Here's Part 1 of something pretty neat and rare - a workprint of an internal promotional film from Harris Bank of Chicago, titled Honesty and Fair Dealing: An Introduction to the Harris Bank and the People Who Make It Work, produced for the company's 100th anniversary in 1982. (although maybe it's just the slightly washed-out and dirty work print, this almost seems like it could be from about 1977 - right down to the funky music. I do know that bank culture always seems to be a bit be...

Harris Bank - Internal Promotional Film (Workprint) (Part 2, 1982)

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Here's Part 2 of something pretty neat and rare - a workprint of an internal promotional film from Harris Bank of Chicago, titled Honesty and Fair Dealing: An Introduction to the Harris Bank and the People Who Make It Work, produced for the company's 100th anniversary in 1982. (although maybe it's just the slightly washed-out and dirty work print, this almost seems like it could be from about 1977 - right down to the funky music. I do know that bank culture always seems to be a bit be...