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WBBM Channel 2 - New Year's Eve: Chicago Style (Part 4, 1979/1980)

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Here's Part 4, the last part, of "New Year's Eve: Chicago Style" - a special on WBBM Channel 2. Unfortunately, the recording starts during a commercial break and we miss the first 10 minutes or so of the broadcast - still, lots of local fun in this one. :-) This part includes:

Bob Wallace reports again from Arnie's Restaurant and then belts out a little of "My Kind of Town" while the ending credits roll.

Ending credits:

New Year's Eve: Chicago S...

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...

WBBM Channel 2 - 1985 Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 7, 1985)

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Here's Part 7, the last part, of the (mostly complete) 1985 Chicago Emmy Awards broadcast.

This part features McLean Stevenson doing the closing and all the winners coming onto the stage.


1985 Chicago Emmy Awards
Executive Producer - Bob Smith
Produced by Jim Coursen
Directed by Phil Ruskin, George Hurd, Don Carruthers, and Cheryl Stutzke
Associate Producer - Ava Gardner
Engineer in Charge - Jim Scott

WSNS Channel 44 - Coping, Dimensions '76, The Illinois State Lottery & The Jerry Lewis Telethon (Excerpts, 1976-77)

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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 are some excerpts of the various public affairs and miscellaneous programming offered by WSNS Channel 44 in the mid-1970's, from a demo reel produced by the station. Included are:

Opening moments of a monthly health talk series,

WLS Channel 7 - News - "Armed Gunman Inside Channel 7 Building" (Part 3, 1990)

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Here's Part 3 (the final part) of WLS Channel 7's news coverage of an armed robbery suspect who hid out for 40 hours at the 190 North State Street building that houses the station.

This part begins with anchors Jim Rosenfield and Sylvia Perez at the Eyewitness News desk. The tape comes in as Sylvia explains that the third floor where the studios are have been sealed, and that no one in the building would be let in or out. They then introduce Paul Meincke who's still ou...

WFLD Channel 32 - Scared Straight! (Part 2, 1979)

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Here's Part 2 of the controversial Academy Award-winning documentary Scared Straight! (hosted and narrated by Peter Falk) as aired on WFLD Channel 32. This was from an "encore presentation." Includes:

Disclaimer notice on screen (with accompanying voiceover by Peter Falk):

This program contains language that is explicit, foul and brutal. It is not recommended for children.

Scared Straight! zooming title bumper, with another ...

WGN Channel 9 - Mid-Morning Report with Merri Dee (1980)

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Here's an edition of the Mid-Morning Report with Merri Dee on WGN Channel 9. News items include:

- Preview of tonight's debate between Presidential candidates Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan, to be held in Cleveland starting at 8:30pm (and will be nationally televised); predictions that debate's outcome could swing undecided voters one way or another, or cause those who'd already made their minds to switch

- Parliamentary debates in Tehran on fate of U.S. ...

WFLD Channel 32 - Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts (Part 1, 1979)

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Here's Part 1 of Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts, a local interview program hosted by Kathy McFarland that followed an encore presentation of the Academy Award-winning Scared Straight! on WFLD Channel 32. Also featuring a former street gang member turned straight, Ray Rowland(sp?). Includes:

A few more seconds of the Scared Straight! film are shown (with a quick zoom-in of the Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts title) as Kathy begins her comments lead...

72 Hits of the '50's with Jeff Conaway (Record Offer, 1978)

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Here's a record offer commercial for a four-record LP compilation, headlined as 72 Hits of the '50's, with Jeff Conaway from the Broadway production of Grease (before he appeared in the 1978 movie version, and way before landing a supporting role in the TV series Taxi) and Elaine Petricoff. (currently on the faculty of AMDA College)

This set - actually titled The First Authentic 1950's Rock &...