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WLS Channel 7 - 30th Anniversary Special (Part 3, 1978)

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Here's Part 3 of WLS Channel 7's 30th Anniversary Special, broadcast from Chicago's Park West and hosted by Eyewitness News anchors Fahey Flynn and Joel Daly.

This part includes:

Joel opening this segment by giving a shout-out to Jim Moran "The Courtesy Man," Marty Faye, Jim Conway, "Mr. Chicago" Irv Kupcinet, Norman Ross and Sandi Freeman, each of whom take their respective bows; Fahey then quips that Moran was "the only commercial spokesman to apo...

WBBM Channel 2 - TV2 News at 10 (Part 1, 1972)

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Here's Part 1 of an edition of the TV2 News at 10 on WBBM Channel 2, with Bob Wallace substituting for then-regular anchor Bob McBride, and featuring brief appearances by sportscaster Brent Musburger and weatherman John Coughlin during the opening.

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

Includes:

Tail end of commercial for A&P supermarkets - "WEO" (Where Economy Originates)

TV2 News at 10 opening, ...

WFLD Channel 32 - Newscope - "The Blizzard of '67" and Other Stories (Part 1, 1967)

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Here's the first part of an edition of Newscope on WFLD Channel 32, anchored by Patrick Muldowney. Also featuring Harlan Draeger of the Chicago Daily News, Richard Foster of the Chicago Sun-Times (both papers, like WFLD, were owned by Field Enterprises), sportscaster Dave Martin, and WA9RTP ham operators Jim Roper(?) and Dick Cox.

NOTES: This is the earliest footage currently known to exist of a WFLD broadcast (albeit via kinescope); the sound heard in the backg...

WLS Channel 7 - 30th Anniversary Special (Part 6, 1978)

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Here's Part 6 of WLS Channel 7's 30th Anniversary Special, broadcast from Chicago's Park West and hosted by Eyewitness News anchors Fahey Flynn and Joel Daly.

This part includes:

Long shot of anniversary audience and show title on screen, with intro of preview of films to be shown on ABC's movie shows in the 1978-79 season (introductory voiceover by Gary Gears)

"The Movies on ABC" promo (voiceover by Ernie Anderson), with clips from t...

WGN Channel 9 - WGN Television Presents - "White Christmas" (Opening & Excerpts + Sales Presentation Excerpt, 1972/1973)

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Here's two segments with an early opening title sequence for the long-running late night movie showcase WGN Television Presents on WGN Channel 9, one from an early home videotape recorded in black-and-white (though aired of course originally in color - the recording of which has some tape tracking problems at certain points in the video) and the other from an internal sales presentation video.

The first clip is from the presentation of the 1954 Bing Crosby/Danny Kaye/Ros...

WLS Channel 7 - 30th Anniversary Special (Part 5, 1978)

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Here's Part 5 of WLS Channel 7's 30th Anniversary Special, broadcast from Chicago's Park West and hosted by Eyewitness News anchors Fahey Flynn and Joel Daly, with a little assist in this part from Battlestar Galactica star Lorne Greene.

Includes:

Fahey opening this segment with the words "From the past to the present and on to the future," as part of his and Joel's intro of Lorne Greene who presides over a sneak preview of ABC's coming seaso...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Chicago Sizzlin' - The 31st Annual Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 12, 1989)

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Here's Part 12 (the last part) of the 31st Annual Chicago Emmy Awards broadcast, titled Chicago Sizzlin'.

This part features Jonathon Brandmeier ("Johnny B") and The Leisure Suits performing "I've Got Nothin' to Say" and "Sweet Home Chicago," (with Buzz Kilman blowin' harp!) with the Emmy winners joining him on the stage at the end. (You can see producer Keith Stras at one point)

Credits:

Produced by Bobbi Clark, Carol Cooling Kopp

WLS Channel 7 - News - "Armed Gunman Inside Channel 7 Building" (Part 2, 1990)

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Here's Part 2 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 a report from WGN Channel 9 on the situation, read by anchor Roseanne Tellez. She and co-anchor Robert Jordan then introduce Dan Roan's Instant Replay.

Then the tape returns to WLS's own Eyewitness News coverage on their 10pm edition, with anchor Jim Rosenfield (who...

WBBM Channel 2 - TV 2 News at 6pm (Part 4, 1974)

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Here's the fourth and final part of a complete edition of the TV 2 News at 6pm on WBBM Channel 2 with anchor Bob Wallace. Also featuring Bruce Roberts. Includes:

Bob introduces Bruce Roberts' sports report, starting off with a little small talk over the upcoming Super Bowl VIII. Bruce then reads the upcoming sports items:

- O.J. Simpson signs new 5-year, $1 million contract with Buffalo Bills

- Highlights of North-South Senior Bowl colleg...