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WDIV Channel 4 - News 4 Detroit (Part 3, 1979)

Views: 3885

Here's the third segment for News 4 Detroit and the third commercial break, on WDIV Channel 4. Includes:

Roger Weber lost the Turkey Trot at Wayne State University. His bird "Secreturkeyit 2" turned out to be a turkey.

Al Ackerman with Sports. Jim Brandstatter reports on the Pistons. Also includes Ackerman's Accurate Assessments, and coverage of Lou Whitaker's wedding.

Daily Lottery given on-screen as 6-6-4 (later corrected)


WGN Channel 9 - NewsNine - [Partial] Coverage of Sam Giancana Funeral (1975)

Views: 1979

Here's a partial report (as aired on NewsNine on WGN Channel 9) from Don Harris (reporting from Queen of Heaven Cemetery) of the funeral of former Chicago mob boss Sam Giancana, who was murdered on June 19th 1975 at his Oak Park home while cooking a meal of sausage and peppers, apparently to keep him from spilling the beans at an upcoming federal trial. Seen at the end of this clip is anchor Jack Taylor, previewing Harry Volkman's weather report.

During the report, Don ...

WFLD Channel 32 - Promotional Sales Film (Part 2, 1970)

Views: 3728

Here is Part 2 - the final part, of a WFLD promotional film for (I assume) the sales department, meant to be shown to prospective advertisers on why WFLD was such a kick-arse station to buy time on.

The second part features company man Bill Jackson eliciting the help of his Cartoon Town denizens (such as Dirty Dragon and Weird) to explain the finer points of share, cumes, ratings, coverage, UHF penetration, and other reasons why you should advertise on "WFLD TV 32".

KTTV Channel 11 - Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Coverage (Part 2, 1968)

Views: 605

This clip made possible by the donations from our generous group of "Fuzzketeers" during the Spring 2012 Tape Transfer Fundraiser.

Here's Part 2 of coverage of the 1968 assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy as it was breaking, from Metromedia Television News, originating out of KTTV Channel 11 in Los Angeles (a future sister station to WFLD Channel 32) and aired on sister sta...

WFLD Channel 32 - Newscene With Kathy McFarland (1982)

Views: 1619

For all you Kathy McFarland aficionados out there, here is another full edition of Newscene with Kathy McFarland on WFLD Channel 32. Includes:

Newscene opening (voiceover by Jim Barton)


- Another attack on Pope John Paul II, on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the assassination attempt; this attack was by a young man dressed as a Spanish priest, carrying a bayonet on the steps of the basilica of Our Lady of Fatima sh...

WLS Channel 7 - News Bulletin - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 1, 1979)

Views: 9008

Here's Part 1 of WLS Channel 7's news coverage of the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 (a DC-10 manufactured by McDonnell-Douglas; scheduled to travel from Chicago to Los Angeles), 1/2 mile northwest of O'Hare Airport. Featuring Diane Allen, Peter Karl and Eastern Airlines pilot Ed Marino. Includes:

Continuing live shots of the smoldering fire that consumed the plane (from Higgins & Elmhurst in Elk Grove Village), with ongoing commentary by Diane Allen; we see the live r...

WFLD Channel 32 - Newscope - "The Blizzard of '67" and Other Stories (Part 3, 1967)

Views: 2033

Here's Part 3 of an edition of Newscope on WFLD Channel 32, anchored by Patrick Muldowney.

NOTE: This is the earliest footage currently known to exist of a WFLD broadcast (albeit via kinescope); the sound heard in the background on the right channel is of time code as heard on 3/4" Umatic tapes. (this is not our museum's transfer)


Dave then ends his sports report and goes back to Patrick, who mentions that 32 was the first ...

WFLD Channel 32 - Son of Svengoolie - "Beast From 20,000 Fathoms" (Ending & Commercial Break, 1985)

Views: 1278

Here's the ending of the Son of Svengoolie presentation of "The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms" [1953]. This was the third and final time he showed this film. Includes:

Ending of the film

Commercial: Jordache - Distressed Denim - "You've Got The Look" (80s Style) (10 second ad)

Son of Sven bumper - featuring a joke that loses most of its impact due to the fact that it didn't immediately follow the end of the movie (thanks a lot, Metromedia bean...

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsFive - [Partial] Coverage of Sam Giancana Funeral with Rich Samuels (1975)

Views: 2239

Here's a partial, incomplete report from Rich Samuels of WMAQ Channel 5 on the funeral of former Chicago mob boss Sam Giancana.

We catch this report as Rich lists Giancana's crime career, going back to Al Capone and including gambling and prostitution rings. He describes "a sea of anonymous faces" which mostly dominated the funeral service, except for Keely Smith who, he said, signified his preferences for "show business types in his later years." He notes about the hostility...