Results for: 'Public Service Announcements (PSAs)'
Veterans Administration - "Priority Card" (PSA, 1979)
Here is a public service announcement for the Veterans Administration introducing their new Priority Card.
Voiceover by Peter Thomas.
"The Veterans Administration - Proud to Serve You Now!"
This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, November 23rd 1979.
Boy Scouts - "Get In Touch" (PSA #1, 1981)
Here's another public service annoucement for the Boy Scouts featuring that unfortunate slogan. Check out another, extended one in this series here.
Get in Touch - Get in Scouting.
Voiceover by Lou Rawls.
This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, January 23rd 1981.
National Committee For Prevention Of Child Abuse - "Words Hurt" (PSA, 1987)
Here's a memorable Public Service Announcement from the Ad Council and National Committee For Prevention Of Child Abuse.
"Take time out. Don't take it out on your kid."
This aired on local Chicago TV early Friday, July 3rd 1987.
The Alcoholism Center Featuring Levar Burton (PSA, 1980)
Here is a public service announcement from The Alcoholism Center featuring Levar Burton where he addresses the issue of teen drinking problems.
What is that footage of the girl on the beach? From some movie-of-the-week?
The Alcoholism Center
55 East Jackson - Suite 1080
Chicago, IL 60604
This aired on local Chicago TV the last week of July 1980.
How To Talk To Your Teen (PSA, 1982?)
From the Mormons. (who else?)
Not sure when this aired exactly, 1982?
WFLD Channel 32 - National Library Week (PSA, 1980)
Here's a quick bumper public service announcement of National Library Week on WFLD Channel 32.
(Sorry this is late, John! Shout-out to Des Plaines Public Library!)
"America's Greatest Bargain"
Voiceover by Ron Beattie.
This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, April 16th 1980 at 11 am!
Here's one that someone requested a long time ago...(I remember!) A public service announcement for Smile America. This is hilarious..ly bad.
Someone track down this guy...please. He must explain himself. ;-)
Brought To You in Cooperation With the Chicago Dental Society.
"So come on Smile America..."
This aired on local Chicago TV on (most likely) Wednesday, July 15th 1981. (give or take a day)
U.S.D.A. - "Sal & Arnie At The Germs Convention" (PSA, 1977)
Here's a public service announcement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture featuring a kid recounting his story of "Sal and Arnie" attending the Germs Convention on a turkey before getting zapped in the oven. "See what I mean?" Uh, no...not really.
This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, April 17th 1977.
Jewish Chautauqua Society - "Take Care of Your Parents" (PSA, 1979)
Here's a brief public service announcement from the Jewish Chautauqua Society, emphasizing how parents who took care of you when you were young, now need you to take care of them when they are elderly.
Voiceover by ?? (sounds almost like Norman Rose).
This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, May 2nd 1979 during the 3:30pm to 5:00pm timeframe.