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Here's the opening moments of John Drury and NewsNine on WGN Channel 9. Also featuring sportscaster Bill Frink (who, like Drury, had come to WGN from WLS Channel 7), meteorologist Roger Triemstra, and commentator Len O'Connor. Includes:
WGN "Last Farewell" ID (voiceover by Marty McNeeley)
John Drury teases the following headlines:
- President Carter reports progress in trying to get 52 U.S. hostages held in Tehran released
Here's Part 2 of a complete edition of the Channel 2 Weekend News on WBBM Channel 2, anchored by Bob Wallace (substituting for Harry Porterfield). Also featuring Cyndy Brucato. Includes:
Bob reading or introducing the following items:
- An 18th century violin worth approximately $20,000 and owned by one Win Alterman (sp?) is stolen from Lake Shore Holiday Inn; Alterman had been out for dinner and discovered his room ransacked and the violin and other ite...
Here's an excerpt from The 1981 Chicago Emmy Awards on WBBM Channel 2. This pertains to Category 7(B) - Entertainment Programs: For A Series, and presenters Joan McGrath and Jay Levine (WLS Channel 7) read the nominees as follows:
- Son of Svengoolie - Rich Koz, Host/Performer; Joseph Oher, Producer - WFLD Channel 32
- The New Bible Baffle - Raymond G. MacKillop, Host; Don E. Hancock, Producer - WCFC Channel 38
Here is some news coverage from the CBS and ABC networks, recorded on the day of the President Reagan assassination attempt - 30 years ago today. Includes:
CBS News Anchor Dan Rather describing Reagan shooter John W. Hinckley, Jr.'s life story (already in progress)
Clip from outside George Washington University Hospital to where Reagan and Press Secretary James Brady were rushed (Presidential assistant Lyn Nofziger standing outside, interviewed by CBS News repor...
Here's Part 3 of the final episode of Al Lerner Sports on WSNS Channel 44. Lerner was the station's first sportscaster, and would go on to a long career with such stations as WLS Channel 7, WMAQ Channel 5, WGN Radio 720 and WSCR-AM, as well as being a wrestling announcer. Also featuring a young (and at this point, moustacheless) Tim Weigel, then a sportswriter for the now-defunct Chicago Daily News, who himself would become a familiar face on Chicago television, working for all three...
Here's Part 4 (the last part) of the final episode of Al Lerner Sports on WSNS Channel 44. Lerner was the station's first sportscaster, and would go on to a long career with such stations as WLS Channel 7, WMAQ Channel 5, WGN Radio 720 and WSCR-AM, as well as being a wrestling announcer. Also featuring a young (and at this point, moustacheless) Tim Weigel, then a sportswriter for the now-defunct Chicago Daily News, who himself would become a familiar face on Chicago television, worki...
Here's Part 4 (the last part) of the live, special discussion program Sunday, Nuclear Sunday: Kansas City Reacts on KMBC Channel 9 in Kansas City, MO. This show, which aired right after the ABC telefilm The Day After, was hosted by Larry Moore (formerly of WLS Channel 7).
In this part, Larry fields questions from people who called into the show. The first question read is from Robert Berry of Kansas City, KS, who has a two-part query for Carsten Haaland, one aski...
Here are some selected excerpts of the Chicago Black Hawks / Boston Bruins game on WFLD Channel 32, played at Boston Garden in Boston, MA. This was from an original 2" Quad master tape, and though the "recorded date" says 3-31-76, this game was broadcast on 3-25-76. I think someone, perhaps Don Shannon (who directed this telecast) made this compilation of excerpts from the original tape(s) on the 31st (or perhaps it was done live? That wouldn't account for the 3-31-76 date though) In any ...
Here's Part 2 of a complete edition of the TV 2 News at 10pm on WBBM Channel 2 with anchor Bob Wallace. Also featuring Christopher (Chris) Wallace. Includes:
Bob reading the following items:
- 7,000 members of Confederation of Police about to do another ticket blitz on the order of their last blitz of September 27th 1972; due to start on Monday to tie into "Chicago Law Enforcement Week," in protest over collective bargaining; Christopher Wallace (better ...