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CBS/ABC/NBC Networks - "Reagan Assassination Attempt Coverage" (Part 2, 1981)

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Here is some more news coverage from the CBS, ABC and NBC networks, recorded on the day of the President Reagan assassination attempt - 30 years ago today. Includes:

Tape comes in as CBS Anchor Dan Rather talks of a "partial collapse," and then turns to Columbia-Presbyterian's Dr. Keith Reemtsma who gives a brief medical explanation.

Rather then informs of an update from White House Correspondent Lesley Stahl, quoting an unnamed doctor at the George Washington U...

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 - "Reagan Assassination Attempt Coverage" (1981)

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Here's an edition of NewsCenter5 on WMAQ Channel 5 which was devoted entirely to the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. Featuring anchor Linda Yu, Tom Korzeniowski, Carol Marin, Russ Ewing, Rich Samuels, and Dick Kay. Includes:

Linda mentioning the local/regional angle of the Reagan shooting - with both the President and Press Secretary James Brady born and raised in the state, and wounded Secret Service agent Timothy McCarthy a Chicago native, before go...

WGN Channel 9 - John Drury and NewsNine (Opening & Excerpt, 1979)

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Here's the first five minutes of John Drury and NewsNine on WGN Channel 9. Besides the aforementioned once-and-future WLS Channel 7 anchor whose name was incorporated into the newscast's title upon his joining Channel 9, the opening moments also feature weatherman Tom Skilling and sportscaster (and fellow WLS alumnus) Bill Frink, and this clip features reports from David Margulies and Elizabeth Brackett. (Commentator Len O'Connor was mentioned in the open, but he does not appear anyw...

WGN Channel 9 - Nightbeat with Marty McNeeley "A Nightbeat New Year" (Part 2, 1983)

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Here's Part 2 of Nightbeat with Marty McNeeley on WGN Channel 9. Also featuring Muriel Clair and Robert Jordan. Includes:

A yellow cab driver, 30-year-old Harry Savalas (sp?), shot and seriously wounded after an incident on New Year's Eve at 7421 South Harvard Street; he is being treated for wounds to the chest at St. Bernard's Hospital.

A report from Muriel Clair at 600 West Washington about a New Year's Eve Day tradition dating back 125 years, a dinner...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Saturday Night Live - "Gould & Numan" (Excerpt #2) & SCTV - "Goodbye America" (Partial Opening, 1980)

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Here's the last moments (preceded by this clip) of the edition of Saturday Night Live with Elliott Gould as host and Gary Numan as musical guest, followed by the opening moments of Second City Television (SCTV) - Episode #1.16, "Goodbye America" (originally aired in Canada on October 3rd and 7th 1977) on WMAQ Channel 5. Includes:

Saturday Night Live bumper slide (with another p...