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Field Communications - Internal Sales Tape (Part 1, 1980)

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Here is Part 1 of an excellent time capsule of the five Field Communications family of independent television stations. Field Communications was a wholly-owned subsidiary of Field Enterprises - which at one time owned the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper. Chock full of vintage station id's, bumpers, slides, logos, jingles, promos, you name it!

This presentation includes: ratings and audience share summaries, mention of Field Spot Sales joining forces with The Katz Agency to form I...

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

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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)

Includes:

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

WMAQ Channel 5 - 5 Cheers Chicago's New Year (Part 2, 1980/1981)

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Back to Warner and Jerry, who (as well as the chyron display) remind the audience that they're at Miomir's Serbian Club at 2255 W. Lawrence, and Jerry explaining he'd earlier done a weather report in the middle of the street; he then happens on a sharp-dressed guy, Scott (?) of Evanston, IL, in a three-piece suit, having a real good time with friends and relatives (including his father, mother and aunt); Jerry explains his wife is working the other side of the place, and he's not having that ...

Field Communications - Internal Sales Tape (Part 2, 1980)

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Here is Part 2, the final part, of an excellent time capsule of the five Field Communications family of independent television stations. Field Communications was a wholly-owned subsidiary of Field Enterprises - which at one time owned the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper. Chock full of vintage station id's, bumpers, slides, logos, jingles, promos, you name it!

This presentation includes: ratings and audience share summaries, mention of Field Spot Sales joining forces with The Katz...

WLS Channel 7 - News Bulletin - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 4, 1979)

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Here's Part 4 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 Fahey Flynn and Diane Allen. Includes:

News Bulletin bumper slide (voiceover by Janice Gears Kos)

Fahey Flynn has joined Diane in the Eyewitness News studio, and is leading off this part recounting on what he terms "the...

WFLD Channel 32 - Newscene With Kathy McFarland (1982)

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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)

Headlines:

- 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...

WBBM Channel 2 - Channel 2 News Special Report - "Blizzard '79: Public Questions, City Answers" (Part 3, 1979)

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Here's Part 3 of a Channel 2 News Special Report, "Blizzard '79: Public Questions, City Answers," a call-in show hosted by Bill Kurtis and Walter Jacobson on WBBM Channel 2, with Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Chairman James McDonough, Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Francis Degnan, Fire Commissioner Richard Albrecht, and Police Superintendent James O'Grady in the line of fire. Also featuring Steve Shepard. Includes:

Bill Kurtis mentioning how he rode the "L" duri...

WTTW Channel 11 - The Captioned ABC News (1978)

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Here's the first ten minutes of The Captioned ABC News on WTTW Channel 11, which was a replay of the evening's edition of World News Tonight that had aired earlier (at 5:30pm) on WLS Channel 7. The anchors were Max Robinson in Chicago, Peter Jennings in London (on assignment) and Frank Reynolds in Washington, with commentary by Howard K. Smith, and Barbara Walters with a special report (alas, of these five, only Reynolds and Robinson are the ones with significant airtime; the o...

KNBC Channel 4 - Ending of NewsCenter4 - Early Edition with Paul Moyer & Kelly Lange and Editorial Reply (1977)

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Not from Chicago, but one which, "even then," had overtaken Chicago as the "Second City" in population: a clip of the ending minutes of the early edition of NewsCenter4 with anchors Paul Moyer and Kelly Lange on KNBC Channel 4 in Los Angeles. Also features Paul Dandridge, John Marshall and Boyd Matson. This was on the tail end of a 3/4" Umatic tape where something was recorded over most of this. (A side note: The weather at this point in time was handled by a young chap named Pat ...