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WLS Channel 7 - Eyewitness News At 10pm - "The Freeze Of '79" (Part 3, 1979)

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Here is Part 3 of a complete edition of the WLS Eyewitness News at 10pm on WLS Channel 7. Includes:

Joel Daly mentions that a solution to the Catch-22 situation regarding Chicagoans being held liable for personal injury if they shovel their sidewalk, is being worked on.

John Coleman's weather report

Tim Weigel's sports - Bulls, Black Hawks, Ohio State coaching change, Papa Bear George Halas celebrates his birthday, and Weigel's "Fractured Football...

WTVT Channel 13 - Pulse Featuring Jim Ruddle (Part 3, 1964)

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Here's Part 3 of a rare edition of the nightly Pulse newscast from WTVT Channel 13 in Tampa / St. Petersburg, Florida, transferred from the original 2" quad videotape. This was notable in featuring future Chicago TV legend Jim Ruddle anchoring out of St. Petersburg at various points. This part features Hugh Smith in Tampa. Includes:

- A squabble over wrecker service rates to spill over to City Council hearing this week; Motor Club President Ridgley Jones is interviewe...

WFLD Channel 32 - The Best Of Chicago (Part 4, 1983)

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Here's Part 4, the last part, of a neat special called The Best of Chicago on WFLD Channel 32.

It was produced and directed by the multi-talented WFLD veteran Don Shannon, who graciously donated a copy to us. Don, whose name you have undoubtedly seen here before, was involved in producing and directing a variety of shows at WFLD spanning many decades. From Jerry G. Bishop's Svengoolie to PM Magazine and everything in between - Don saw it all.

WFLD Channel 32 - Scared Straight! (Part 4, 1979)

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Here's Part 4 of the controversial Academy Award-winning documentary Scared Straight! (hosted and narrated by Peter Falk) as aired on WFLD Channel 32. This was from an "encore presentation." Includes:

"27 Years" orders the audience members to sit up, and gets into the face of several of them, even so far as to threaten to bite off the nose of one teen; he bluntly points out that what they see on TV is "fantasy," and that in real life when one does time, they do time...

Way to Go (Part 4, 1980)

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Way to Go (Part 4, 1980)

Here is Part 4 (the final part) of a long-forgotten Field Communications produced program for kids called Way to Go. This episode (which may infact be the first one) is from 1980. Peter Kastner is the host.

I am pretty sure this was produced at the Field station KBHK-TV Channel 44 in San Francisco.

This program aired on WFLD Channel 32 in Chicago on Sunday mornings at 9:30am in July of 1981 (Thanks, smctopia!) and may have ...

WFLD Channel 32 - The Best Of Chicago (Part 2, 1983)

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Here's Part 2 of a neat special called The Best of Chicago on WFLD Channel 32.
It was produced and directed by the multi-talented WFLD veteran Don Shannon, who graciously donated a copy to us. Don, whose name you have undoubtedly seen here before, was involved in producing and directing a variety of shows at WFLD spanning many decades. From Jerry G. Bishop's Svengoolie to PM Magazine and everything in between - Don saw it all.

Hosted by No...

WMAQ Channel 5 - 5's Pride with Norman Mark (Excerpt, 1979)

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Here's another of the various "odds and ends" that we find - an excerpt from a show called 5's Pride on WMAQ Channel 5, hosted by Norman Mark, which contains previews of new shows to air on the "Peacock Network" starting in the fall of 1979, also containing a commercial break.

Voiceover for all show previews is Casey Kasem.

Includes:

Previews for the shows Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (to air Thursdays at 7pm) and Shirley st...

WCIU Channel 26 - The Ginny Tiu Show (Part 4, 1969)

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Here's Part 4, the last part, of The Ginny Tiu Show which aired on WCIU Channel 26. Ms. Tiu was a child prodigy pianist whose chief claim to fame was playing by ear and not being able to read a note, and who was a familiar presence on such 1960's TV series as The Ed Sullivan Show, Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall, and a 1966 episode of I've Got a Secret (from Steve Allen's run as host), as well as appearing in the 1962 Elvis Presley film Girls! Girls! Girls! ...

WBBM Channel 2 - The Sunday News (Part 4, 1971)

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This clip made possible by the donations from our generous group of "Fuzzketeers" during the January 2012 2" Quad Transfer Fundraiser.

Here's Part 4 of the early edition of The Sunday News on WBBM Channel 2, anchored by Bob Wallace. Includes:

Bob recapping his interview with Mary Gardiner Jones, Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission, earlier in the...