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WMAQ Channel 5 - WMAQ-TV Editorial - "Sabotaging the RTA" (1973)

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Here's an editorial by Dillon Smith, Editorial Director of WMAQ Channel 5, lacing into the Illinois State Legislature's continued failure to come up with legislation to create a Regional Transit Authority for the Chicago area (or as Mr. Smith termed it, "acting with unprecedented irresponsibility").

In the course of the editorial, he names names including House Speaker Robert Blair and Illinois Governor Dan Walker, denounces the political partisanship ("a three-ring clown act...

WMAQ Channel 5 - NBC Saturday Night At The Movies - "KISS Meets The Phantom" (Opening, 1978)

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Here's the (mostly complete) opening for the NBC Saturday Night at the Movies presentation of "KISS Meets the Phantom" (A.K.A., "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park) on WMAQ Channel 5. They even did a WMAQ on-screen station ID during it. (the recording missed about the first half of the NBC opening though)

If only the rest of the movie was as moderately entertaining as the opening credits.

Voiceover by Fred Collins.

This aired on local Chicago TV ...

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 - Special Report - "Shroud Of Turin" (Promo, 1978)

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Here's a promo for a NewsCenter5 Special Report on the Shroud of Turin. Also includes a WMAQ-TV Station ID slide at the end.

Main voiceover by Ed Grennan. (Station ID PSA voiceover by ??)

This promo aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, November 5th 1978.

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 - "We'll Be Here" (Promo, 1978)

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Here's a promo for NewsCenter 5 on WMAQ Channel 5 featuring Carol Marin and Mike Jackson. The complete news team at that time was:

Jim Ruddle
Chuck Henry
Jorie Lueloff
Carol Marin
Mike Jackson
Jim Tilmon
Jerry Taft
John O'Reilly
Greg Gumbel
Mike Leiderman

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, October 28th 1978.

WMAQ Channel 5 - "Low-Income Housing For Suburbs" (News Update Bumper, 1978)

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Here's a slightly longer news update bumper for NewsCenter 5 at 10 on WMAQ Channel 5 featuring Don Craig before he went to WBBM Channel 2 and cut his hair.

"Arlington Heights loses an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court and the result could mean low-income housing for the suburbs."

This promo aired on local Chicago TV Monday, January 9th 1978.

WMAQ Channel 5 - Jerry Springer - "Adult Babies" (Part 5, 1992)

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Here's Part 5, the last part I have of a (vintage?) Jerry Springer episode on WMAQ Channel 5 dealing with the very delicate (and absorbent) topic of Adult Babies.

Part 5 wraps up the discussion with more questions from the audience. Also includes:

Partial Commercial: Reichert Builders & Brookridge Creek Homes (cut-off)

And, perhaps mercifully, at this point the tape ran out. So we miss Springer's Final Thought or whatever he was doing at the tim...

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 Update With Chuck Henry (1980)

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Here is a NewsCenter5 Update with Chuck Henry on WMAQ Channel 5. I believe that is Greg Gumbel in the background near the end. Stories include:

Man injured fighting a fire on the west side.

Mayor Byrne comments on strike, now in 17th day

Three presidential candidates in Chicago today

Terrorists in Columbia are threatening to kill hostages including American ambassadors.

Opening voiceover by Ed Grennan.

WMAQ Channel 5 - "Pirate Report" (1987)

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Here's a news segment on WMAQ Channel 5 regarding the infamous "Max Headroom Pirating Incident".

Featuring Carol Marin. Dan Roan, Bob Strutzel - WGN Engineer, Ron Magers, a 'going to commercial' bumper, and a small bit of a Venture commercial.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, November 23rd 1987.

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 - "A Service For The Deaf" (1976)

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Here's something pretty neat - a NewsCenter5 update on WMAQ Channel 5 for the deaf, with Doug Goldhamer reading the news and doing the corresponding sign-language. (voiceover introduction by Ed Grennan) Includes:

WMAQ-TV Station ID slide at the beginning (voiceover by Ed Grennan)

A bit of a technical difficulty moment when the superimposed name doesn't work right.

Commercial: Ed Fanning Chevrolet at 1252 North Lake Street in Aurora.
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