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WBKB Channel 7 - Midwest Sports Special - "Inside the World of Hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks" (Part 4, 1964)

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Here's Part 4 of Midwest Sports Special - "Inside the World of Hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks," hosted by Frank Sweeney, as aired on WBKB (now WLS) Channel 7. This was transferred from the original film, and thus has no commercials. Featured in this part are coach Billy Reay (voice only), Bobby Hull with his family (second wife Joanne McKay and their first two children, Bobby Jr. and Brett), Stan Mikita, John McKenzie, and Pierre Pilote. Includes:

Opening shot of ...

WBKB Channel 7 - Midwest Sports Special - "Inside the World of Hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks" (Part 5, 1964)

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Here's Part 5 of Midwest Sports Special - "Inside the World of Hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks," hosted by Frank Sweeney, as aired on WBKB (now WLS) Channel 7. This was transferred from the original film, and thus has no commercials. Featured in this part are players Bobby Hull, Elmer "Moose" Vasko, Pierre Pilote, Stan Mikita, Phil Esposito and John McKenzie, general manager Tommy Ivan, coach Bobby Reay, and trainer Nick Garen. Includes:

After demonstrations of the...

WNBQ Channel 5 - The Dorsey Connors Show (Part 1, 1963)

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Here's Part 1 of an edition of The Dorsey Connors Show on WNBQ Channel 5 (which, like most shows of this period, is only available via 16mm kinescope film). Ms. Connors, who died on September 5th 2007, was a fixture on Chicago radio and television in the early years of the latter medium, with a daytime program that was along the lines of shows such as that of Lee Phillip on WBBM Channel 2. But whereas Ms. Phillip continually remade herself (and in the process, remained a Chicago TV p...

WCIU Channel 26 - The Ginny Tiu Show (Part 3, 1969)

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Here's Part 3 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! In later years, ...

WTTW Channel 11 - Sounds of Summer - "Joni Mitchell - Get Together" (1969)

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In this spirit of healing the divisions of this country in these contentious times, we bring you this video. :-)

Here is another FuzzyMemoriesTV Exclusive! - a segment from a long-thought-lost concert that was videotaped by NET (National Educational Television, the predecessor to PBS) at Southern Illinois University (SIU) and shown locally in Chicago on WTTW Channel 11 in an installment of a program called "The Sounds Of Summer Mississippi River Festival".

WFLA Channel 8 - Channel 8 Reports (Part 1, 1965)

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Here's Part 1 of an edition of Channel 8 Reports on WFLA Channel 8 in Tampa / St. Petersburg, Florida, anchored by Arch Deal.

This newscast was transferred from a 2" Quad tape that was found in, of all places, the coat closet of former Chicago TV news anchor Jim Ruddle.

Includes:

Station ID slide with "TV Channel 8" jingle

Arch Deal opening the newscast, followed by sponsor billboard for West Coast Rambler Dealers (voiceover b...

JFK's First Trip to Chicago - "Lost" 16mm Footage (1961)

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Not really TV related, but it's pretty incredible - and historically significant - "lost" footage (not known to have been publicly seen until now) of President John F. Kennedy on a trip to Chicago, his first as President, on April 28th 1961.

After a few seconds of dirty leader, the film starts off with Air Force One arriving at the airport, followed by Kennedy and his contingent stepping off and him being greeted by a crowd. The President then shakes hands with various officia...

WFLA Channel 8 - Channel 8 Reports (Part 2, 1965)

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Here's Part 2 of an edition of Channel 8 Reports on WFLA Channel 8 in Tampa / St. Petersburg, Florida, anchored by Arch Deal.

Includes:

Arch reading more items:

- Republican National Committee, in their Ohio meeting, names Ray C. Bliss as their chairman (a position in which he would serve until 1969, during which time he helped pave the way for the election of Richard M. Nixon as President in 1968), and Barry Goldwater admits blame for his r...

WBKB Channel 7 - Midwest Sports Special - "Inside the World of Hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks" (Part 2, 1964)

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Here's Part 2 of Midwest Sports Special - "Inside the World of Hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks," hosted by Frank Sweeney, as aired on WBKB (now WLS) Channel 7. This was transferred from the original film, and thus has no commercials. Featured in this part are general manager Tommy Ivan, coach Billy Reay, and (demonstrating their skills on the ice) players Phil Esposito, Chico Maki, John McKenzie, Eric Nesterenko, Fred Stanfield, Stan Mikita, Bill Hay, Al MacNeil, Pierre Pilote and...