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WBBM Channel 2 - The 20th Annual Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 11, 1978)

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Here's Part 11 of the Twentieth Annual Chicago Emmy Awards on WBBM Channel 2, hosted by Bob Newhart.

This part features Jim Ruddle, Jack Brickhouse, and the voice of Don Ferris, plus vintage footage of Big Bird, Bob Cromie, Julia Child, William F. Buckley Jr., Alistair Cooke, David Susskind, Lowell Thomas, Bill Moyers, Robert MacNeil, Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel, John Callaway, Dick C...

WSNS Channel 44 - Al Lerner Sports - "So Long..." (Part 1, 1971)

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Here's Part 1 of the final episode of Al Lerner Sports on WSNS Channel 44. Lerner was the station's first sportscaster, and would go on to a long career with such stations as WLS Channel 7, WMAQ Channel 5, WGN Radio 720 and WSCR-AM, as well as being a wrestling announcer. Also featuring a young (and at this point, moustacheless) Tim Weigel, then a sportswriter for the now-defunct Chicago Daily News, who himself would become a familiar face on Chicago television, working for all three...

WSNS Channel 44 - Al Lerner Sports - "So Long..." (Part 4, 1971)

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Here's Part 4 (the last part) of the final episode of Al Lerner Sports on WSNS Channel 44. Lerner was the station's first sportscaster, and would go on to a long career with such stations as WLS Channel 7, WMAQ Channel 5, WGN Radio 720 and WSCR-AM, as well as being a wrestling announcer. Also featuring a young (and at this point, moustacheless) Tim Weigel, then a sportswriter for the now-defunct Chicago Daily News, who himself would become a familiar face on Chicago television, worki...

WLS Channel 7 - 30th Anniversary Special (Part 5, 1978)

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Here's Part 5 of WLS Channel 7's 30th Anniversary Special, broadcast from Chicago's Park West and hosted by Eyewitness News anchors Fahey Flynn and Joel Daly, with a little assist in this part from Battlestar Galactica star Lorne Greene.

Includes:

Fahey opening this segment with the words "From the past to the present and on to the future," as part of his and Joel's intro of Lorne Greene who presides over a sneak preview of ABC's coming seaso...

WTVT Channel 13 - Pulse Featuring Jim Ruddle (Part 5, 1964)

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Here's Part 5 of 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 Ray Dantzler in the Pulse newsroom, sports director "Salty" Sol Fleischman, and Paul Reynolds. Includes:

Ray introducing Pulse Sports with "Salty" Sol who, a...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Chicago Sizzlin' - The 31st Annual Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 12, 1989)

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Here's Part 12 (the last part) of the 31st Annual Chicago Emmy Awards broadcast, titled Chicago Sizzlin'.

This part features Jonathon Brandmeier ("Johnny B") and The Leisure Suits performing "I've Got Nothin' to Say" and "Sweet Home Chicago," (with Buzz Kilman blowin' harp!) with the Emmy winners joining him on the stage at the end. (You can see producer Keith Stras at one point)

Credits:

Produced by Bobbi Clark, Carol Cooling Kopp

WGN Channel 9 - Nightbeat with Marty McNeeley - "A Nightbeat New Year" (Part 3, 1983)

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Here's the third and final part of Nightbeat with Marty McNeeley on WGN Channel 9. Also featuring the voice of Tony Salvaro. Includes:

Marty recapping the following sports scores and plays, with pertinent footage:

- In hockey, Chicago Blackhawks lose to Detroit Red Wings 4-1 (clips of key plays courtesy SportsVision)

- The Fighting Illini basketball team defeats the Loyola Ramblers, 73-72, at the Assembly Hall in Champaign (clips courtesy ...

WFLD Channel 32 - Newstalk with Wanda Wells - "Psychology and the Vote" (Part 2, 1984)

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Here's Part 2 of an edition of Newstalk with Wanda Wells on WFLD Channel 32. Also featuring reporter Gail Street and guest Dr. Sidney H. Weissman, M.D. (Fuzzy's father-in-law). Includes:

Newstalk bumper animation

Wanda introducing Gail Street who reports on the following items:

- The upcoming Cook County board meeting, in which board president George W. Dunne is set to introduce measures designed to reduce a projected $35 million bu...

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 - "The Crash of Flight 191 - The Day After" (Part 1, 1979)

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Here's more coverage of the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 at O'Hare Field, the worst air disaster in U.S. history; this is Part 1 of a special edition of NewsCenter5 with Mike Jackson and Carol Marin (both in the studio and in field reports filed earlier in the day) from the day after the crash. Featuring Tom Korzeniowski, Rich Samuels and Jim Tilmon. Includes:

Tape starts in the middle of a report from Tom Korzeniowski at Touhy Avenue near Mount Prospect Road ...