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WGN Channel 9 - Emergency Broadcast System - "This is NOT a Test" (1985)

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Here's a pretty spooky clip - transferred from an RCA Quad cart (for playing on model TCR-100 cart machines) loaded with 2" videotape.

A Fuzzy Personal Note: "I grew up at the height of the 2nd great nuclear war scare period (the first being the Cuban Missile Crisis of course), having been chilled to the bone from seeing movies like “The Day After” in 1983 when I was nine years old. So this clip was very fascinating to me, and seems to be a glimpse at what we might ...

WLS Channel 7 - Eyewitness News - "Sadat Assassination Coverage" (1981)

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Here's coverage of the assassination of Egyptian president Anwar el-Sadat from Eyewitness News on WLS Channel 7. Featuring anchors Fahey Flynn and Joel Daly, and former 1980 presidential candidate John Anderson.

After his "how do you do" opening, Fahey spoke of how in some parts of the world, Sadat was a man of peace, but in other parts, he was seen as a traitor. Fahey quotes Libyan dictator Muammar Khadafy who proclaimed, "We challenge whoever takes the path of Sadat ...

WLS Channel 7 - News Bulletin - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 6, 1979)

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Here's Part 6 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 Joel Daly, Diane Allen, and Jim Gibbons. Includes:

Joel has taken Fahey Flynn's place alongside Diane Allen as a shot of the bank of ambulances and fire trucks at the crash scene is shown on the screen behind them. Joel introduces a video of a hel...

Image Factory - "Demo" (1980?)

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Here's a demo reel for Image Factory, Inc., a New York-based graphics and production firm.

This came from a 3/4" Umatic tape that was kept by Cathy Mustari, art director for WFLD Channel 32 from 1974 to the late '80's, from a time when the station was actively shopping for production houses to handle their graphics for opens/closes, bumpers, promos, etc.

Includes:

- Promo for WPLJ 95.5 FM in New York (sister station to the many times once-and-pres...

Abel and Associates - "Demo Reel" (Part 2, 1978?)

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Here's Part 2 (the final part) of a demo reel from Abel and Associates, a Hollywood-based production and graphics firm headed by Robert Abel.

This came from a 3/4" Umatic tape that was kept by Cathy Mustari, art director for WFLD Channel 32 from 1974 to the late '80's, from a time when the station was actively shopping for production houses to handle their graphics for opens/closes, bumpers, promos, etc.

This part includes:

- Commercial for Chevrol...

WLS Channel 7 - News - "Armed Gunman Inside Channel 7 Building" (Part 1, 1990)

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Here's Part 1 of WLS Channel 7's news coverage of an armed robbery suspect who hid out for 40 hours at the 190 North State Street building that houses the station.

This part comes in while in progress, and starts with Dick Johnson and Sylvia Perez atop the Sears Tower which houses WLS's transmitter. They cut to Chuck Goudie outside the building; his microphone comes in and out at the outset. He gives information on the suspect: John Fidel Andre Kane, 28, who worked at one po...

WLS Channel 7 - Eyewitness Newsmagazine at 4:30pm - "The Royal Wedding" (Opening Excerpt, 1981)

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From 30 years ago today, here's a partial opening segment of Eyewitness Newsmagazine at 4:30pm on WLS Channel 7, anchored by Mary Ann Childers and Paul Udell, and featuring the voices of Peter Jennings and Barbara Walters.

This edition largely focused on the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer which was attended by First Lady Nancy Reagan and an assemblage of foreign leaders and dignitaries. According to Paul, some 750 million viewers worldwide saw the nupt...

WLS Channel 7 - News - "Armed Gunman Inside Channel 7 Building" (Part 3, 1990)

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Here's Part 3 (the final part) of WLS Channel 7's news coverage of an armed robbery suspect who hid out for 40 hours at the 190 North State Street building that houses the station.

This part begins with anchors Jim Rosenfield and Sylvia Perez at the Eyewitness News desk. The tape comes in as Sylvia explains that the third floor where the studios are have been sealed, and that no one in the building would be let in or out. They then introduce Paul Meincke who's still ou...

WTVT Channel 13 - Pulse Featuring Jim Ruddle (Part 7, 1964)

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Here's Part 7 of Pulse, the evening newscast of WTVT Channel 13 in Tampa / St. Petersburg, Florida, which featured Jim Ruddle as St. Petersburg anchor and Hugh Smith as Tampa anchor. This rare edition was transferred from the original 2" quad tape. This part features sports director "Salty" Sol Fleischman and national anchor / news director Ray Dantzler. Includes:

"Salty" Sol on the following items:

- More on the 10 millionth barrel of beer rolled out b...