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WFLD Channel 32 - Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts (Part 1, 1979)

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Here's Part 1 of Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts, a local interview program hosted by Kathy McFarland that followed an encore presentation of the Academy Award-winning Scared Straight! on WFLD Channel 32. Also featuring a former street gang member turned straight, Ray Rowland(sp?). Includes:

A few more seconds of the Scared Straight! film are shown (with a quick zoom-in of the Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts title) as Kathy begins her comments lead...

WFLD Channel 32 - Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts (Part 3, 1979)

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Here's Part 3 (the final part) of Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts, a local interview program hosted by Kathy McFarland that followed an encore presentation of the Academy Award-winning Scared Straight! on WFLD Channel 32. Also featuring Hon. Judge William Sylvester White, Chief of the Juvenile Division of Cook County Circuit Court and President of the National Association of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Includes:

Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts bumpe...

WBBM Channel 2 - So You Think You Know Chicago? (Part 3, 1974)

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This clip made possible by the donations from our generous group of "Fuzzketeers" during the Spring 2012 Tape Transfer Fundraiser.

Here's Part 3 of a special called So You Think You Know Chicago? on WBBM Channel 2. This was the third broadcast in a continuing series of shows called Chicago Alive. The hosts were legendary anchors Bill Kurtis and Walter Jacobson, and...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Gavilan - "The Guns of Harry August" (Opening, Break & Ending, 1982)

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Here's a few segments of an episode (entitled "The Guns of Harry August") of another short-lived series that ran over the NBC Network in the early 1980's - and therefore, in the Windy City, on our own WMAQ Channel 5 - Gavilan. (don't read too quick and mistake it for "Galivan")

This show was one of several over the years that starred the late Robert Urich, here in the role of Robert Gavilan, an ex-CIA agent currently in the employ of an oceanographic institute run by Ma...

WBBM Channel 2 - Hunter - "The Costa Rican Connection" (Opening, Preview Breaks & Ending, 1977)

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Here's the opening, preview breaks and ending moments of an episode of the TV series Hunter.

And no, folks, this is not the 1984-91 series on NBC (and thus, seen by Chicagoans on WMAQ Channel 5) with Fred Dryer and Stepfanie Kramer, but a virtually forgotten, short-lived series - "A Lorimar Production" (the company famous at the time for The Waltons and, later, for Dallas and Knots Landing) - that ran on the CBS Network and therefore aired in Chica...

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 - "Reagan Assassination Attempt Coverage" (1981)

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Here's an edition of NewsCenter5 on WMAQ Channel 5 which was devoted entirely to the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. Featuring anchor Linda Yu, Tom Korzeniowski, Carol Marin, Russ Ewing, Rich Samuels, and Dick Kay. Includes:

Linda mentioning the local/regional angle of the Reagan shooting - with both the President and Press Secretary James Brady born and raised in the state, and wounded Secret Service agent Timothy McCarthy a Chicago native, before go...

WFLD Channel 32 - Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts (Part 2, 1979)

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Here's Part 2 of Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts, a local interview program hosted by Kathy McFarland that followed an encore presentation of the Academy Award-winning Scared Straight! on WFLD Channel 32. Also featuring Gayle Franzen, Chief of the Illinois Department of Corrections, and Harold Thomas of the Chicago Police Department's Youth Division. Includes:

Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts bumper (voiceover by Ron Beattie)

In this part, K...

WTTW Channel 11 - Medical Self-Help Training - "Infant and Child Care" (Part 1, 1963)

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Here's the first part of an edition of an ongoing series called Medical Self-Help Training on WTTW Channel 11, hosted by Dr. Max Klinghoffer, Chairman of the Illinois State Medical Society's (ISMS) Disaster Medical Care Committee. This installment deals with the topic of "Infant and Child Care."

This rare surviving program from the early years of Chicago's "Window to the World" came directly from a 2" Quad tape that was found a few months ago in the basement archives...