WLS Channel 7 - Eyewitness News (Opening, 1979)

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Here is the opening segment for the Eyewitness News at 10 on WLS Channel 7; featuring Jay Levine, Mike Hale, Jay Berry, and Carol Bogart. Includes:

Skycam 7 bumper

Eyewitness News open (voiceover by Wayne Atkinson)

90 Americans held hostage by Iranian students as they storm U.S. Embassy

Chicagoans facing gas shortage due to teamsters truck drivers' strike

International Harvester strike

Cook County Hospital cash flow problems being worked on

Police investigate the shooting of an abortion clinic operator, Kenneth Yellen of Biogenics, Ltd.

Calvin Hill, 5 year old boy, dies in fire at 1521 South Drake

CTA fares increase

Teaser for weather and Navy Pier activity

(quality's a little sketchy)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, November 4th 1979 at 10pm.

Date Uploaded: 08/04/2008

Tags: 1970s   WLS Channel 7   News     




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