WMAQ Channel 5 - News 5 Chicago Night Report (Opening Segment, 1972)
Here's a neat superVintage clip - the first three minutes of the Channel 5 10pm News from 1972! Includes:
Station ID with voiceover "This is WMAQ-TV, Chicago" by ??
Opening to the News 5 Chicago Night Report "with Floyd Kalber, Harry Volkman, Johnny Morris, and Len O'Connor" (voiceover by ??)
Floyd Kalber reports on the proposed 1973 Chicago School Budget and cuts and layoffs deemed necessary by Chicago Public Schools Superintendent James Redmond
Floyd then reports on the continuing Gage Park High School controversy and truce, involving race relations in general and boycotts of the school by white students. Featuring Irene Schrader, Gage Park High School PTA President (and head of the Gage Park Coalition), as well as comments by Joseph Lodato, of the Gage Park Civic Association, and the Reverend Willie Barrow of Operation PUSH.
Finally, Floyd reports on a school shooting in Pontiac, Michigan, in which a 16-year-old high school student shot and seriously wounded a student during a quarrel, with the rest being hurt as innocent bystanders.
Partial Commercial: Miracle White (incomplete)
[recording cuts out]
This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, November 27th 1972 at 10:00pm!
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