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  1. WWUpdate

    Classic Video Thread (pre-2008)

    From Los Angeles, KNXT's Noontime, 1972:
  2. WWUpdate

    International Video Thread

    From Madrid, Spain, here's Telemadrid's 8:30 p.m. local news from 2017: Moving from Madrid to Barcelona, here's the 2 p.m. local news from Betevé (as BTV now styles itself):
  3. WWUpdate

    Classic Video Thread (pre-2008)

    ^^^ This is a great bit of Chicago TV history -- and a rare clip of Jane Pauley as WMAQ anchor. Kalber and Pauley would soon be reunited on the Today show.
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    Classic Video Thread (pre-2008)

    OK, I admit it: I like this `'74 promo for the NBC Nightly News. Its overall feel is cheesily optimistic in that 1970s way, but it's also a nice reminder of an era when news promos could be artistically creative and executives weren't scared to death of confusing the mass audience:
  5. WWUpdate

    Classic Video Thread (pre-2008)

    WMAQ, Chicago; noon news (last edition with Jorie Lueloff), 1982:
  6. WWUpdate

    Classic Video Thread (pre-2008)

    Thanks for the clarification, Ramona! Here's assorted coverage of the death of the legendary Chicago news anchor Fahey Flynn, 1983:
  7. WWUpdate

    Classic Video Thread (pre-2008)

    An interesting, barely recognizable version of Classical Gas from Omaha's WOWT, 1979:
  8. WWUpdate

    Classic Video Thread (pre-2008)

    KPHO, Phoenix; 6 p.m., 1999:
  9. WWUpdate

    Non-News Classic Video

    A 1970 sales film about WFLD in Chicago:
  10. WWUpdate

    Classic Video Thread (pre-2008)

    WMAQ, Chicago; noon news, 1978:
  11. WWUpdate

    U.S. News Music Abroad: Video Clips

    Here's another clip of ATV in Hong Kong using I Love Chicago:
  12. WWUpdate

    Classic Video Thread (pre-2008)

    Forty years ago today, a major blizzard struck Chicago. Here's WMAQ's special extended late newscast: Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JM5mMcnaFg Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBsgFjkVs2g
  13. WWUpdate

    International Video Thread

    From TF1 in France, the 8 p.m. news on today's date 40 years ago:
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    Classic Video Thread (pre-2008)

    An excerpt of the Satellite News Channel from New Year's Day 1983. SNC was a short-lived CNN competitor from ABC and Group W; it was eventually bought by Ted Turner and "merged" with CNN (it effectively closed down): Happy New Year!
  15. WWUpdate

    Classic Video Thread (pre-2008)

    A 1995 CNN report about local stations' obsession with crime:
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