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Name Holt, Lester

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 03-04-1987

Segments: -- Reagan admits arms for hostage deal was mistake -- Reagan approval rating drops -- Reagan comments on Nancy's role in governmental affairs -- Tax hikes planned for IL included in new budget -- Jim Thompson unveils new tax hikes for IL -- Airplane crash kills 9 in Detroit, MI -- AIDS patient commits suicide at Cook County Hospital -- Vrdolyak attacks Harold Washington's record, past -- Thomas Hynes attacks Harold Washington's "lack of leadership" -- Ash Wednesday ushers in lenten season for area Christians -- Ruth Warrick undergoes gall bladder surgery -- Jim Thompson renigs on IL tax freeze (Jacobson) -- Michael Jordan scores 61 pts. in one game, set

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 03-05-1987

Segments: -- Student with AIDS attends Pilsen school, parents concerned -- Poll gives Harold Washington lead over Hynes, Vrdolyak, Haider -- Thomas Hynes campaigns in Dearborn Park -- Vrdolyak stumps on southwest side -- Harold Washington puts hold on Vrdolyak/Hynes debate -- Murder suspect in DuPage County freed due to witness' illness -- Reagan receives kudos for Iran/Contra speech -- Andre Dawson would boost Cubs (Jacobson) -- Bowling senior is 75 years-old and nearly blind

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 04-03-1987

Segments: -- Murder of 3 in Hyde Park possibly linked to drugs -- Vrdolyak passes Thomas Hynes in latest mayoral poll -- Thomas Hynes poll ranking falters after mayoral debate -- Harold Washington enjoys large lead in latest mayoral poll -- Vrdolyak relishes mayoral race lead over Thomas Hynes -- CONDUCT asks Washington to explain "Vrdolyak/anti-semitic" remark -- Spy scandal at Moscow's US embassy grows, 2 more Marines charged -- Pope John Paul II visit to Chile marred by violence -- Morton Thiokol, Inc. probed by FBI -- Fire at IA grain elevator blamed on dust -- Snowstorm surprises Chicago -- Stock market sets record gain, record high -- U2 ticket buying proce

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That's Infotainment -

A variety show for the benefit of the Chicago chapter of the Writers Guild during their strike against WBBM.

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News - Persian Gulf Peace Talks Fail

The Channel 2 newscast covers the failure of negotiations between Iraq and the U.S. at Geneva, the mayoral race, and the day's sports news.

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News - Mayor Washington "Chicago Remembers"

Local and National dignitaries as well as average Chicagoans pay their final respects to Mayor Harold Washington upon his passing in Nov. 1987. Political reporter Mike Flannery examines the immmediate jockey- ing for political positions that followed Washington's death.

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MBC Publicity - Commercial Break: 1/4/90

WBBM reproter Bob Wallace visits the MBC gift shop "Commercial Break."

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Handicapped -

This newscast segment series, nominated for a Peabody Award, exposes the abuse of handicapped parking spaces by able-bodied people in Chicago.

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Coughlin Goodbye -

WBBM-TV, Channel 2, employees prepared this tribute to John Coughlin on his retirement. His career is reviewed through video highlights.

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Investigative Reports - The Secret Tapes Of Richard Speck

Bill Kurtis' critically acclaimed look back on the mass killing of eight student nurses by Richard Speck in Chicago in the 1960s. Also a look at the previously unknown videotapes Speck made of himself while in Illinois prison.

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News - Twister

News report about the aftermath of the tornado with struck Planfield in 1990.

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Sports; Basketball -

Post-game coverage of the 1991 NBA Champion Chicago Bulls.

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Sports; Basketball -

Special about the 1991 NBA Champion Chicago Bulls.

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Great "Pop" Quiz, The -

Fathers share their secrets for good parenting, and viewers can take a "Pop" quiz to test their own parenting skills.

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Billiken Summer Blast -

The WBBM news crew covers the Billiken Day Parade in Bronzeville, checks the progress of the town's restoration project, and highlights Glady's Luncheonette where people famous, and not, can dine together.

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Parade -

Corner to corner coverage of the Billiken Day Parade along with many human interest stories about people making a difference. Emmy winner for outstanding Non-News Special Event.

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News - Summer Flash Flood

Coverage of the Chicago Flood of 1987.

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Politics; Election -

Local and National Election results and analysis of the 1992 Election, including the presidential Election.

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Disaster in L.A. -

Local WBBM Chicago coverage of the 7.1 Richter scale earthquake in Southern California. Coverage includes some drop-ins of live KCBS Los Angeles footage.

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Michael Jordan -

WBBM coverage of the live press conference includes interviews with Mark Vancill, author of "Rare Air," teammate John Paxon, Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf, agent David Falk, and attorney Curtis Polk. Comments are provided by business partner Gene Silverburg, and writer Bob Greene. Fans are also interviewed.

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Harold Washington -

This documentary on the life of the Chicago mayor features historical footage and many interviews.

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MBC Presents - Career Assembly: 10/19/99

Bruce DuMont hosts the MBC's ninth career assembly which features five local broadcasting personalities discussing their careers with a group of high school students. Includes an introductory compilation of historic news events.

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News - Remembering Walter Payton

This news report on the death of Walter Payton traces his life and career and includes comments from friends and fans.

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News - Remembering Walter: Public Service for Walter Payton

Family, friends and fans say goodbye to Walter Payton in this public service held at Soldier Field five days after his death.