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Name Jacobson, Walter

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 01-05-1987

Segments: -- 10 year old hostage taken at Dallas-Ft. Worth airport -- Reagan surgery successful, termed "perfectly routine" -- Budget proposal tops $1 trillion -- Train wreck death toll rises to 15 -- Jane Byrne and Harold Washington battle for Hispanic support -- Hostage standoff continues at Mt. Prospect apartment complex -- Renault Robinson works to regain lost CHA funding -- Mary Beth Whitehead fights for custody in court -- Surrogate motherhood on trial -- Whitehead v. Stern -- Traffic deaths up in IL for 1986 -- State police shorthanded -- 2 troopers "given" to WGN (Jacobson) -- Stock market hits record high -- Television turns tabloid

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 01-06-1987

Segments: -- Murder charged in deadly fire at E. 82nd St. apartment house -- Reagan "ready to go home" after surgery -- Budget cut at federal level may hurt Chicago -- Hostage standoff ends in Mt.Prospect -- Hostage drama ends at Dallas-Ft. Worth airport -- CFL elects Robert Healy president -- Jane Byrne begins high profile campaign -- Donald Haider stumps for votes as Republican mayoral hopeful -- State police respond to Jacobson perspective (01/05) -- O'Hare workers cage escaped cougar -- Galaxy discovered by astronomers -- Street repairs wasted money (Jacobson)

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) -

Segments: -- Zirl Smith resigns as CHA executive director -- Thomas Hynes quits democratic mayoral primary -- Helene Colvin appointed CHA director of information -- Helene Colvin profits from Washington administration (Jacobson) -- CTA bus hits Lake Shore Drive guardrail, 18 injured -- Arson suspect held without bond for fire at E. 82nd St. -- DuPont Plaza Hotel fire victim hailed from Chicago -- Bomb threats plague Puerto Rico, 13 in one day -- Reagan issued clean bill of health -- O'Hare's cagey cougar temporarily housed at zoo -- "Platoon" stirs memories for Vietnam veterans -- Prince Edward wants to quit British marines -- Harlem Globetrotters return home to

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 01-08-1987

Segments: -- Harold Washington administration tied to CHA turmoil (Jacobson) -- Harold Washington campaigns against Jane Byrne -- Jane Byrne sets campaign strategy -- Thomas Hynes runs as third party candidate -- Rape suspect charged with 7 northside attacks -- Reagan Iran-Contra story contradicts Senate Intelligence report -- Reagan returns to White House after successful surgery -- Space shuttle Challenger wreckage buried by Space Administration -- Air Force jet fighter crashes near Rochester, IN, pilot missing -- Dow Jones breaks 2000 for first time -- March of Dimes auctions bachelors for funds -- Break dancing breaks through Iron Curtain

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 01-09-1987

Segments: -- Snow storm socks Chicago with 1 foot expected -- Iran-Contra documents contradict Reagan's claims -- Police bullets possibly defective (Jacobson) -- Brenda Gaines assumes Renault Robinson's position at CHA -- Vrdolyak blasts Washington on job as mayor -- Harold Washington pegs Byrne as anti-Hispanic -- Rape charged in northside attack, Eugene Booker held -- Fire damages Rustic Manor restaurant in Gurnee -- Fire hits building at State & Oak, no injuries -- Oral Roberts asks for cash or God will call him home -- Snow storm blankets KS & MO -- Inflation, unemployment drop in 1986 -- Moose loses interest in VT cow

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 02-02-1987

Segments: -- Jane Byrne canvasses fire fighters for votes -- CFL chiefs fail to endorse any mayoral candidate -- Harold Washington television ads attack Jane Byrne's record -- Crime still a major concern of Chicagoans, says CBS news poll -- CIA director William Casey resigns, Robert Gates takes over -- Hostages threatened with death in Lebanon -- Terry Waite kidnapping confirmed -- Corazon Aquino wins Philippine election -- Poisoning of parents attempted by Schaumburg & Streamwood teens -- Liberace nears death -- Groundhog sees his shadow at Lincoln Park Zoo -- National parks fees too low for movie companies (Jacobson)

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 02-03-1987

Segments: -- CFL rank and file endorse Harold Washington for mayor -- Jane Byrne counters Harold Washington's attack -- Voter registration numbers drop from 1983 levels -- Donald Haider appears at Northwest Action Council -- Vrdolyak presides over 10th ward fundraiser -- Thomas Hynes attends "fun raiser" for his candidacy -- Marines join "show of strength" in Mediterranean near Lebanon -- Kidnappings draw protest from Beirut students -- Clean water bill voted into law by Congress -- Congress votes itself a pay raise -- Senate votes to raise speed limit to 65 mph -- AIDS inflicted doctor suspended by Cook County Hospital -- Eugene Pincham investigated for partisan

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 02-04-1987

Segments: -- AIDS infected doctor reinstated by Cook County Hospital -- Cook County Hospital reinstates AIDS infected doctor -- Debate between Byrne and Washington cancelled -- Thompson delivers State of the State address -- Liberace dies of heart failure at age 67 -- Gang violence spawns community watch program -- CHA funding control fight delays asbestos removal (Jacobson) -- Greyhound busing thousands for 59 cents -- Mikhail Baryshnikov performs at the Auditorium Theatre -- America's Cup returns to the US -- National Guard fake attack instills patriotism at TN high schools

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 02-05-1987

Segments: -- Byrne, Jane cancels appearance claiming intimidation -- Byrne, Jane seeks apology, debate from Harold Washington -- Byrne, Jane faces uphill battle in mayoral bid (Jacobson) -- Auto strikes child during high speed police chase -- Property taxes left unpaid increase urban decay* (Kurtis) -- Urban decay fed by unpaid property taxes* (Kurtis) -- Waite, Terry feared shot in escape attempt -- Navy buildup in Mediterranean eases -- Condom ads to appear on WPWR-TV and WGBO-TV -- National Guard under fire from TN parents for mock school attacks -- Rabbit, famous for "cold tub" exploits, healed by new drug

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 02-06-1987

Segments: -- Jane Byrne TV ad blames Harold Washington for racial division -- Harold Washington demands censure of Byrne TV spot -- Jane Byrne blames racial division for cancelled campaign stop -- Mayoral race focusing on race; politicians to blame (Jacobson) -- AIDS inflicts city school worker, parents urged not to worry -- Sexual abuse suspect charged in molestation of Cicero alter boys -- Drug bust at Truman College results in death of suspected pusher -- Bethel New Age fights unpaid property taxes and urban decay -- Hostage freed in Iran: US journalist relased on 31st birthday -- Reagan celebrates his 76th birthday -- Liberace mourned while his death raises quest

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 03-02-1987

Segments: -- Howard Baker tackles heavy issues as new Chief of Staff -- Robert Gates withdraws CIA director nomination -- Reagan approval rating registers at all-time low -- Murder of two Hazel Crest teens probed -- Wallace Davis bond revoked -- Harold Washington raises funds in CA -- Harold Washington benefited from CHA funds, says Thomas Hynes -- Tax form W-4A introduced -- Commerce Department's pink flamingo gift defended (Jacobson) -- Hollywood spruces up for centennial celebration -- Strike by Writers' Guild continues

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

Segments: -- Murder suspect charged in slaying of 2 Hazel Crest teens -- Tax hikes planned for IL -- Vrdolyak and Thomas Hynes scrap for votes in 47th Ward -- Thomas Hynes claims CHA wrongfully campaigns for Harold Washington -- Harold Washington returns from CA fundraising trip -- Andy Warhol artwork stolen from Chicago museum -- Reagan chooses William Webster as CIA head nominee -- Arms reductions proposed by USSR praised by Reagan -- Reagan appearances draw away from Iran/Contra affair (Jacobson) -- Hollywood loses film revenues to IL -- Radio listener disgruntled, runs auto in radio station

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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) - 03-30-1987

Segments: -- Jane Byrne formally endorses Harold Washington -- Sullivan report prompts ethics proposal from Harold Washington -- Ethics guidelines proposed by Harold Washington -- Trade war threat sends stock market tumbling -- Spy scandal pulls Marine guards from Moscow -- Gorbachev meets with Margaret Thatcher in Moscow -- Highway bill veto override expected -- Child abuse case audits expanded by DCFS -- Snowstorm forces Great Plains to dig out -- Painting "Sunflowers" by Van Gogh fetches record price

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 03-31-1987

Segments: -- Debate between mayoral candidates held -- Mayoral debate participants analyze their performances -- Roman Pucinski endorses Thomas Hynes for mayor -- Jane Byrne assesses mayoral debate -- Mary Beth Whitehead loses Baby M custody battle -- Green Beret killed in El Salvador -- Marines charged in Moscow embassy sex scandal -- Snowstorm clobbers Cleveland, OH -- Mayoral debate winner picked by poster's popularity (Jacobson) -- Oral Roberts begs followers for more money -- Marlee Matlin discusses her Best Actress Oscar win -- Mayoral debate analysis continues

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 04-01-1987

Segments: -- Train wreck on Shouth Shore Line kills 1, injures 4 -- Aldermen threatened by Harold Washington with loss of power -- Vrdolyak asks Thomas Hynes to join his camp -- Thomas Hynes says only he can beat Harold Washington -- Donald Haider fueled by debate momentum -- Tax hike failure could force IL budget cuts -- Highway bill still alive after unusual Senate vote -- AIDS education and abstinence endorsed by Reagan -- Pope John Paul II visits Chile -- Oral Roberts ends prayer vigil for more money -- Floods force evacuations in ME -- Prime Rate raised to 7 3/4% -- License plate slogan will stay of ID tags, says judge -- Smelt fishing season opens -- Wa

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 04-02-1987

Segments: -- Highway bill becomes law as US Senate overrides Reagan veto -- Highway funding law will benefit IL -- Harold Washington campaigns for council control, party unity -- Mayoral candidates appear before IL Ethnic Consultation -- Thomas Hynes rejects polls showing him in third place -- Mary Beth Whitehead vows continued fight for Baby M custody -- Murder convict Andrew Wilson granted new trial -- City Colleges give full time pay to part time teachers -- Buddy Rich dies at age 69 -- John Devine dies of cancer -- Train wreck on South Shore Line possibly caused by high winds -- Lake Michigan's rising levels prompt meeting -- Raisa Gorbachev shown induging ca

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 04-27-1987

Segments: -- Child pornography/molestation suspect Arthur Taggart arrested -- Jim Bakker plans comeback despite new allegations -- Kurt Waldheim barred from US -- Trial of Goetz: Opening arguments heard -- Collapse of building in CT: Trapped victims may still be alive -- CHA layoff threat prompted by cash shortage -- Vrdolyak hosts fundraiser to help pay campaign bills -- Speed limit increase on some interstate highways takes effect -- Congressional subcommittee blasts O'Hare air traffic control -- Oliver North receives death threats -- CIA headquarters picketed by foreign policy protestors -- Garbage barge returns to US following Mexico's rejection -- Michael Mc

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 04-28-1987

Segments: -- Kidnapping of Yorkville child, Crystal Seng, probed -- Jerry Falwell launches PTL Club "cleanup" -- PTL board meeting results in firings, resignations -- Snipers hunted by police in Lake Holter, MT -- Child abuse suspect Arthur Taggert faces more charges -- Airplane near collision reported over Midway Airport -- Citizenship granted to 83 year-old Lucy Simonian -- Trial of John McCollum: Peter McElligott testifies -- Harold Washington seeks $25mil loan for CHA -- Credit card scam in Hyde Park probed -- Smoking ban bill debate planned by IL legislature -- Tobacco Institue will conduct govt. cigarette tests (Jacobson) -- Motorcyclist conqueors North Pol

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 04-29-1987

Segments: -- CHA loan proposal slated for City Council vote tomorrow -- HUD outlines CHA funding provisions -- CHA mismanagement continues despite HUD probe (Jacobson) -- City Council will vote on CHA loan tomorrow -- Tax reactivation program revitalizes abandoned dwellings -- Kidnap suspect charged in abduction of Crystal Seng -- Jim Bakker may face eviction from several homes -- Jerry Falwell claims God has been "cleaning PTL's house" -- Spearfishing protest leads to arrests in WI -- Spearfishing by Indians in WI sparks controversy (Drummond) -- U2 rock group performs at Rosemont Horizon

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 04-30-1987

Segments: -- Sexual abuse victim discusses incident with Arthur Taggart -- Jim Bakker plans return to PTL pulpit, says Bakker's father -- CHA loan approved by City Council finance committee -- HUD may level sanctions against CHA -- Brenda Gaines salary resolution disputed by CHA board (Jacobson) -- Trade bill passed by US House would slap sanctions against Japan -- Reagan promises veto of new trade bill -- Trade talks between Reagan and Nakasone held in DC -- Operation Greylord: McCollom trial suspended, jury sent home -- Spear fishing rights portestors arresed in WI -- CBOT begins trading from 6 to 9 p.m.

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 05-01-1987

Segments: -- Jim & Tammy Bakker speak out for first time on PTL scandal -- Trade talks between Reagan and Nakasone end in DC -- Protesting Japanese workers upset over nation's trade policy -- Protesting Solidarity members arrested during May Day March -- Pope John Paul II visit to W. Germany marred by church fire -- Fire at W. German church possibly linked to papal visit -- Pope John Paul II beatifies Jewish holocaust victim -- Bears west side stadium unity meeting becomes shouting match -- Operation Greylord: McCollom pleads guilty -- Reagan is subject of memoir written by son Michael -- AIDS threatens area blacks and San Fransisco, CA teens -- Vrdolyak "unplugs"

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Newsmakers - Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Kennedy-Nixon Debates

Walter Jacobson, political editor Mike Flannery, Ald. Roman Pucinski, and Northwestern University professor David Zarefsky discuss the historic Kennedy-Nixon debate on its 25th anniversary.

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Chicago Local News (CBS2) - 05-25-1987

Segments: -- AIDS victims recalled during Memorial Day service -- Navy probe of USS Stark incident begins in Iraq -- Memorial Day observed in Chicago, across US -- O'Hare auto traffic halted by downed power line -- Vrdolyak comments on rumored switch to GOP -- Trial of Raymond Donovan: Defendant found not guilty -- Lasers revolutionizes neurosurgery -- Computer helps paraplegics to walk -- Tornado victims' funeral rites held in Saragosa, TX -- Golden Gate Bridge marchers strain structure to its limits -- Jerry Falwell asks PTL followers for $3.2mil in emergency funds -- Naperville residents pose for "family portrait" -- Sailors from England learn baseball fundame