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  • [TVTV on WTTW Channel 11]

    [TVTV on WTTW Channel 11]

    This video contains an off the air recording of the February 1973 WTTW-Chicago broadcast of the TVTV documentaries “Four More Years” and “World’s Largest TV Studio.” The majority of the TVTV programs are skipped–the focus of this tape is on the way WTTW chose to present the programs rather than the programs themselves. Following the programs, Marty Robinson interviews TVTV representatives Tom Weinberg and Anda Korsts about the production.  Continue reading

  • An Evening With Bill McCarter

    An extended on-stage interview with Bill McCarter, the President and General Manager of WTTW, Chicago’s public TV station, and a man described by Broadcasting magazine as “Public television’s visionary architect.” McCarter looks back on his life and career, including his early TV days in Philadelphia with Dick Clark and Ed McMahon. A highlight comes near the end of the discussion when McCar ter talks about the future of TV (including VOD, HD, and programming via the internet), and the many technical innovations made by WTTW. Hosted and moderated by Bruce Dumont. Continue reading