0:25 Nov 23, 1987. Raw tape of goodbye party for Basil Talbot. People mill around art gallery. Weinberg describes tape as time capsule for Basil.
2:20 Regina Rayburn shows her Basil t-shirt.
3:00 Former colleague at Sun Times sends his wishes.
4:20 Toni Schlessinger is sad to see Basil leave.
5:00 Man makes joke about bridges in Chicago and talks about Basil’s style of journalism.
6:55 Jim Edgar shares his favorite moments with Basil.
7:45 Group of people makes jokes for Basil and wish him well.
8:50 Man complements Basil. Tim Tilly?
11:50 Roger Ebert stands by Basil.
13:00 Ray and Molly warn against the liberals in Washington.
13:45 Man seems bitter about Washington politics.
15:45 Man talks about how Basil doesn’t respond to public opinion and talks about the newspaper “The Chicago American.”
17:15 Man sends good luck.
17:45 End of tape.