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  • Farewell to the Ultimate Cool Gent, Herb Kent

    Farewell to the Ultimate Cool Gent, Herb Kent

    Renowned giant of Chicago radio and larger than life personality Herb Kent died last Saturday, October 22, at the age of 88. Known as the “mayor of Bronzeville,” he grew up in the Ida B. Wells housing project and attended Hyde Park High School. Arguably, Kent‘s most influential position was from 1962 to 1970 at Chicago’s WVON. The station was and is an integral part of Chicago’s black community. Kent kept his thumb on the pulse of the community and was a … Continue reading

  • John Coady #1

    John Coady #1

    This is a video of John Coady, of WBBM news radio 78, walking the viewer through a day in his work life specifically how he sets up pieces, puts them together, records them, and eventually airs them. He interviews Judge Aspen about the federal shutdown that took place in January of 1996. Continue reading

  • 94.7 Kicks Country #1

    94.7 Kicks Country #1

    A videographer for the television show Radio Faces visits the grand opening broadcast of the new station, 94.7 Kicks Country. Most of the tape consists of video of Nancy Turner, a woman who has been involved in Chicago Country Radio since 1977. Continue reading

  • TJ + Wild Bill #2

    TJ + Wild Bill #2

    A continuation of the live broadcast continued in a previous tape. Part of the tape is an astrologist named Irene giving advice over the air. Continue reading

  • Riverside Pictures

    Riverside Pictures

    Ice-fishing, radio, guy with camera Continue reading

  • 94.7 Kicks Country #2

    94.7 Kicks Country #2

    Interview with Nancy Turner and Gregg Lindahl of 94.7 Kicks Country on the opening day of said station. These interviews were for the TV show Radio Faces and were conducted by Tom Weinberg. Continue reading

  • TJ + Wild Bill #3

    TJ + Wild Bill #3

    Continuation of the live broadcast of the TJ and Wild Bill show on B96 as begun in a previous tape. Irene, an astrologist, continues to make predictions over the air. Continue reading

  • [Radio Faces raw: Harry + Spike #2]

    [Radio Faces raw: Harry + Spike #2]

    Raw footage shot for the documentary Radio Faces. There are two segments in this video. The first is Harry and Spike of WMVP Radio at a UIC Flames game to dedicate Sherrell Ford’s jersey. The second part is their radio broadcast from later that evening where they talk with Shawn Respert. Continue reading