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  • Remembering Chicago TV Veteran Warner Saunders (1935 – 2018)

    Remembering Chicago TV Veteran Warner Saunders (1935 – 2018)

    Warner Saunders, news anchor who worked four decades in Chicago television, passed away on October 9. For 29 years he was a sports, then news, anchor on NBC 5. Previously, he was community affairs director and host of Common Ground on WBBM-TV. Saunders won more than 20 Emmys for his TV journalism and retired in May 2009 at 74. Saunders did a memorable series of reports from South Africa in 1990 about Nelson Mandela‚Äôs release from prison called, “South Africa: … Continue reading

  • Common Ground

    Common Ground

    An episode of the show “Common Ground,” hosted by Warner Saunders with guest Studs Terkel. They discuss social issues, pitting Terkel’s optimism against Saunders’ realism. Continue reading