[WTTW pledge night]

Tom and Chip at the end of the pledge drive, ask for more financial support from viewers. This segment is flanked by a man talking to small assembly about aldermen and city ordinances. [Channel 2 Audio; switches to Channel 1 at 3:03. Quick breaks between segments.]

0:00Copy video clip URL B&W clip of man talking on mic to small assembly.

0:13Copy video clip URL Tom Weinberg tests mic. [Black, just audio]

0:20Copy video clip URL Tom and Chip announce that there are just a couple minutes to go to make $2700 (at $2527 right now), so call now. Names of recent pledgers scroll at bottom of screen.

1:40Copy video clip URL Soft music plays as volunteers answer phones.

2:50Copy video clip URL Station identification. From WNET New York.

3:03Copy video clip URL B&W (channel 1 audio) Small child puts up poster on office wall. Cameraman says that its his first Panasonic VHS machine, and first son.

3:50Copy video clip URL B&W. Man (same as earlier) talks on mic to small assembly about vacant lots, and about what to do so that property values do not go down. “The alderman is not here tonight, he probably doesn’t care…This legislation is worth supporting, I can’t believe the alderman’s don’t know about it…”

7:30Copy video clip URL Vacant lot ordinances. The man explains that he can’t help with passing it, can only help with drafting it.

8:14Copy video clip URL Black (end of tape).



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