Chicago's role in TV history

November 10, 2010

Produced by Eight Forty-Eight

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Bozo the Clown is one of many characters in Chicago television's rich history.

Throughout November, the golden age of Chicago television is on display at the Chicago History Museum. The exhibition features lectures, a bus tour, even re-airings of original broadcasts. For WBEZ, Robert Loerzel reported on the role Chicago played in the evolution of television production.

Jim Engel will speak about children’s TV Wednesday evening at the Chicago History Museum at 7 p.m.

Music Button: Syd Dale, "Beauty Parade", from the CD Music For TV Dinners-The 60's, (TVT)