Chicago Tonight Turns 30

Chicago’s premiere live, nightly news program turns 30 today. We look back at the inaugural show, featuring Chicago Mayor Harold Washington, and 30 years of keeping you connected with the city and its community. 

Revist Harold Washington and John Callaway in the very first episode of Chicago Tonight.

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View a video of every Chicago Tonight opening from 1984 to 2014.

 

 

 

Watch a montage of Chicago Tonight's celebrity guests over the years.

 

 

 

Watch a montage of Chicago Tonight's politicians over the years.

 

 

 

~Dan Protess contributed to this report

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Revisit a 2009 interview with original host John Callaway by Phil Ponce
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