Museum Of Broadcast Communications

A statue of Ronald McDonald outside the Museum of Broadcast Communications was decapitated sometime overnight before the museum opened on Aug. 18, 2015.

Ronald McDonald Statue Decapitated Outside Broadcast Museum

Workers arriving for work Tuesday morning saw the statue of the beloved McDonald’s icon had been decapitated when they got to the museum, according to museum founder Bruce DuMont. Staff at the neighboring Tortoise Club had rescued the statue’s head after the statue was vandalized.


President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline Kennedy ride with secret service agents in an open car motorcade shortly before the president was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, November 22, 1963. (Credit: Keystone/Getty Images)

Play Opening In Chicago Makes The Case That The Mob Was Behind Kennedy Assassination

Retired FBI agent Zack Shelton collaborated with investigative reporter and playwright Hillel Levin on “Assassination Theater,” a new play that makes the case that the late Chicago crime boss Tony Accardo and some of his fellow mobsters were behind the killing of the president.


A display at Chicago's Museum of Broadcast Communications is dedicated to the first televised presidential debate. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Museum Of Broadcast Communications

CBS 2’s Rob Johnson takes a look inside Chicago’s newest museum, which pays homage to the greats of television and radio.


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TV And Radio Legends Celebrate Opening Of New Broadcast Museum

Dozens of radio and television pioneers got together Tuesday night in Chicago to celebrate the history of broadcasting.


Producer Don Cornelius attends the 10th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards Nominations at the Spago Restuarant on August 9, 2005 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

‘Soul Train’ Creator Don Cornelius Honored At Memorial

Friends and family members got together Wednesday night for a love-filled goodbye to “Soul Train” creator and Chicago native Don Cornelius.

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Museum Of Broadcast Communications To Honor Don Cornelius

The Museum of Broadcast Communications will honor “Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius with a special tribute Wednesday night.

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Broadcast Communications Museum Hosts VIP Open House

The Museum of Broadcast Communications offered Gov. Pat Quinn, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and a host of others a “sneak preview” open house at its new digs Thursday night.

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Oprah fans gather to catch a glimpse of Oprah Winfrey during a public event at Federation Square on December 10, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. Oprah Winfrey is in Australia with 302 audience members from the US, Canada and Jamaica and will tape episodes of the 25th and final season of 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' from the Sydney Opera house next week. The shows will air in the US and Australia in January 2011.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Follow In Oprah’s Footsteps

If you’d like to experience a small bit of what Oprah felt as she opened her show for the first couple of decades, go by the Museum of Broadcast Communications.


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Construction Resumes On Broadcast Museum

After what might be called a very long commercial break, construction has resumed at the planned new home of the Museum of Broadcast Communications.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2011

The Museum of Broadcast Communications has posted classic commericals on its website, (Credit: Museum Of Broadcast Communication)

New Exhibit Showcases Six Decades Of Classic Commericals

The Museum of Broadcast Communications is betting that people won’t skip through its latest exhibit, “We’ll Be Right Back … 60 years of Television Commercials.”