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New Film Inspired By 1987 Hijacking of WTTW’s Airwaves

Clip: 10/13/2021 | 6m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

Long-time WTTW fans may remember that back in 1987, our airwaves were hijacked by an unknown TV “pirate.” Now nearly 34 years later, it’s inspired a new film playing Thursday at the Chicago International Film Festival.

Aired: 10/13/21

Rating: NR

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