WAND-TV Channel 17, Decatur IL, and
W68AA Channel 68, Danville IL
Sign-Off recorded in 1990

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A sign-off from central Illinois' long-time former ABC-TV network affiliate which switched to the NBC-TV network in 2005. The clip kicks off with the closing of Five Minutes To Live By, the end-of-day sermonette. The sign-off itself follows, chock full of technical information for WAND-TV 17 and its Danville translator station W68AA on channel 68. Following the sign-off is a film produced by The Enviromental Fund, based in Washington DC. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir's rendition of "This Is My Country" serves as musical accompaniment for a film montage of scenic views of fourteen states. The states featured, listed in order of appearence, are Illinois, Vermont, Virginia, Louisiana, Arizona, Massachusetts, South Carolina, Texas, North Carolina, Hawaii,, Kansas, Mississippi, Wyoming, and ends with views of familiar landmarks of The U.S.'s capital city, Washington, District of Columbia.

This video was edited from a YouTube post by user capnvid47

Page created Sunday, 2 June 2013

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