John Callaway

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Callaway, the original host of the flagship program Chicago Tonight, died of a heart attack about 6:30 p.m. after growing faint in a Racine store, confirmed his wife, Sandra Callaway. He was 72.

In his 48 years of professional journalism, he excelled in every facet of his career. He was an acclaimed radio and television host, moderator and interviewer; news anchor, reporter and analyst; documentary producer and narrator; author, teacher and fellowship program administrator; national lecturer; and more recently a stage writer and performer.

He is survived by his wife Sandra and his two daughters, Broadway performers Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Foster Callaway, and four of Sandra Callaway’s children. Funeral arrangements are underway.

WTTW Chicago Tonight

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