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Sixty years of innovation. Ten years of alumni news and first-person stories. Over 500 essays, anecdotes, and photos: linked, tagged, and annotated.

Vonnegut and Barzyk: Between Time and Tibuktu

vonnegut-500x“Between Time and Timbuktu or Prometheus-5: A Space Fantasy by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.” was an idea hatched by David Loxton who was working for NET Playhouse. This is how the 1974 TV show happened. • Read more.

Ed Joyce, 71, Animation Photographer

ed-joyce-2-500X500As an expert animation photographer, ED JOYCE worked with KEN Burns on epics such as The Civil War, Baseball and Jazz, important works that not only taught us about our past but who we are as part of the American experience. • Read more.

Video: WGBH’s Years at MIT

wgbh-mitA video history reveals the connections between MIT and public television station WGBH, where the station started broadcasting in 1955. • Read more.

Point Taken: New WGBH show encourages input via social media

point-takenIs college worth the money? Is the American dream dead? These are the kind of provocative questions debated on “Point Taken,” a new show on WGBH. • Read more.

William Grant, 72, Producer and Editor

grant-500x500William R. Grant, an award-winning producer of some of public television’s most successful programs, was for two years managing editor of “Frontline” and 10 years was executive editor of “NOVA.” • Read more.

Fred Barzyk’s Snapshots: Scene 3

tomlin-500x500This is the second in a series of reminiscences by Fred Barzyk, longtime WGBH producer and director. • Read more.

Margaret Faulkner, 80, Development Leader

candle-500x500Margy led a distinguished career in institutional development spanning positions at the Belmont Hill School, the Museum of Science Boston, and WGBH. • Read more.

Fred Barzyk’s Snapshots: Scene 2

silverI was asked to produce and direct a program for college kids during the summer of 1967. The show featured a young Englishman who was lecturing at Tufts University. His name was David Silver and he looked a lot like Mick Jagger. • Read more.