From the Boston Globe: James Spruill, an influential theater teacher at Boston University for 30 years and an actor who shared the stage with the likes of Morgan Freeman and Al Pacino, died Dec. 31.
From the Boston Globe: Folk luminaries from Tom Rush to Lori McKenna celebrated radio host Dick Pleasants' 40 years on the local airwaves.
From the Boston Globe: A series of new TV ads and billboards are part of WBUR’s new marketing campaign aimed at differentiating itself at a time when it faces fierce competition from WGBH-FM.
A founding member of the Juilliard String Quartet, Robert was chairman of the Brandeis music department from 1969-76, and retired from the university’s faculty in 1983. Robert’s other activities included lecturing on music in a 40-part series for WGBH-TV.
Harvey Morris was an engineer for both radio and TV in the late ’60s and early ’70s.
More images from Nat Johnson’s collection.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame — of which WGBH alum Art Singer is president — held its annual induction ceremony on September 16. Several honorees (this year and last) have been affiliated with WGBH at some point over the years. Here are those recipients, and the dates they were inducted.
Nat: And I was extremely pleased and proud that Joan did such an extraordinary work in producing this series, the likes of which we will never see again. I was Director of the NEH Media Program which provided principle funding for this series
New York Exhibition, December, 1971