Backstage at the Boston Garden, the mood is somber. Just 24 hours ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, and though James Brown is booked that night for a show, nobody really wants to go onstage and play.
From Fred Barzyk: I invited Frank and his wife to one of my "Learn to Act for TV" courses. Since I had convinced the management to let me do dramas, I needed to find volunteer actors. Frank and his wife were some of the first to join.
Some sad news for the WGBH community: Former ’GBHer Kathryn Farrelly died suddenly of heart failure on Sat, 11/12, and WGBH Series Producer Carl Charlson, died peacefully on Thurs, 11/16 after a battle with ALS.
The Library of Congress and Boston public broadcaster WGBH will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 with pioneers and experts in public broadcasting on Friday, Nov. 3.
Barbara was a member of the small group that gathered in the latter half of 1973 in the less than inviting environment of 475 Western Avenue to start production of the new (as yet unnamed) Nova science series.