Category: Stories

My Favorite Story: Julia Child’s Car Talk

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In 1985 Julia Child received an honorary doctorate from her alma mater, Smith College. One of WGBY’s supporters arranged for her old classmate to stay on the day after the ceremony to do a reception for our donors. | Read more.

In: Favorite Stories

My Favorite Story: Child and Cosby

Julia Child from Wikipedia

Someone came over and asked Julia to come along to the next room for a publicity photo. She walked in, and there was Bill Cosby. | Read more.

In: Favorite Stories, Julia Child

Don Quayle, 84, NPR’s first president

Don Quayle

The first president of National Public Radio has died. Don Quayle was 84 years old. He had a long career in public broadcasting — both television and radio. | Read more.

In: 1960s, 1970s, Obituaries

Joe Day, 78, tenacious reporter

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As a member of Channel 2’s “The Reporters” team, Joe Day refused to take no for an answer. | Read more.

In: 1970s, 1980s, Obituaries, The Reporters, WGBH 2

Bob Wilson, Television Photographer

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From Jim Boyd: We said good-bye yesterday to my long-time good friend Bob Wilson. Bob was a news photographer at WGBH-TV and WCVB Channel 5 Boston, a US Army Vietnam War era veteran and an avid horseman. His casket was carried by an elegant horse carriage to the cemetery where he received a fitting military salute. It was a heart-warming sendoff for a truly deserving man. | Read more.

In: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, Obituaries, WGBH 2
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    • Wendy Davidson Great photos Jay! – May 13, 6:36 PM
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