Category: Stories

Jim Kaup, 71, scenic carpenter


From the mid 1970s until 2006 Jim was a scenic carpenter at WGBH, a job that utilized his many talents | Read more.

In: 1 Guest Street, 125 Western Ave., 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, Obituaries

Julia Child finds a place on … Twitch!


Twitch recently ran a marathon rebroadcast of Julia Child’s “The French Chef” on its 24/7 platform for livestreamed cooking. | Read more.

In: Julia Child, Sightings

David Silver on Bud Collins, Julia Child, Fred Barzyk, and more


As a 23 year old on-camera TV neophyte, watching Julia’s completely honest and wonderfully natural television presentations, actually helped me in my own slightly panicky weekly approach to hosting a television show. | Read more.

In: 1960s, Bud Collins, Reminiscences, Video, WGBH 2

Bud Collins, 86, tennis authority, broadcaster

1964 Collins WGBH

Considered the first sports print journalist to establish a regular second home on TV, Mr. Collins began offering tennis commentary for Boston’s WGBH-TV from the Longwood Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill not long after he became a Globe columnist in 1963. | Read more.

In: 1960s, 1970s, Bud Collins, Obituaries, People, WGBH 2

Stereo Television: Origins

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WGBH-FM was already attracting listeners who cared about the quality of sound. Why just radio? Why not television? | Read more.

In: 1970s, 1980s, FM 89.7, Reminiscences, Symphony Hall, WGBH 2
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