Category: Stories

The Making of “The Lathe of Heaven”

This entry is part 15 of 15 in the series The Fred Barzyk Collection

Fred Barzyk: It is still amazing to me how many people of a certain age remember watching this TV movie. I mean it was 1979 when it aired! | Read more.

In: 1970s, Fred Barzyk, New Television Workshop, Public Broadcasting Laboratory, Reminiscences, WGBH 2, WGBH History Book

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California’s eight Channel Islands lie west of what is traditionally regarded as America’s frontier. Yet, their story, including that of the oldest known site of human habitation in all of North America, is virtually unknown. | Read more.

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Dave Norton, 65, Director of Physical Plant


Dave was the heart of our physical plant operations, and that brought him into contact with hundreds and hundreds of ’GBHers. I share your deep shock at losing this valued colleague so suddenly. | Read more.

In: Obituaries

Ted Conant, 89, filmmaker


Ted worked on several special projects for WGBH under the direction of then President, Hartford Gunn, and for a time was the Manager of WGBX-TV, Channel 44. | Read more.

In: Obituaries

The Spirit of the Spirit: A WGBH remembrance

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series The Don Hallock Collection

There has always been something magical about the ‘GBH cachet, growing I believe from the station’s spoken, unspoken, and lived, philosophy, and from those who have striven to express it. | Read more.

In: 125 Western Ave., 1960s, 1970s, 84 Mass. Ave., Reminiscences, Staff, WGBH 2
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