Category: Features

Morash to receive Lifetime Achievement Emmy

Russ Morash

Norm Abram: “As a brilliant creator/producer/director, Russ Morash has used his personal passion and love for well prepared food, gardening, home improvement/repair and woodworking to develop a whole new genre of television programs.” | Read more.

In: 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, BU Scholars, Features, Honors, New Television Workshop, Press, Staff, The French Chef, Tributes, WGBH 2

Fred Barzyk Aims to Kickstart Drama

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This entry is part 13 of 14 in the series The Fred Barzyk Collection

From Current: Director Fred Barzyk began his career at Boston’s WGBH, experimenting with television and the emerging form of video. Now, the director is preparing to produce the final short film of his drama trilogy on death. | Read more.

In: 2010s, Features |

Jean Shepherd tells his first WGBH story

Jean Shepherd
This entry is part 7 of 14 in the series The Fred Barzyk Collection

From Fred Barzyk: I first heard Jean on the radio in Boston. It was 1961. I was babysitting my young son and, while idly scanning radio stations, I heard this person, this intense personal voice, talking to me. | Read more.

In: 1960s, Anecdotes, Features, Museum of Science, Reminiscences, Stories, WGBH 2 | , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Remembering the original WGBH

84 Massachusetts Avenue

From Art Singer: Fifty one years ago this past September, on several late afternoons a week, I would take the twenty minute walk from BU across the Charles to the station’s studios on the MIT campus for a night’s work. | Read more.

In: 1950s, 84 Mass. Ave., Essays, Features, WGBH 2 | , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Recording Buckminster Fuller (1963)

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This facilities request was found in a 2” videotape box as this program, featuring the renowned architect/inventor Buckminster Fuller, was being dubbed in 2010 to a modern tape format. | Read more.

In: 1960s, Documents, Features, Museum of Science, Technologies, WGBH 2 |
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