Category: Features

Fred Barzyk Aims to Kickstart Drama

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This entry is part 13 of 13 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 13 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 | , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

June Judson, 81, actress-director

Many actors and playwrights who started in Boston’s theater community in the 1980s and ’90s shared June Judson as a mentor. She was a gifted nurturer of new talent and theatrical works, most notably through Theatre-in-Process, a laboratory- workshop she founded in the early 1980s. | Read more.

In: Features, Obituaries, Staff, WGBH 2

Remembering the original WGBH

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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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