Category: Obituaries

Ben Wattenberg, 81, author and host

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Ben Wattenberg, a neoconservative author and host of a nationally syndicated talk show on public television, died June 28 in Washington, D.C. He was 81. | Read more.

In: 1990s, 2000s, Obituaries, WGBH 2

Frank Lane, 74, Cameraman and Studio Engineer

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My dear father, known as Frank to his ‘GBH family, passed away over the weekend. I always loved hearing his work stories (Zoom, the news, the Pops on the Esplanade, the BSO, The French Chef with Julia Child, This Old House, The Victory Garden…the list goes on). | Read more.

In: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, Obituaries, WGBH 2

Don Quayle, 84, NPR’s first president

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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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