Remembering the original WGBH

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.

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WGBH Timeline (1946-1978)

From “The first 24 years: A somewhat random compendium of milestones along the way”

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John Lowell Jr., leaves a bequest creating free “public lectures for the benefit of the citizens of Boston.” Read more...

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One of the Deans of Theater Criticism, Elliot Norton, Exits the Stage

From the WGBH QuickNooz (with permission) — 10/20/2003

Elliot Norton passed away on Sunday in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He was 100.

The former host of WGBH’s 24-year long TV series, Elliott Norton Reviews, Norton set a mid-century standard of theater writing as critic for The Boston Post, The Boston Record American and The Boston Herald American (now The Boston Herald). Read more...

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