Press and People

This entry is part 8 of 12 in the series The Don Hallock Collection

From Don Hallock: WGBH produced Press and People in 1959 or '60. Host Louis M. Lyons talked with important print and photo-journalists of the time, including Edward R. Murrow, about their work and philosophies.

WGBH-TV Broadcast Schedules (1955-69)

From Peter Wiggins

Tuesday May 10, 1955

  • 5:30 p.m. – Adventures in Art
  • 6:00 – Images
  • 6:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 7:15 – U.N at Work
  • 7:30 – Trilogy
  • 8:00 – Your Child
  • 9:30 – Sign-Off

Friday November 4, 1955

  • 5:30 p.m. – Come and See
  • 6:00 – Discovery
  • 6:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 6:45 – Backgrounds
  • 7:15 – Weather Forecasting
  • 7:30 – People
  • 8:00 – Bach to Mozart
  • 8:45 – Creative Writing
  • 9:30 – Sign-Off

Monday January 30, 1956

  • 5:30 p.m. – Come and See
  • 6:00 – Beginners French Course
  • 6:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 6:45 – Backgrounds
  • 7:15 – Trans Atlantic Views
  • 7:30 – Art and Artists
  • 8:00 – Performances
  • 9:30 – Sign-Off

Tuesday May 22, 1956

  • 5:30 p.m. – The Friendly Giant
  • 6:00 – Adventures in Art
  • 6:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 6:45 – Backgrounds
  • 7:15 – British Weeklies
  • 7:30 – Heritage of the Land
  • 8:00 – Music of Australia
  • 9:00 – Notes in Music
  • 9:30 – Sign-Off

Wednesday November 7, 1956

  • 5:15 p.m. – Let’s Have a Story
  • 5:30 – The Friendly Giant
  • 6:00 – American Art Today
  • 6:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 6:45 – Backgrounds
  • 7:00 – Bulletin Board
  • 7:15 – British Weeklies
  • 7:30 – French Course
  • 8:00 – Science Reporter
  • 9:00 – Notes in Music
  • 9:30 – Shakespeare on TV- Romeo and Juliet – Part I
  • 10:00 – Sign-Off

Thursday January 31, 1957

  • 5:15 p.m. – Friendly Giant
  • 5:30 – Come and See
  • 6:00 – French Course
  • 6:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 6:45 – Backgrounds
  • 7:00 – America Looks Abroad
  • 7:15 – British Weeklies
  • 7:30 – Spanish Course
  • 8:00 – Human Rights
  • 8:30 – Frontiers of Health
  • 9:00 – Performances
  • 10:00 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 10:15 – Sign-off

Monday December 2, 1957

  • 5:30 p.m. – Friendly Giant
  • 6:00 – Geophysical
  • 6:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 6:50 – Backgrounds
  • 7:05 – Sports, Weather
  • 7:15 – College and You
  • 7:45 – Let’s Learn To Type
  • 8:00 – Human Rights
  • 8:30 – Frontiers of Health
  • 9:00 – Challenge of Communism
  • 9:30 – Basic Mathematics
  • 10:00 – U.N. In Review
  • 10:15 – Mikulos Schwalo
  • 10:45 – News with Louis Lyons
  • 11:05 – Sign-Off

Tuesday February 4, 1958

  • 5:30 p.m. – Friendly Giant
  • 6:00 – Geophysical
  • 6:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 6:50 – Backgrounds
  • 7:05 – Sports, Weather
  • 7:15 – College and You
  • 7:45 – Let’s Learn To Type
  • 8:00 – Human Rights
  • 8:30 – Frontiers of Health
  • 9:00 – Challenge of Communism
  • 9:30 – Basic Mathematics
  • 10:00 – U.N. In Review
  • 10:15 – Mikulos Schwalo
  • 10:45 – News – (with Louis Lyons)
  • 11:05 – Sign-Off

Wednesday May 7, 1958

  • 5:30 p.m. – Friendly Giant
  • 6:00 – Geophysical
  • 6:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 6:50 – Backgrounds
  • 7:05 – Sports, Weather
  • 7:15 – College and You
  • 7:45 – Let’s Learn To Type
  • 8:00 – Science Reporter
  • 9:00 – Notes in Music
  • 9:30 – Basic Mathematics
  • 10:00 – U.N. In Review
  • 10:15 – Mikulos Schwalo
  • 10:45 – News (with Louis Lyons)
  • 11:05 – Sign-Off

Thursday November 6, 1958

  • 5:30 p.m. – Friendly Giant
  • 6:00 – French Course
  • 6:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 6:50 – Backgrounds
  • 7:05 – Sports, Weather
  • 7:15 – College and You
  • 7:45 – Spanish Course
  • 8:00 – Human Rights
  • 8:30 – Frontiers Of Health
  • 9:00 – Performances
  • 10:45 – News (with Louis Lyons)
  • 11:05 – Sign-Off

Friday February 13, 1959

  • 5:30 p.m. – Friendly Giant
  • 6:00 – French Course
  • 6:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 6:50 – Backgrounds
  • 7:05 – Sports, Weather
  • 7:15 – College and You
  • 7:45 – Spanish Course
  • 8:00 – Human Rights
  • 8:30 – Basic Mathematics
  • 9:00 – Performances
  • 10:00 – U.N. In Action
  • 10:30 – Backgrounds
  • 10:45 – News (with Louis Lyons)
  • 11:00 – Sign-Off

Friday May 1, 1959

  • 9:30 a.m. – Sign-on/21-inch Classroom
  • 4:45 p.m. – Number of Things
  • 5:00 – Ruth Ann’s Camp
  • 6:00 – Nuclear Physics
  • 6:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 6:45 – Backgrounds
  • 7:00 – Weather for You
  • 7:15 – Jazz with Father O’Connor
  • 7:45 – Groundwork in Graphics
  • 8:00 – Max Lerner
  • 8:30 – Ralph Burche
  • 9:00 – Last Continent
  • 9:30 – Masters of American Fiction
  • 10:00 – Exceptional Child
  • 10:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 10:45 – Sign-off

Monday November 16, 1959

  • 9:15 a.m. – Sign-on/21-inch Classroom
  • 3:30 p.m. – Parlons Francais
  • 4:00 – Art and Artists
  • 4:30 – History (with Herb Hake)
  • 5:00 – Ruth Ann’s Camp
  • 6:00 – Magic Doorways
  • 6:15 – Capitol Hill Report
  • 6:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 6:45 – Backgrounds
  • 7:00 – Heritage
  • 7:30 – Young Worlds
  • 8:00 – European Imperalism
  • 8:30 – Invitation to Art
  • 9:00 – Max Loring’s Seminar
  • 9:30 – I’ve Been Reading
  • 10:00 – News
  • 10:15 – Sign-off

Tuesday February 23, 1960

  • 9:15 a.m. – Sign-on/21-inch Classroom
  • 5:00 p.m. – Clipper Ship
  • 6:00 – What’s New
  • 6:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 6:45 – Theater Review
  • 7:00 – Accent on Music
  • 7:30 – French Through TV
  • 8:00 – Creative Sculpture
  • 8:30 – Ordeal by Fire
  • 9:00 – Sonata Recital
  • 9:30 – Yesterday’s Worlds
  • 10:00 – News
  • 10:15 – Sign-off

Wednesday May 4, 1960

  • 9:15 a.m. – Sign-on/21-inch Classroom
  • 6:00 p.m. – Danny Dee
  • 6:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 6:45 – Backgrounds
  • 7:00 – The Right To Sit
  • 7:30 – Camera Series
  • 8:00 – Reading Out Loud
  • 8:30 – Sounding Board
  • 9:00 – Science Reporter
  • 9:30 – Hats in the Ring
  • 10:00 – News
  • 10:15 – Sign-off

Thursday November 3, 1960

  • 9:15 a.m. – Sign-on/Parlons Francois
  • 10:15 – 21-inch Classrom
  • 11:00 – Parlons Français
  • 11:45 – 21-inch Classroom
  • 5:15 p.m. – Sing Hi, Sing Lo
  • 5:30 – Make Believe Classroom
  • 6:00 – Americans at Work
  • 6:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 6:45 – New England News (with Robert Bar)
  • 7:00 – Ask The Candidate
  • 7:30 – David Copperfield
  • 8:00 – Lab 30
  • 8:30 – Ragtime Era
  • 9:00 – Open End
  • 10:30 – News
  • 10:45 – Sign-off

Friday February 3, 1961

  • 9:15 a.m. – Sign-on/Parlons Francois
  • 5:30 p.m. – Danny Dee
  • 6:00 – From Haydn to Hi-Fi
  • 6:30 – News (with Louis M. Lyons)
  • 6:45 – Backgrounds
  • 7:00 – Away of Thinking
  • 7:30 – Jazz with Father O’Connor
  • 8:00 – Red Myth
  • 8:30 – Max Lerner
  • 9:00 – Metropolis (with Governor John Volpe)
  • 9:30 – Image Series
  • 10:00 – 150 Anniversary Convocation of Mass-General Hospital
  • 10:30 – News
  • 10:45 – Backgrounds
  • 11:00 – Sign-off

Monday December 1, 1969

WGBH-TV 2

  • 10:00 a.m. – Sign-on/Sesame Street
  • 11:00 – Educational Progr ming
  • 12:00 p.m. – Mister Rogers Neighborhood
  • 12:30 – What’s New?
  • 1:00 – Educational Progr ming
  • 3:00 – Chronological Behavior
  • 3:30 – Maggie and the Beautiful Machine
  • 6:30 – University of the Air
  • 7:00 – Louis Lyons – News
  • 7:30 – The Reporters
  • 8:00 – On Being Black
  • 9:00 – N.E.T Journal
  • 10:00 – Newsfront
  • 10:30 – All The Presidents Men
  • 11:00 – Forsythe Saga
  • 11:30 – Sign-Off

WGBX-TV 44

  • 4:00 – Sesame Street
  • 5:00 – Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood
  • 5:30 – What’s New
  • 6:00 – Maggie and the Beautiful Machine