The Make-Believe Clubhouse seems, on reflection, to have been a magical experience for many of us. One of the children who guested on the show at about aged 7 still remembers it as magical to this day.
Colgrass was the focus of the first program in the 1970s WGBH “Soundings” series. Soundings was produced by Bunny Olenick and directed by Fred Barzyk.
“This Old House,” which began chronicling home renovations in 1979, was one of the first such shows to air on national television and arguably helped create the D.I.Y. nation we all live in.
Tom joined WGBH in 1974 and he soon became a writer-announcer, an association that lasted more than 15 years.
Fred Barzyk recalls an embarrassing moment from this first year of being a director at WGBH, in 1960.
Elizabeth Spear Graham: Janet was a pioneer of the ZOOM GUEST series where the focus was on a child who possessed a particular ability and talent.
Fred Barzyk: How shall I remember him? I guess with a smile on my face as his witty comments on art and artists swirled around me… followed by his gentle smile and soft laugh.
From Jon Abbott: It is with deep sadness that I share the news that our valued and respected friend and co-worker Anne Adams died after a long illness.
After four decades in the business, Phil Redo is ready to step down. The WGBH general manager for radio and local news will retire from his position at the station.
Edye Baker: “Susan had a wonderful way of connecting with volunteers and making everyone feel so welcome; her sincerity always showed through."