A stranger in a strange land

This entry is part 6 of 24 in the series The Fred Barzyk Collection

From Fred Barzyk: Bill insisted I try to get into the scholarship program. You studied for your graduate degree at Boston University and worked three days a week at the Educational Television station. Free tuition and you got $600 to live a year in Boston!

The BSO and Master Control (1957)

From Faith Klein

"You Tell Me!"

Reading other anecdotes reminded me of the time I was floor manager for a remote at Kresge Auditorium when Charles Munch was conducting the Boston Pops.

Bob Larsen told me over the ear phones — as I was backstage watching CM before the performance was to begin — "Ok … cue him. Send him onstage." Read more...

40 years with ‘GBH

This entry is part 2 of 11 in the series The Michael Ambrosino Collection

My first visit to WGBH was in the fall of 1955, just after TV had gone on the air at 84 Mass Ave. in Cambridge. I was at work developing a TV master plan for the University of Connecticut at the time, and wanted a tour of one of the few (12) “educational” stations on the air. Read more...