Bob Baram Departs at 86

From the Boston Globe (excerpts) — 4/20/2005

Robert Baram was a journalistic jack-of-all-trades who wrote of life in the South during the early days of the civil rights movement, penned a syndicated column in Bay state politics in the 1950s and ’60s, and offered political commentary on WGBH-TV for many years.

“He was a giant,” said James Thistle, director of broadcast journalism at Boston University and former news director of at Boston channels 4, 5 and 7. Read more...