From The Boston Globe Anne Slack, 94, TV teaching pioneer of ‘Parlons Français’ By Stephanie M. Peters A beautiful young woman with a large bouffant and perfectly manicured red nails, Anne Slack introduced French to more than 2 million elementary school children in the late 1950s and early 1960s by encouraging them to “écouter’’ and…

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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.

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When I first was hired by Greg Harney to direct Parlons Français back in 1960, I struck a deal. I would devote my life to TV (and not the theater) if only he would give me Studio A for a week so I could do a TV drama. He agreed.

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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!

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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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From The Boston Globe — 3/30/2010 Anne Slack, 94, TV teaching pioneer of ‘Parlons Français’ A beautiful young woman with a large bouffant and perfectly manicured red nails, Anne Slack introduced French to more than 2 million elementary school children in the late 1950s and early 1960s by encouraging them to “écouter’’ and “répéter.’’ On…

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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…

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This page represents the entire WGBH Reunion 2000 Guestbook as it appeared through the period up to, and including, the actual reunion date. Total: 158 guests Name: Roy T. Brubaker Website: Crest National Referred by: From a Friend From: California Time: 2000-05-13 18:01:21 Comments: Sorry I could not attend the reunion. Name: Jack Kean Referred…

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