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Tony Saletan’s What’s New Specials (1960s)

From Al Hinderstein — 2000 The Tony Saletan shows were called "What’s New Specials." I stage managed the one at Old Sturbridge Village. I remember Greg Harney coming on set to show the old "miller" where to look when he delievered his speech about "The miller’s share." When Don rolled tape and I cued him,…

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Tony Saletan

Years at WGBH: 1955 to the present, off and on. Position(s): Music talent (Channel 2’s first host). From Tony Saletan — 2000 My main connections with WGBH started with hosting the initial Channel 2 program (and series), when we first went on the air. I remember eight such connections. There may be some that have…

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The Make-Believe Clubhouse

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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Alumni List – March 6, 2018

Here is our current list of WGBH alumni, including those for whom we do and do not have e-mail addresses. (We have also included the names of our deceased colleagues in memoriam.) “Yes” after a name means we do have an e-mail address. “No” means we do not. Some people are listed more than once because we have multiple…

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Remembering the 2015 Reunion

Alumni reunion 2015 was a resounding success! Below, you’ll find a selection of memories. Add your comments at the bottom! We’ve also posted image galleries from Jay Collier, Russ Fortier, Susheel Bibbs, and Ralph Schuetz. (Contact Jay Collier at  jay.collier@thecompass.com to find out to submit your pictures.) Help us identify people by adding comments on those gallery pages.…

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Countdown to Reunion 2015

The 2015 Reunion is just two days away tomorrow! Here are a few last-minute details. Be sure to check this page before leaving for the reunion, in case we have more information for you. See who’ll be there We’ve updated the guestbook in alphabetical order and in order of receipt. Take a look! Directions Directions are available at wgbh.org/directions and at…

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WGBH Pioneers: Michael Ambrosino – Part 1 (1998)

Michael Ambrosino — the creator of NOVA — describes his early years at WGBH, an era of live and live-on-tape TV productions at the 84 Massachusetts Avenue studio in Cambridge. This series presents authorized interviews with early producers and directors for Boston’s innovative public television and radio stations. He was interviewed on June 19, 1998…

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Skating Around the Rink (1956-60)

From Michael Ambrosino Ed: In 2006, WGBH pioneer Michael Ambrosino completed an autobiography for his family. Last month, he made a gracious offer for us to publish some of his early-WGBH stories on this Web site. In this, the first of three excerpts, Michael describes the early years at WGBH, an era of live and…

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