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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Folksinger (1950s)

Tony Saletan visited Old Sturbridge Village to record a typical day there as one of five specials to be seen on Ch 2 Mondays at 5:30 pm, beginning tomorrow.

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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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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   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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Going Public (1964-1970)

From Michael Ambrosino: I’ve never considered myself an intellectual; my memory and thought processes are just not good enough for true intellectual work. I do, however, have an insatiable curiosity and enjoy the world of ideas.

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Sing, Children, Sing (March 1956)

From Peter and Lilly Hollander WGBH-TV’s second Art Director, Lilly Hollander, appearing on the Tony Saletan show Sing, Children, Sing, the first locally-produced program series to originate in the WGBH studios. Lilly is adding necessary sound effects to the picture she has just drawn. Tony was busy playing the banjo.

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Reunion 2006 Guestbook

From Don Hallock – 1/06/2006 Hi comrades, I would like to initiate the Reunion Bulletin Board with an idea about which I feel many of us would share considerable enthusiasm. It would be my image of an almost sacred moment to share a visit to the site of the “New Facility” with the rest of…

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Guestbook

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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Quo vadis WGBH (1946-2000)

From Don Hallock: It may surprise you to know how many places the station has called home. WGBH’s origins were in a converted skating rink on the second floor of 84 Mass. Ave. and the office spaces on the third, were the first home of WGBH from 1955 to 1961.

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Program list — to 2000

Television and radio, New Television Workshop, educational services, more From Don Hallock – 2000 Just how far have we come? How many programs, series, co-productions and other projects have borne the WGBH logo over the past 50 years? In that time, an enormous and varied community of richly talented human beings have transformed a modest…

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Louise Tate – in memory

From Don Hallock — 2000 Though I worked with Louise as my production assistant for more than two years, I never came to know a great deal about her personal life. She seemed to be rather the soul of modesty, the spirit of gentility and in a seeming contradiction, a creature of impressive “Gung Ho.”…

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