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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Years at WGBH: 1956–76. Positions: Executive producer, producer, director, writer, Associate Program Manager, on-air correspondent, host of his own program series, superviso, and manager of an array of educational and public broadcasting projects. I spent my professional career in Public Television, first at WGBH where, in 1956, I was hired to start school television for…

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From Michael Ambrosino This picture and text are drawn from the pamphlet given out at Lillian’s memorial event in 1995. Lillian Ambrosino (1933–1995) — attorney, author, political activist, children’s television advocate, wife, mother, grandmother and all around great human being — is the reason we meet today. She was 62 when she passed away, and…

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