WGBH Hall of Famers

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The Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame — of which WGBH alum Art Singer is president — held its annual induction ceremony on September 16. Several honorees (this year and last) have been affiliated with WGBH at some point over the years. Here are those recipients, and the dates they were inducted. Soyna Hamlin (2009) John…

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Classic Theatre (1975)

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Nat: And I was extremely pleased and proud that Joan did such an extraordinary work in producing this series, the likes of which we will never see again. I was Director of the NEH Media Program which provided principle funding for this series

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My interview with Andrew Raeburn at Tanglewood

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Tanglewood concerts were always an important part of music programming at WGBH. In the summer of 1970, as Erich Leinsdorf was about to retire as Music Director of the Boston Symphony, he would conduct his final concert at Tanglewood.

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Program Guide – June 1965

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From the program guide This issue of the Program Guide is part of the continuing effort to celebrate the beginning of a new era for WGBH. On May 1 the new building was formally dedicated to WGBH President Ralph Lowell. On May 23, we had an Open House and this Guide was made ready for…

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WGBH Timeline (1946-1978)

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From “The first 24 years: A somewhat random compendium of milestones along the way” 1836 John Lowell Jr., leaves a bequest creating free “public lectures for the benefit of the citizens of Boston.” 1946 The Lowell Institute forms a cooperative venture with six Boston colleges (spearheaded by Ralph Lowell) to broadcast educational programs on commercial…

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On-Air (1979)

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From Don Hallock Ever wondered what it takes to put on a public television or radio production? Well, here’s a glance behind the scenes (as if you needed one). It was originally prepared as a 1979 issue of the WGBH publication ON AIR. In this context, the entire tract functions, as well, as an attractive…

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Program list — to 2000

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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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