Remembering Rick Hauser

These brainy, funny, wildly innovative people became my graduate school faculty — generously sharing their ideas and their excitements with me — someone whom they could easily have ignored. Instead, so many of them became dear friends and mentors; and it was no secret to anyone that to me, one of the dearest of them all was Rick.

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Fifty Years of Media Accessibility

50 years ago in 1972, GBH pioneers invented open broadcast captions so that Julia Child’s “The French Chef” could be enjoyed by those that were dear or hard of hearing through displaying the text of dialogue and other audio elements of the program.

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