Sherry Jones, Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker, dies at 73

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Sherry Jones, an Emmy-winning documentary producer who wedded investigative reporting with dramatic visuals, crafting television films that explored foreign affairs, American politics and national security issues, died Feb. 14 at a hospital in Washington. She was 73.

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David Mugar, 82, Philanthropist

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David Mugar, a Boston philanthropist and the man behind the annual Fourth of July Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, died Tuesday night at the age of 82.

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John Kerr: Shifting (video)

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John Kerr had three wonderful children, and worked happily for decades as the main fundraiser for WGBH, Boston’s public television & radio station. Then things shifted.

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Dame Diana Rigg, 82, Mystery! host

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She was an integral member of the MASTERPIECE family, including 15 years as the host of MYSTERY!, where her elegant introductions made an indelible impression on U.S. audiences.

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Why has WGBH had such an impact? Five views

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Fred Barzyk: “I have asked several long time producers at WGBH to take a crack at the question of ‘Why does WGBH, a local public TV station in Boston, have such an impressive impact on media, culture and innovation?’ What follows are several responses to the question.”

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Mercedes Sabio, producer

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For nearly 30 years, she was part of the PBS family through her production, programming, and leadership roles at the WGBH, WOUB, WTVI, and NHPTV stations.

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Planning the Next Alumni Reunion

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We have begun planning the next reunion, and we need your help! In order to make sure it will be another experience to remember, we need to know your preferences.

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