The Party: FIN

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286. 287. And so it happened, for about 9 hours on a Saturday, April 4th 2000, that 53 years of WGBHers had the opportunity to reconnect with each other and reaffirm their friendship, their shared history, and their dedication to public broadcasting and enlightened media. 288. 289. Following the official event, an officially unannounced screening…

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The Party XXII – Class of ’58

BU Class of 1958

Those irrepressible and beloved BU scholars who tore through the station in 1958, like a strong dose of Intest-o-cleanse, returned for the Reunion, bringing with them their particular brand of irreverent chutzpah (and hats especially designed for the occasion by Vic Washkevich). For the uninitiated, they are (from the left) Bill Heitz, Vic Washkevich, Don…

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The Party XXI

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278. Don and Von Quayle with Jack Caldwell (center). 279. Don Quayle and Henry Morganthau. 280. Judy and Jack Hurley with Helen Fox. 281. Jack and Judy Hurley with Judy Osborne (center). 282. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Conant. 283. Von Quayle, Michael Ambrosino, Lynn Cooper and Raquel Ortiz. 284. Mike Ambrosino and Lynn Cooper. 285.…

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The Party XX

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268. Lo Hartnett, Moon Nimon, Nora Sinclair, Fred Barzyk, Jo Madden and Emily Lovering. 269. Henry Morganthau and Al Kelman. 270. Mary Lela Grimes Sherburne. 271. Judy Osborne and Dan Beach. 272. Wil Morton with John Labounty. 273. Lilly Hollander. 274. Brooks Leffler and Paulette Noble with the class of ’58. 275. Ed Donlon and…

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The Party XIX

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258. Marita Rivero, Bob Carey, Judy Stoia and Greg Fitzgerald. 259. Sue DeMarco, Laurie Toth Everett and Debbie Dorsey. 260. Fred Barzyk and Nora Sinclair … 261. … doing “The Lottery.” 262.å 263. Fred Barzyk with Verne Coleman. 264. Christie Moore Millet, Michael Ambrosino, and Nancy England. 265. Ron Della Chiesa and Emily Lovering. 266.…

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The Party XVIII

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248. Mai Cramer with Ron Della Chiesa. 249. Olivia Tappan, Russ Morash and Susie Doroney. 250. Gordy Mehlman and John McKnight. 251. Linda Morgenroth, Wendy Davidson and Moon Nimon. 252. Dave Coveney and Paula Apsell. 253. Ron Blau and Jean Wardle. 254. Susan Presson and Ashton Peery. 255. Henry Becton and Susan Presson 256. Bill Charrette, Paul Souza and Henry Becton. 257. John Kerr, Jim…

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The Party XVII

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237. Robert Wilson and Aida Moreno. 238. Russ Morash and Emily Lovering. 239. Bruce Bordett, Russ Morash, Emily Lovering and Basil Chigas. 240. Ron Milton and Louise Miler. 241. Tom Sumida and Nora Sinclair. 242. Bob Ferrante and Doug Smith. 243. Bob Carey, Michael Ambrosino, Tony Cherubini and Jack Summerfield. 244. Greg Harney and Marcia…

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The Party XVI

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227. (?) with Connie White and John McKnight. 228. Mai Kramer and friend (?). 229. Jane Pikor with Anne Zeiser and Marilyn Greenstein. 230. Peter Trivelas, Julia Eddy and Marcia Hulley. 231. Janet McFadden and Candy Cutler. 232. Lorraine Ferguson and Elise Katz. 233. David O. Ives. 234. Paul Raila, Olivia Tappan and Steve Rogers.…

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The Party XV

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216. 217. Al Hinderstein, with Chas Norton and Andrea Sodano. 218. Unknown, with Werner and Patience Bundschuh. 219. David Atwood, Eleanor Jewett and Jeanne Irwin. 220. Kathy Rosen, Gene Mackles and Paul Solman. 221. Tony Kahn and Kathy Rosen. 222. Bill Charrette, Debra Thorburn, Eliat Goldman and (?). 223. Susan Dowling and Andy Griffiths. 224.…

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The Party XIV

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205. David Atwood and Bruce Bordett. 206. David Atwood shares an affectionate moment with Olivia Tappan. 207. Well….two moments. 208. Yet another shot of Peter Hoving and Chris Sarson. (Do they get residuals on these?) 209. John Henning. 210. John Henning again, POV. 211. John “Rocky” Coe and Faith Nachman Klein. 212. Gene Mackles, John Carver and Paul Solman. 213. Thea Chalow and John…

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The Party XIII

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195. Judy Hurley, another lottery winner. 196. Fred Barzyk and Ted Conant. 197. Frank Coakley and Maureen Fahey. 198. Paul Solman, Judy Stoia and Steve Atlas. 199. Henry Becton and Don Hallock. 200. Margaret McCleod with Steve Gilford. 201. Lisa Schwartzbaum and Chris Pullman. 202. Louise Daniels-Miller, Aida Moreno and Marilyn Greenstein. 203. David Ives,…

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The Party XII

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187. Jane Pikor and Randy Gray. 188. Ron Milton and Denise Draqo. 189. Cornelia Lewin Fortier and Russ Fortier with Peter Cook. 190. 191. Graham Walker, Emily Lovering and Deedee Morss.   192. Janet Weaver, a lottery winner. 193. Henry Becton and Nora Sinclair officiate the lottery. 194. Here is a winner who’s name we…

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The Party XI

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176. The final speaker is Greg Harney who, with his usual sense of humor, reminisces on the history of the (just dedicated) Greg Harney scene dock, and pays tribute to Bill and Anne Haney, the staging area’s new patrons. Play MP3 178. Frank Coakley and Joe (?). Will Joe please make himself known? 179. Jeanne Irwin,…

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The Party X

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166. Don Hallock talks about the Reunion Website. 167. Don with the ‘fire relic’ Image Orthicon camera tube (circa 1960) donated by Phil Collyer. Play MP3 168. Russ Fortier. 169. Ron Della Chiesa, Marilyn Greenstein and Deb Gibbs. 170. Ted Conant with two unidentified friends. 171. On the right, Jack Summerfield. 172. Jack Foley, Tom…

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The Party IX

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155. (Back) Jo Madden, Susan Presson with (front) Moon Nimon and Paul Souza. 156. Thea Chalow, Eleanor Jewett, Bill Charrette and Eliat Goldman. 157. David Atwood and Connie White with half of Al Potter. 158. Peter Cook and Fred Barzyk with Sean Hallock. 159. Jeff Dunn and Peter Cook. 160. Peter and Sally Cook. 161.…

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The Party VIII

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145. Julie Piens, Phil Collyer and Greg Harney. 146. The back of Dan Beach, the front of Henry Becton and the back of Olivia Tappan. 147. Ron Blau, Nancy Troland, Nancy Porter and Sharon Rivo with Syrl Silverman. 148. Chris Pullman, Nora Sinclair and Paul Souza. 149. Lo Hartnett, Moon Nimon, Nora Sinclair, Fred Barzyk,…

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The Party VII

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133. Don Hallock 134. Sean and Don Hallock with old friend Russ Morash. 135. 136. Paul Noble addresses the crowd with appreciation for his years with the station, and tells the story of how, by asking him to pick up and drive a retired (and ponderously heavy) CBS cyclorama back from New York to Boston…

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The Party VI

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124b. Henry continues, introducing alumni speakers and performers, calling first upon Henry Morganthau, who he praised for many years of landmark contributions to the history of political and public affairs programming at WGBH. 124c. 124d. Henry Morganthau regaled the audience with a few observations out of school, and an appreciation of ‘GBH’s pioneering role (against…

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The Party V

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115. Roger Lyons with Paulette and Paul Noble. 116. Bob Carey and Mike Goldberg. 117. Susie Dangel, Nancy Porter and Dick Heller. 118. Marcia Hulley and Dan Everett. 119. Janet McFadden, Anne Damon, Bill Charrette, and Benny Krol. 120. Nancy Brown, unknown, Cindy Madden, unknown, and Mary Meadows. Who are the unknowns? 121. Aida Moreno…

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The Party IV (The Welcoming)

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100. At about 1:30 pm, an eager crowd of reunioneers — officially tallied at 283 — takes their seats. 101. 102. The group is warmly and enthusiastically welcomed … 103. …by Henry Becton. Henry: Good afternoon everybody….can I have your attention? Welcome. Or perhaps I should say welcome home. This is a fabulous collection of…

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