Dick Pleasants, A giant of the New England music scene

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After graduating from Emerson College in 1970, Dick began his career hosting folk programs on the South Shore, gathering audiences across the state before joining WGBH in Boston in 1978 as host and producer of the “Folk Heritage” show, which ran for more than 25 years.

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New Book by Mark Duffield

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Mark Duffield, former WGBH Director of Business Development for the Local Corporate Development Department has written his third book.

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Karl Lorencic, 91, Engineer Across Four Decades

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Karl and his family immigrated to the US in 1965 when he received a job offer from WGBH-TV. He worked as a WGBH engineer for many years, working on programs including The French Chef with Julia Child, Boston Pops, Masterpiece Theater and many, many more.

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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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