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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Remembering Culinary Legend Julia Child


From ABC News — 8/1/2004 Espionage to Escargot: Remembering Culinary Legend Julia Child Julia Child was irrepressible. Hers was the mother of all cooking shows — literally. The French Chef went on the air in 1963, and gave birth to a whole new genre, both in television and in the kitchen. With quotes such as…

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