From Michael Ambrosino: When you think how public broadcasting has changed over our last 50 years, it seems impossible to imagine what will be happening in that new facility in 2057!

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From Susan Kubany I came to WGBH in 1972 to save Roger Fischer’s The Advocates series.  I was in love: Alan Dershowitz was the liberal advocate, William Rusher the conservative, and Michael Dukakis, the moderator. The debated topics were important, engaging and the drama, unique. (No liberal bias here. This was television at its finest.) I fought tenaciously…

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From Don Hallock Here’s a collection of images rediscovered by Steve Gilford in May, 2002. The captions are largely in his own words. Photos credited, where available. From Steve Gilford As for the Conference Room, when we moved into 125 Western, I was so struck by the size of the conference room table, I took…

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  Images From John (Rocky) Coe Bob Larsen in Studio A Control Room (with Judy Larsen in the background) — August 1955 Story by Michael Greenebaum Performance — String group — Nov. 1955 The photo of the chamber orchestra … is of the first televised concert of Harvard’s Bach Society Orchestra, conducted by me. For…

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From Michael Ambrosino Dr. Virginia Biggy was a consultant to the 21″ Classroom, in-school programs broadcast to schools in Eastern Massachusetts in the 1950s and 1960s. She also was a staff member of the Eastern Educational Network for several years in the mid 60s as we created special school programming for the communities served by…

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From Don Hallock A small group of reunion activists met at WGBH Tuesday evening to discuss ideas for keeping us connected, and plans for future events. Among those present were Fred Barzyk, Connie White, David Atwood, Amy Meyers, Olivia Tappan, Sharon Rivo, Michael Ambrosino, Al Potter, Peggy McLeod, Moon Nimon, Jo Madden, Mary Ide, Nora…

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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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92. Chris Pullman and Tom Sumida. 93. Tom Sumida, Chris Pullman, Paul Souza and Paul Solman. 94. Tom Sumida, Chris Pullman, Paul Souza, Doug Scott and Jeff Dunn. 95. Doug Scott and Paul Souza. 96. John Kerr, Mary Meadows, Hillary Kimmel and John Carver. 97. Debbie Dorsey and Michael Ambrosino. 98. David Atwood and Dick…

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From Michael Ambrosino — 2000 My first visit to WGBH was in the fall of 1955, just after TV had gone on the air at 84 Mass Ave. in Cambridge. I was at work developing a TV master plan for the University of Connecticut at the time, and wanted a tour of one of the…

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From Ben Shedd I’m part of the group from the 1970s at ‘GBH, when NOVA was in some ways almost a separate unit at the station. It’s wonderful to learn about the history of WGBH and see why such grand programming has come from the people who worked there through the decades. I’m glad to…

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