From Fred Barzyk: Bill insisted I try to get into the scholarship program. You studied for your graduate degree at Boston University and worked three days a week at the Educational Television station. Free tuition and you got $600 to live a year in Boston!

Read More

From David Michaelis — 2000 WGBH was the alpha and omega of my mother’s career. … In 1959, to be a young woman and an associate producer and writer on a monthly television program moderated by Eleanor Roosevelt, the universally respected “First Lady of the World,” was to be truly present at the creation of…

Read More

From Don Hallock Just around the corner from the former Zebra Lounge, (the present-day Crossroads Tavern, shown in this photo to the right of center) was a pair of apartments at 27 1/2 Massachussetts Avenue, over a greasy spoon eating place which shared a kitchen with the Zebra. The second floor was occupied by Bill…

Read More

From Paul Noble The following are excerpts from the Ille Novi collection. These “underground” newsletters were circulated from mid-1958 to mid-1961, and edited by the Queen (Jean Brady) and Paul Noble. September 1, 1958 (from Vol. 1, No. 2) Videotape Works! On Tuesday, July 29th, Jean Brady’s image was recorded on videotape at WGBH-TV, making…

Read More

From Vic Washkevich After 45 years, I wonder why we keep this up, but I wouldn’t miss it. Amazing how friendships that are not refreshed regularly keep renewing themselves. This could really be called Mooshine in Vermont. We had a great time at the Donlon’s. Ed actually owns this 1947 tractor and it works (unlike…

Read More

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…

Read More