WGBH Remembers Mary Feldhaus-Weber

The WGBH community notes with sadness the passing of Mary Feldhaus-Weber, former WGBH Rockefeller Artist-in-Residence, who died Sun, 10/6. She was 73. As an artist-in-residence in the late ’60s, Mary created several award-winning works, which aired as episodes on Rockefeller Artists in Television, the predecessor to The WGBH Project for New Television. You can see short clips of Mary’s work on Open Vault, “I Wish I Might” featuring dance performances by members of the Boston Ballet, and “City Motion Space Game” the majority of the work was filmed in a WGBH studio.

A memorial service for Mary will be held at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home, 10 Tower St. (opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station), Jamaica Plain on Sat, 11/2 at 11 am.

To learn more about Mary and her work, please read this post from the WGBH Alumni website.

Boston TV News Digital Library

The Boston TV News Digital Library has just added over 100 hours of free streaming content to their website. This project is a partnership between the WGBH MLA, Boston Public Library, Northeast Historic Film, and Cambridge Community Television, which provides access to historical local Boston TV news content from 4 station collections, including the WGBH Ten O’Clock News Collection.
Digitized Ten O’Clock News content available includes stories on Mel King, Seamus Heaney, busing for school integration, John Kerry’s early political career, and a lot more.
More digitized content is being added to the site continually, so make sure you stay tuned.