Charles Scruggs, “Mr. Chuck” on WKNO

Posted: March 1, 2013

Charles Scruggs, known to Memphis children for his appearances as “Mr. Chuck” on WKNO Public Television for nearly two decades, died Jan. 18. He was 80. Fred Rogers once called Scruggs’ community work “remarkable.” Continue reading

George Rogers, WCET development director

Posted: February 28, 2013

George H. Rogers Jr., who worked as development and community relations director at WCET-TV in Cincinnati in the early years of the station, died Dec. 27 at his home in suburban Florence, Ky. His death at age 83 followed a … Continue reading

Portrait of a ‘Kind Hearted Woman’ as she finds her voice

Posted: February 28, 2013

Kind-Hearted Woman, David Sutherland’s latest documentary series for Frontline is a five-hour story of abuse and triumph for a Native American woman. His meticulous techniques for gathering and mixing sound added six months to the post-production process, yet the filmmaker says they’re a key part of his process of creating intimate documentary portraits. Continue reading

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