Executive Director of the Independent Production Fund, Al Perlmutter helped create some of public television’s most innovative programs, including Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth, The Great American Dream Machine, and Black Journal.
The ’70s: Bold and Fearless
The creative and experimental second decade of THIRTEEN’s history.
The ’60s: Experimental Days
A special documentary chronicling the history of THIRTEEN.
That Free Men May Live
Martin Luther King, Jr. in conversation with L. Howard Bennett in 1960.
Opening Night Broadcast
Edward R. Murrow hosts Thirteen/WNET’s inaugural broadcast on September 16, 1962.
The Incisive Art: Ansel Adams
This 1962 documentary explores the work of one of America’s most famous photographers, Ansel Adams.
Former Director of Music Services
First General Counsel of WNET
Eleanor S. Applewhaite
Former Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Former President & CEO of THIRTEEN
Host of The Dick Cavett Show
Former Vice President of THIRTEEN
Joan Ganz Cooney
Founder, Children’s Television Workshop
Former Vice President, Public Affairs
Former Chairman of the WNET Board of Trustees
Founding General Manager of THIRTEEN
Former Director of Labor Relations
Frank Jacoby & Doris Storm
Filmmakers & Early TV Pioneers
President and CEO of NPR
Former Head of Programming
Executive Producer of Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
Broadcast Journalist and former co-anchor of The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour
Journalist and former co-anchor of The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour
Broadcast Journalist, Host & Producer of Moyers & Company
Former correspondent for WNET’s Special Edition, later City Edition
Sam Pollard, Documentarian, Producer, Editor
Former THIRTEEN Chairman of the Board
Former WLIW Chairman
Former Arts & Cultural Producer
Former Director of Marketing
Former Vice President of Corporate & Legal Affairs at WNET
Former Culture & Arts executive producer
Former WNET/THIRTEEN National News and Public Affairs Staff Producer and Writer