Interview

Interview
11:24 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Damon Scott

CPBN Media Lab

 Damon Scott hosts a morning show-style afternoon radio program on 96.5 TIC-FM.  Originally from Hoisington, Kansas, he settled down in Essex, CT.  His ongoing success as the afternoon radio personality on 96.5 has opened the door for many more opportunites.  He owns his own creative services business, providing voiceover services for clients like Madison Square Garden.  He was also the first person to ever introduce a group at the Meadows, now called the Comcast Theater, and has since continued introducing bands and performers on a regular basis.

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Interview
6:34 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Harvey Hubbell V

CPBN Media Lab

Harvey Hubbell V is many things; chief among them he is a documentary filmmaker. His work has won many awards, including the Gold World Medal for Comedy at The New York Festivals and multiple Emmys. Harvey has worked in many aspects of production, meandering the professional halls of commercial work and feature films (Mr. Deeds, BlackMale), but has found his home in the documentarian world. “Commercials are film-lies” Harvey says, “…documentaries are film-truth”. The search for that film truth has taken Mr. Hubbell all across the great United States, Poland, Peru, and beyond.

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Interview
12:39 pm
Wed June 15, 2011

Sam Chauncey

This interview was conducted as part of the CPTV original documentary "The 60s in Connecticut."  By sharing the many hours of rich content that do not appear in the finished documentary, we hope to provide even further understanding of the times.  Sam Chauncey, alumni of Yale University and Assistant to its President during the 60s,  was interviewed in the fall of 2010.

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5:11 pm
Wed June 8, 2011

Patricia Kelly

While producing the CPTV original documentary "The 60s in Connecticut," numerous interviews were conducted totaling over one hundred hours of footage. While only a small portion appears in the documentary, we are posting the interviews in their entirety to share the rich content with viewers.

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12:20 pm
Wed June 8, 2011

Fred Calabretta

Fred Calabretta was interviewed in the Fall of 2010 for the CPTV original documentary "The 60 in Connecticut."  In an effort to share the many hours of footage and rich content that does not appear in the documentary, we are posting the full length interviews online.

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Documentary
12:12 pm
Wed June 1, 2011

Phil Steele on Bob Steele

During the making of the CPTV original documentary, "The 60s in Connecticut" over a hundred hours of interviews were filmed.  We are posting the complete interviews online to share the rich content that wasn't included in the program.

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4:40 pm
Tue May 31, 2011

Butch Lewis

As part of the CPTV original documentary "The 60s in Connecticut," we are posting the full length interviews of subjects interviewed for the project.  Producers spent over a hundred hours conducting these interviews including this one of Butch Lewis.  

Butch Lewis served in Vietnam, co-founded the Hartford Black Panther Party, and experienced first hand the social changes of the 1960s.  “The whole 60s was a learning and growing era.”  

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Documentary
10:10 am
Tue May 24, 2011

Joe Hoke

Joe Hoke, veteran advertising executive, was interviewed in the fall of 2010 for the CPTV original documentary "The 60s in Connecticut."  In an effort to share the many hours of rich content that does not appear in the hour long documentary, we are making this full length interview available on-line.  

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4:17 pm
Wed May 18, 2011

Carrie Saxon Perry

Carrie Saxon Perry, community activist in Hartford, was interviewed in the late fall of 2010 for the CPTV original documentary, "The 60s inConnecticut."  While small portions of her interview do appear in the documentary, her full length interview is only available online.

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In the 1960s Carrie Saxon Perry worked as a community activist in Hartford.  She experienced first hand the frustrations and rewards of rolling up her sleeves and helping the poor and disenfranchised in her home town.  

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1:49 pm
Wed May 18, 2011

Tom Violante

Tom Violante, co-founder and rhythm guitarist for The Shags, appears in the CPTV original documentary "The 60s in Connecticut."  His interview, conducted in late 2010, is now available online in its entirety.   Mr. Violante is one of many subjects interviewed for the documentary airing on Connecticut Public Television.

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Tom Violante, co-founder and rhythm guitarist for The Shags, tells the story of how four high school friends, inspired by the Beatles, formed a local garage band and became a Connecticut sensation.  

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Documentary
10:42 am
Tue May 17, 2011

Charles Vendetti

While making the CPTV original documentary, "The 60s in Connecticut," producers spent over a hundred hours interviewing subjects for the film.  Charles Vendetti, photo journalist and fashion photographer, was one of them.  His photographs can be seen in the documentary along with his commentary.  His full length interview is now available online.  

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3:02 pm
Wed May 11, 2011

Kate Swift

In the CPTV original documentary, "The 60s in Connecticut," Kate Swift, feminist and author, shares her experiences of the 60s.  While making the documentary, producers spent over a hundred hours interviewing subjects for the film.  This interview with Kate Swift, was conducted in the fall of 2010; she passed away on May 8, 2011.

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4:44 pm
Tue May 10, 2011

Brad Davis

“In the CPTV original documentary, "The 60s in Connecticut", producers spent over a hundred hours interviewing subjects for the film.  Since the documentary can only include small portions of each interview, we are making the full interviews available on-line.  The "60s in Connecticut" can be seen on CPTV.  

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11:43 am
Fri May 6, 2011

Eric Danton

CPBN Media Lab

Eric Danton is the music critic for The Hartford Courant, writing for both the paper's print edition and daily on The Courant.com's "Sound Check" blog.  He also appears on FOX CT for a weekly "Sound Check" spot.  

Originally from Littleton, Colorado, Danton has lived in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts since high school, when Pink Floyd was his jam.  Hired straight out of college by The Courant in 1998 with the intention of being a political reporter, Danton instead began covering music, eventually becoming the Courant's music critic. 

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Documentary
1:07 pm
Wed May 4, 2011

Jerry Kristafer

"The 60s in Connecticut" Documentary

“In the CPTV original documentary, "The 60s in Connecticut," producers spent over a hundred hours interviewing subjects for the film.  Since the documentary can only include small portions of each interview, we are making the full interviews available on-line.  The "60s in Connecticut" can be seen on May 9, at 9:30 PM on CPTV.  

Jerry Kristafer, radio personality, was interviewed in late fall 2010.

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9:39 am
Wed May 4, 2011

Arnold Dean

"The 60s in Connecticut" Documentary

“In the CPTV original documentary, "The 60s in Connecticut", producers spent over a hundred hours interviewing subjects for the film.  Since the documentary can only include small portions of each interview, we are making the full interviews available on-line.  The "60s in Connecticut" can be seen on May 9, at 9:30 PM on CPTV.   

Arnold Dean, sports radio commentator in the 60s, was interviewed in the Fall of 2010.

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10:42 am
Tue May 3, 2011

Alice Williams: The 60s in Connecticut

"The 60s in Connecticut" Documentary

In the CPTV original documentary, The 60s in Connecticut, producers spent over a hundred hours interviewing subjects for the film.  Since the documentary can only include small portions of each interview, we are making the full interviews available online.  The 60s in Connecticut will air May 9, at 9:30 PM on CPTV.  

Alice Williams, a social worker, wife, mother, discusses moving to Connecticut in the 60’s and awakening to feminist issues. This interview with Ms. Williams took place in late 2010.

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Interview
10:39 am
Mon May 2, 2011

Jennifer Boyd

CPBN Media Lab

Jennifer Boyd is an Emmy Award winning documentary producer and is the Executive Producer of Local Programming at Connecticut Public Television. Jennifer has been writing, producing and directing documentaries for over 20 years and is owner of production company Boyd Productions, LLC. Six of her documentaries have been nationally distributed and sections of her groundbreaking documentary, Teens: Behind the Wheel, have been shown on ABC World News Tonight, Dateline, Good Morning America and MSNBC.

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Interview
5:16 pm
Wed April 27, 2011

Yohuru Williams

"The 60s in Connecticut" Documentary

In the CPTV original documentary, "The 60s in Connecticut", producers spent over a hundred hours interviewing subjects for the film.  Since the documentary can only include small portions of each interview, we are making the full interviews available on-line.  The "60s in Connecticut" can be seen on May 9, at 9:30 PM on CPTV.  

The above interview with Yohuru Williams, Associate Professor of History at Fairfield University and author of the book Black Politics/White Power, was shot in the Fall of 2010.

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Interview
12:51 pm
Wed April 27, 2011

Gina Barreca

"The 60s in Connecticut" Documentary

In the CPTV original documentary, The 60s in Connecticut, producers spent over a hundred hours interviewing subjects for the film.  Since the documentary can only include small portions of each interview, we are making the full interviews available on-line.  The 60s in Connecticutcan be seen on May 9, at 9:30 PM on CPTV.  

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