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Journalism Chair Ted Gup to appear on popular PBS show

In December 2010, Journalism Department Chair Ted Gup was interviewed by TV host Barry Kibrick in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Between the Lines with Barry Kibrick. The special episode, in which Gup’s book A Secret Gift will be featured, was taped at La Fortaleza, the Governor’s residence, built in 1533. The upcoming episode will also include interviews with authors Esmeralda Santiago and Michael Palmer, among others.

Ted Gup, Journalism Department Chair with several others

L-R Harry Hamlin, actor, author, Full Frontal Nudity: The Making of an Accidental Actor; Rebecca Costa, author, The Watchman’s Rattle; Esmeralda Santiago, author, When I Was Puerto Rican, Conquistadora; Mario Gonzales, executive director, Puerto Rico Tourism Company; Barry Kibrick, host, Between the Lines with Barry Kibrick; Ted Gup, Journalism Department Chair, author, A Secret Gift; Michael Palmer, author, A Heartbeat Away

Several Emerson alumni played a role in the production: Gary Grossman ’70, production; Sasha Grossman ’09, makeup; Stan Deutsch ’69, PBS station executive; Helene Seifer P’09, P’14, line producer.

photos by Owen Hope ’09

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