Scope and Contents
This collection documents the professional activities of Frederick Martin Bohen (1938-2015), specifically his roles at WNET and the Public Broadcast Laboratory (PBL).Bohen served as editor of the experimental public affairs series, Public Broadcast Laboratory, 1968-1969, which was underwritten by the Ford Foundation. As Editor, Bohen led numerous programs studying the nuances of American culture. Bohen served as Director of News and Public Affairs for WNET/13 beginning in 1973. The collection provides an overview of his tenure at WNET and in-depth analysis of his programs at PBL.