Dick Pleasants to retire

Dan Strassberg dan.strassberg@att.net
Mon Mar 1 15:05:23 EST 2004

Is he also retiring from WUMB? I think he does AM drive there, so he spends
a lot more time there, and presumably derives a lot more income from WUMB
than he does from WGBH. I believe he also has a concert-promotion business.

Dan Strassberg, dan.strassberg@att.net
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----- Original Message -----
From: Mission Control <miscon@miscon.net>
To: <boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org>
Sent: Monday, March 01, 2004 12:32 PM
Subject: Dick Pleasants to retire

> Don't recall this being posted, but my apologies if it already has:
> "After 25 years as host of THE FOLK HERITAGE, Dick Pleasants has decided
to retire in mid-March. (He'll host his farewell show on Sat, 3/13 at 3pm.)
Dick first joined WGBH in 1978. "Dick has been an important part of our
public service for a quarter century," notes WGBH Radio's Marita Rivero.
"His warm voice, knowledge and love of this music will be missed. He's made
an enormous contribution, and while we're sad to lose him we wish him every
success." For the foreseeable future, WGBH Radio plans to provide
programming using a similar mix of musical styles currently featured on THE

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