Chet Curtis Has Passed

Mark Watson
Thu Jan 23 20:43:57 EST 2014

Donna Halper wrote:

> But channel 4 did a LONG tribute to Chet on the 6 pm news, with a story 
> from Jon Keller, videos of Chet's career (and an excerpt of the incredibly 
> moving Mass Broadcasters Hall of Fame induction speech this past 
> September) and recollections from Jack Williams about working with Chet on 
> several charitable organizations, and what a gentleman he was.

Jack Williams appeared on camera on Channel 5's 6:00 segment as did R.D. 
Sahl. Jack Hynes added his comments via the phone. Chronicle did a great 
tribute to Chet, Dick Albert. Mike Lynch and Mary Richardson were live in 
studio to share their thoughts. They ended the show with Chet's HOF 
induction speech, with clips of his career mixing in with the video of the 

Kudos to Channel 4 for paying a proper tribute to Chet. I don't know if 
Channels 7 or 25 gave Chet's passing much airtime, but NECN's Jim Braude 
show was devoted to remembering Chet.

Mark Watson

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