October 13, 2021
We'll have a Zoom session on Sat Oct 30, then honor Lew Irwin in person in January
Saturday, August 14, 2021
Thanks to Steve Skootsky... for both the editing and providing this
:00 Bob Tarlau Introduction
2:15 Adrienne Alpert Retirement
3:15 Barbara Tarlau on Adrienne
6:40 Steve Skootsky on Adrienne
7:40 Dr. Art Ulene
21:35 Steve Skootsky question for Dr. Art
24:10 Steve Binder & Dr. Art
28:35 Lew Irwin question for Dr. Art
35:30 Wayne Schotten question for Dr. Art
38:00 Dave Lopez on Adrienne
44:00 Preview Video: Lew Irwin luncheon
46:30 Lew Irwin and Steve Binder
52:10 Preview: Salute to Tom Snyder luncheon
54:00 Vin DiBona
55:30 Wayne Schotten on Lew Irwin/KRLA
57:30 John Marshall on Adrienne
59:10 Jon Fischer
1:02:05 Ivor Davis on Lew Irwin/Steve Binder
1:02:50 Carolyn Fox
1:03:30 Bob Tarlau question for Dr. Art
1:04:40 Dave Lopez question for Dr. Art
1:07:40 Steve Skootsky question doctor.
1:10:40 Warren Cereghino on Pete Noyes remembrance
1:13:10 Warren Cereghino on Adrienne
1:13:40 Jon Fischer
1:14:15 Bob Tarlau on “Whirlybird” film
1:15:05 Roberta Wax question for Dr. Art
1:16:50 Mitch Waldo
1:19:00 Ted Hanff
1:21:00 Jeff Wald on Adrienne
1:22:10 Dennis Hargrove question for Dr. Art
1:25:40 Natalie Windsor (audio only)
1:28:20 Leo McElroy and others on Hillside Strangler case
1:35:00 Bill Dawson
1:36:50 Jane Platt
1:38:45 Steve Skootsky
1:39:15 Bob Tarlau closing comments
1:41:25 Program ends
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We had hoped to resume in-person News Geezers lunches at Victorios in North Hollywood on Sat Oct 30. The program there would have featured our all-star political panel.
Health considerations forced us to make the Oct 30 session virtual via Zoom that day... starting at 10 a.m. The subject will be general... and Dr. Art Ulene will join us again to answer your COVID questions. The Zoom link has been to everyone on the News Geezers mailing list. The political panel will be delayed until fall of 2022... to preview the midterms.
Art joined us for our previous virtual Geezers gathering... on Sat Aug 14. A lot of you gave us updates on your own lives. Steve Skootsky edited the recording... and you will find the link... and his time code list to the right. Highlights of our May virtual gathering can be viewed by going to our Video page.
We currently plan to resume in-person lunches and programs at Victorios in North Hollywood starting with the lunch featuring Lew Irwin (and his special guest Steve Binder) on Sat Jan 22.
Lew is the original KABC-TV anchor... a radio legend here in L.A… and an author. He has some great stories to share... and Steve Skootsky has some terrific videos to show.
On Sat May 14 we'll be saluting the life and very memorable times of the late Tom Snyder. Kelly Lange and Al Primo both intend to be there... and Tom's daughter Anne Marie hopes to join us as well. And yes, Steve has a wealth of great videos for that lunch too.
So the News Geezers will be returning in-person, a lot later than planned... but better than ever!
"See you" on Zoom at 10:00 a.m. on Sat Oct 30.