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Visiting the Central Library with Huell Howser

On Sunday, February 10, 2019, more than 100 Huell Howser fans braved the rain and cold to attend the first of three of the 27th Annual Marie Northrop Lecture Series at the downtown Los Angeles Central Library.

KCET and PBS SoCal, now united to form the Public Media Group of Southern California, joined with the Los Angeles City Historical Society to present “Visiting The Central Library With Huell Howser.” After viewing footage from two of Huell’s "Visiting" shows taped at the Central Library, the audience listened to reminiscences by two of Huell’s producers, Phil Noyes and Harry Pallenberg, as well as his cameraman Luis Fuerte, moderated by L.A. City Archivist Michael Holland. The audience included members of Huell Howser fan clubs and KCET staff members Debbi Converse (Executive Director, Membership & On-Air Fundraising) and Cathy Bower of Broadcast Operations who had worked with Huell and KCET on all his series. The 27th Annual Marie Northrop Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the Los Angeles City Historical Department and the History Department of the Richard J. Riordan Central Library.

View photos from the event below:

Arriving Huell fans get their Huell fans
Arriving Huell fans get their Huell fans.
Huell Howser Producers Harry Pallenberg & Phil Noyes, Huell Howser Cameraman Luis Fuerte and LA City Archivist Michael Holland
Huell Howser Producers Harry Pallenberg & Phil Noyes, Huell Howser Cameraman Luis Fuerte and LA City Archivist Michael Holland.
Huell Howser Producers Harry Pallenberg & Phil Noyes with Huell Howser Cameraman Luis Fuerte
Huell Howser Producers Harry Pallenberg & Phil Noyes with Huell Howser Cameraman Luis Fuerte.
In front, Huell Howser Panel with former Los Angeles City Council President Tom LaBonge and Huellagains
In front, Huell Howser Panel with former Los Angeles City Council President Tom LaBonge and Huellagains.
KCET veteran Cathy Bowers reunites with Huell Howser colleagues
KCET veteran Cathy Bowers reunites with Huell Howser colleagues.
Post-panel book signing
Post-panel book signing.
Michael Holland, KCET's Debbi Converse, Phil Noyes, KCET's Amanda Martin, Luis Fuerte, Harry Pallenberg and Kate Weibezahl
Michael Holland, KCET's Debbi Converse, Phil Noyes, KCET's Amanda Martin, Luis Fuerte, Harry Pallenberg and Kate Weibezahl.

 

 

 

 

 

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