People & Places

William Pearce Tribute

Special | 29m 35s | Video has closed captioning.

In memory of Bill Pearce, WXXI’s longest-serving president who passed away at the age of 95, WXXI presents a tribute with an introduction by WXXI’s current President Norm Silverstein. The tribute takes a look back at Pearce’s contributions as a pioneer in public broadcasting. He was involved in the creation of many key WXXI programs including, The Rochester I Know, Homework Hotline and many more.

Aired: 02/19/21

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

People & Places is a local public television program presented by WXXI.