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  • Collection: Rich Newberg Reports Collection

OneReportersJourney.mp4
Emmy Award winning broadcast journalist Rich Newberg revisits his forty-six year quest to better understand the human condition. Beginning with his earliest days as "The Troubleshooter," when he brought the camera and microphone to those in society…

The Buffalo Story.mp4
“The Buffalo Story: History Happens Here” aired on June 7, 2021 as a local primetime special on WIVB-TV. The documentary features major events covered by the station’s news department and illustrates the contributions of Buffalo’s broadcast…

The Buffalo Firefighters Story
SEGMENT 1:
The Rescue and Awakening of Don Herbert
A month after Buffalo firefighter Don Herbert was rescued from an attic of a burning house, WIVB-TV senior correspondent Rich Newberg and photographer Tom Vetter reported on the dedication and…

SurvivorsOfTheHolocaust.mp4
It took decades for Holocaust survivors to break their silence following the end of WWII. In the 1980's, a small but tight-knit survivor community in Buffalo, New York, began reaching out to the public, bearing witness to what they had personally…

LostChildhood.mp4
A group of Holocaust survivors -- some of the 89 Jewish boys spared by Dr. Joseph Mengele to serve as slave laborers in the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp -- return to Europe fifty years later. They recount their experiences in the camp, their…

ALifeInTheBalance.mp4
In the wake of some tragic incidents involving psychiatric outpatients, WIVB-TV Senior Correspondent Rich Newberg and photographer Tom Vetter examine the struggles of the mentally ill in a flawed mental health system. "A Life In the Balance" weighs…

CradleOfHope.mp4
Cradle of hope features the progress of twelve developmentally disabled men who belong to Carpenter's Hand. They help build baby cradles and then personally deliver them to needy mothers in the greater Buffalo area. This television special touches on…

VictimsOfAddiction.mp4
In an effort to better understand the nature of addiction, WIVB-TV reporter Rich Newberg presents a series of reports featuring addicts speaking intimately about their drug habits and how their lives are controlled by substance abuse.  Out of…

OurTwoMostCherished.mp4
Six months after the assassination of Dr. Barnett Slepian, a Buffalo OB-GYN who performed abortions, rhetoric from both sides of the abortion debate was reaching a critical level. It was the eve of another planned pro-life mass demonstration. WIVB-TV…

TheRoadToFreedom.mp4
Highlights Buffalo's unique role in the abolitionist movement. Uses reenactments, old photographs and drawings, and interviews with historians and preservationists such as Dr. Monroe Fordham, Jesse Nash, Jr., George Arthur, Rev. William Henderson,…
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