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GrassRoots memories

Dear Editor:What a lovely surprise to turn the page of last Friday’s issue of The Aspen Times and see a photo of my son, Ian Doremus, using one of GrassRoots’ community television cameras in the 1970s.Ian was part of a marvelous program for children sponsored by GrassRoots called “You Name It,” that was headed by a young couple, Margie and Sam. The children would check out the camera equipment at will and use it to film their own skits, interview people on the street, etc., etc. All the segments were then shown on television in a designated weekly time slot.Ian was usually the cameraman, and I’m sure it influenced his subsequent decision to become a photographer. His younger sister, Fenell Doremus, became the filmmaker.Thank you, Chad Abraham, for an excellent article on GrassRoots and for using the picture of my son.Catherine GarlandAspen


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