Comments for: MacNeil returns to PBS to tell story of autism

Posted April 21, 2011, at 3:11 p.m.

BOSTON — It’s been 16 years since Robert MacNeil sat behind an anchor’s desk and a decade since half of PBS’s famous MacNeil/Lehrer news team did any street reporting. It took a 6-year-old autistic boy named Nick to persuade MacNeil to work in front of the camera again. Nick is …

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