Rex Trailer http://nhpr.org en Remembering Rex Trailer, the Cowboy from Boston's "Boomtown" http://nhpr.org/post/remembering-rex-trailer-cowboy-bostons-boomtown <p>Northern New England has lost its most famous cowboy. <a href="http://rextrailer.tv/" target="_blank">Rex Trailer</a> died this week at his home in Florida. He was 84.</p><p>For decades Trailer hosted the children’s TV show “Boomtown” from Boston’s WBZ-TV. To look back at his life and career we turn to Boston filmmaker <strong>Michael Bavaro</strong>. He worked with Rex Trailer for a number of years and filmed a documentary about his career. He talks with NHPR's Brady Carlson about Trailer's life and career.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 23:53:49 +0000 Brady Carlson 20044 at http://nhpr.org Remembering Rex Trailer, the Cowboy from Boston's "Boomtown"