The 1971 Worldcon, and first in Boston, Noreascon was held September 2-6 at the Sheraton-Boston Hotel in Boston, MA. GoH: Clifford D. Simak, FGoH: Harry Warner, Jr. Robert Silverberg was Toastmaster and it was chaired by Tony Lewis.
As a gesture of friendship to Canadian fans, Noreascon translated the Hugo ballot into French and sent that to all Canadians. There was also a Russian version of the ballot.
* Initial Introduction by Tony Lewis * Remarks by Toastmaster Robert Silverberg * First Fandom Hall of Fame Award presented by Lester del Rey to John W. Campbell, accepted by his daughter Philinda Campbell Hammond
* TAFF Delegate Mario Bosnyak * BoSh Fund Delegate Bob Shaw * Pat Terry Award presented by Gordon Dickson to Ron Goulart, accepted by Terry Carr * Big Heart Award presented by Forrest J Ackerman to C. L. Barrett, accepted by Lou Tabakow * Remarks by Robert Silverberg
* 1971 Hugo Awards, presented by Isaac Asimov
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