Historic Television Broadcasts Documenting the Conservative Movement in the 1960s Released by the American Archive of Public Broadcasting

Curated National Educational Television (NET) Collection of 1960s Broadcasts and Essays Now Available Online Footage Includes William F. Buckley, Jr., Ronald Reagan and Robert Welch, Founder of the John Birch Society The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) has released a new online exhibit – “On the Right: NET and Modern Conservatism,” which explores the … Continue reading Historic Television Broadcasts Documenting the Conservative Movement in the 1960s Released by the American Archive of Public Broadcasting

New Year, New Feature! Learn How to Share and Embed AAPB Content

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) provides online access to more than 50,000 public radio and television programs and original materials, spanning 70+ years of history recorded by more than 120 contributing organizations. The new 'Share' feature on the AAPB website now makes it easy to share and embed items from the archive at … Continue reading New Year, New Feature! Learn How to Share and Embed AAPB Content

NEW ‘In Black America’ Collection Features Rediscovered Interviews from KUT Radio

The AAPB is pleased to launch the In Black America collection from KUT in Austin, Texas. This extraordinary collection is made up of 745 episodes of In Black America, which were preserved and digitized in 2019, thanks to a Recordings at Risk grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). In Black America, … Continue reading NEW ‘In Black America’ Collection Features Rediscovered Interviews from KUT Radio

NEW Special Collections from ThinkTV, WGBH, and the University of Maryland Digital Collections

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) contains more than 100,000 items of digitized public broadcasting programs and original materials. Some notable collections are featured in Special Collections with a finding aid that provides detailed information about the content, recommended search strategies, and related resources. Below are four collections preserved and recently contributed by ThinkTV, … Continue reading NEW Special Collections from ThinkTV, WGBH, and the University of Maryland Digital Collections

Donate to Preserve Public Media Collections for #GivingTuesday

Help preserve historically significant public radio and television collections. Donate here! "In the 21st century, it's going to be about voices and images as much as it's going to be about written text." Clip courtesy of KAKM, 1998. Watch the full program here! For #GivingTuesday, please consider donating to the American Archive of Public Broadcasting! … Continue reading Donate to Preserve Public Media Collections for #GivingTuesday

Commemorating Indigenous Peoples’ Day with Preserved Collections in the AAPB

Earlier this week, Indigenous Peoples' Day commemorated the histories and cultures of Native American peoples. It is recognized across the United States on the second Monday in October and is an official city and state holiday in various localities. To honor this important holiday and the First Nations and peoples which it celebrates, the American … Continue reading Commemorating Indigenous Peoples’ Day with Preserved Collections in the AAPB

AAPB as a Digital Library for Teaching Media Literacy

Webinar recording, slides, and Student Inquiry Guide are included below. Did you know that you have access to nearly 50,000 items of digitized primary and secondary resources from America’s premier archive of public media? The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB), a collaboration between the Library of Congress and WGBH, preserves the most significant public … Continue reading AAPB as a Digital Library for Teaching Media Literacy

AAPB Summer 2019 Newsletter: Cokie Roberts, Country Music, 1969, and New Collections

"I think it's a good thing to have a lot of voices in the media... you know, let all flowers bloom." - Cokie Roberts, 1943-2019 AAPB Summer 2019 NewsletterDownload Dear AAPB community, On behalf of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB), I begin this post in memory of Cokie Roberts, a pioneering journalist and … Continue reading AAPB Summer 2019 Newsletter: Cokie Roberts, Country Music, 1969, and New Collections

WGBH Awarded $750,000 Grant by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Support the American Archive of Public Broadcasting

AAPB to work with Brandeis University’s Lab for Linguistics and Computation to use artificial intelligence to enhance accessibility and discoverability of content BOSTON – WGBH announced today The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s renewed support for WGBH with a two-year, $750,000 grant, which will enhance usability of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB). The AAPB … Continue reading WGBH Awarded $750,000 Grant by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Support the American Archive of Public Broadcasting