This page provides links to articles, blog posts and other conversations about the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. If you come across any other mentions of the AAPB not listed here, or if you’re interested in writing a piece about the project, please let us know!
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Public Broadcasting Act, blog post on Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), November 2017
Ambient Sounds, Public Broadcasting, Declassified CIA Documents, More: Friday Afternoon Buzz, November 10, 2017, blog post on ResearchBuzz, November 2017
New Online: American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) Releases Three Exclusive Collections of Interviews, from InfoDocket Library Journal, November 2017
Colorado Station builds vast archive of its history, helps others preserve theirs, from Current, October 2017
The Devolution Will be Televised, from The Nation, October 2017
Digging Into the American Archive: a Local History, from RadioWorld, October 2017
Preserving History for the Digital Age, Station Spotlight by Corporation for Public Broadcasting, January 2016
American Archive of Public Broadcasting, website review by Teachinghistory.org, January 2016
The American Archive of Public Broadcasting is a Treasure Trove of Public Radio & TV Shows, by education blogger Larry Ferlazzo, December 22, 2015
Five More Digital History Projects We Loved in 2015, article in Slate, December 21, 2015
Search public broadcasting from 1940 to today, blog post by Pop Up Archive, December 1, 2015
Access Historic Audio and Video Programs: AAPB Launches Online Reading Room, blog post in the Library of Congress’ The Signal, October 29, 2015
Exciting! American Archive of Public Broadcasting Launches WIth 7,000 Items Available to Stream Online, blog post by Library Journal’s InfoDocket, October 27, 2015
Searching 40,000 hours of broadcasting history, blog post by Pop Up Archive, September 9, 2015
Journal of American History, Volume 103, Issue 4, 1 March 2017, Pages 1122–1123, Ralph Engelman, mention in book, March 2017
The Race to Save America’s Public-Media History, from the Atlantic, February 7, 2014. Individual articles featuring collection highlights:
- Listen to the Boston Symphony Orchestra Stop a Performance to Announce JFK’s Assassination
- Thurgood Marshall: The Constitution Had to Be ‘Corrected’
- Patty Griffin, Before Anyone Had Heard of Her
- Julia Child ‘Edits’ Videotape
- Eleanor Roosevelt Talks to John F. Kennedy About the Status of Women in Society
- Not Exactly Jimmy Fallon
- Newly Digitized Footage Reveals an RFK Speech One Week Before His Assassination
- Beyond ‘the Dream’: The Lesser Known Moments of the March on Washington
- Video: Ronald Reagan’s Press Conference After ‘Bloody Thursday’
- A Glimpse Into 1970s Gay Activism
- The Courir de Mardi Gras
CPB, WGBH-Boston and the Library of Congress Celebrate the American Archive of Public Broadcasting, from CPB Media Room, February 5, 2014.
Next goal for American Archive: 5,000 more hours of content, from Current, December 10, 2013.
American Archive land with WGBH, Library of Congress, from Current, November 21, 2013.
UMass Boston and the American Archive of Public Broadcasting, from UMass Boston’s Open Archives Blog, November 19, 2013.
WGBH: Preserving historic broadcasts, editorial by the Boston Globe, November 24, 2013
WGBH helps digitize history, from Boston Globe, November 15, 2013.
WGBH, Library of Congress Partner For Digital Public Broadcasting Archive, from All Access, Novemeber 15, 2013.
CPB Creates American Archive of Public Broadcasting, from Broadcasting and Cable, November 14, 2013.
Library of Congress Selected as New Home of American Archive of Public Broadcasting, from Library Journal’s Info Docket, November 14, 2013.
Library of Congress to Preserve 40,000 Hours of Radio, TV Broadcasts, from Huffington Post, November 14, 2013.
WGBH is part of an effort to preserve more than 40,000 hours of public TV and radio content, from Boston.com’s Inside the Hive Blog, November 14, 2013.
WGBH, Library of Congress to host pubcasting’s American Archive, from Current, November 14, 2013.