Voices from the Field: PBPF Elizabeth Meads’ Experience at the University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio

Being a Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow has been one of the greatest experiences of my life. I will be forever grateful for the experience I gained in part by GBH and the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB). Doing audiovisual archive work during the COVID-19 pandemic has been anything but easy. I was placed at the University … Continue reading Voices from the Field: PBPF Elizabeth Meads’ Experience at the University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio

Explore the new Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Collection

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting has launched the Asian American and Pacific Islander Collection. Photo: Poster “We Belong Here” by Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, 2021. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, © Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, LC-DIG-ppbd-01204. The AAPI Collection features more than 230 public radio and television programs from 1965 to 2019 that highlight Asian American … Continue reading Explore the new Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Collection

Digitizing WPLN (Nashville Public Radio): An On-The Ground Report from EBSCO Fellow Ryan Inman

My home workstation displaying the DAT deck in process of converting a tape to digital file, featuring dog sleeping under desk As a University of Alabama graduate student with the School of Library and Information Studies (UA SLIS), and a Nashville-based EBSCO scholar paired with WPLN (Nashville Public Radio), I digitized 61 “WPLN News Archive” Digital Audio … Continue reading Digitizing WPLN (Nashville Public Radio): An On-The Ground Report from EBSCO Fellow Ryan Inman

As Told From the Archives: KERA on the AAPB

We are excited to announce the addition of materials from KERA to the AAPB! A community-supported public media organization based in Dallas, Texas, KERA has operated since 1960, serving North Texas with programming that reflects the spirit and diversity of the region it serves. Content created by KERA often focused on underrepresented communities often neglected … Continue reading As Told From the Archives: KERA on the AAPB

Notice Regarding AAPB Access to Sesame Street

The AAPB is committed to complying with copyright law. Unfortunately, this means that sometimes we are unable to make available materials that you would like to see online. Most AAPB users understand this, and comply with our terms and conditions. However, recently, a user improperly downloaded episodes of Sesame Street that were restricted to AAPB … Continue reading Notice Regarding AAPB Access to Sesame Street

New to the AAPB: Línea Abierta, Radio KDNA, Native Narratives and the Peabody Awards Collection

Explore two new special collections and two new digital exhibits at the American Archive of Public Broadcasting! Línea Abierta The Línea Abierta (“Open Line”) collection includes more than 60 broadcasts from the only daily Spanish-language public radio call-in show aired nationally. Línea Abierta remains on the air today, originating from Radio Bilingüe’s studios in Oakland … Continue reading New to the AAPB: Línea Abierta, Radio KDNA, Native Narratives and the Peabody Awards Collection

New AAPB Collection Features Programs from the Vermont Public Radio series ‘Friday Night Jazz with Reuben Jackson’

Newly launched in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting is the Friday Night Jazz with Reuben Jackson Collection, featuring 145 three-hour programs from the popular Vermont Public Radio (VPR) weekly series, with 17 programs selected for online access by the host himself -- music critic, poet, and jazz curator: Reuben Jackson. Covering the years 2012, … Continue reading New AAPB Collection Features Programs from the Vermont Public Radio series ‘Friday Night Jazz with Reuben Jackson’

AAPB Launches a New Collection of Public Television Materials Produced by the Award-Winning Filmmaker Jean Walkinshaw

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) has launched a new collection of documentaries and interviews produced for Seattle public television station KCTS by the award-winning documentarian and producer Jean Walkinshaw. The Jean Walkinshaw Collection includes 44 documentaries, short programs, personal profiles that find the extraordinary in the ordinary, and raw interviews. The collection covers … Continue reading AAPB Launches a New Collection of Public Television Materials Produced by the Award-Winning Filmmaker Jean Walkinshaw

New Eyes on the Prize Exhibit Explores the Making of the Historic Civil Rights Series

The online exhibit from the American Archive of Public Broadcasting includes an interactive timeline, map and essays that tap into an extensive collection of unedited interviews The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) has released a new online exhibit – Freedom Song: Interviews from Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, 1954–1965– that explores the history … Continue reading New Eyes on the Prize Exhibit Explores the Making of the Historic Civil Rights Series