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

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

Reflections on AMIA 2020 from Peabody Digitization Project panelists Miranda Villesvik and KC Carter

Although attending a professional conference while wearing pajamas might at one point have sounded like the subject of an anxiety dream, it became a reality in 2020 while attending the Association of Moving Image Archivists’ (AMIA) virtual conference. For members in our presentation group, this was a first-time experience, both attending AMIA and attending a … Continue reading Reflections on AMIA 2020 from Peabody Digitization Project panelists Miranda Villesvik and KC Carter

NEW! FOCUS 580 Special Collection produced by WILL Illinois Public Media

David Inge, Focus 580 Host The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) is glad to share that 1,293 episodes of WILL-AM’s flagship program, Focus 580, are now available in a special collection! From 1988 through 2005, the series was a live public radio call-in talk show at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign broadcast Monday … Continue reading NEW! FOCUS 580 Special Collection produced by WILL Illinois Public Media

Now Online with More to Come: Progressive Radio Programs from the Pulpit: The WRVR-FM (Riverside Church, NY) Collection

The Peabody Award winning radio program WRVR-FM features sermons, speeches, event coverage and more Visit the collection here. The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) is pleased to make available digitized radio programs from The Riverside Church in New York City (WRVR-FM). In 2018, the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) awarded a grant … Continue reading Now Online with More to Come: Progressive Radio Programs from the Pulpit: The WRVR-FM (Riverside Church, NY) Collection

Digitizing Public Media at the Center for Public Television & Radio at University of Alabama: An On-the-Ground Report from PBPF Fellow Hannah Hurdle During a Pandemic

The Alabama Experience; Gather Unto Thy People I am so grateful I was able to continue my fellowship with WGBH and The American Archive of Public Broadcasting last semester. Comparing the Spring 2020 semester to Fall 2019 while working on my digitization project with the Center for Public Television and Radio at the University of … Continue reading Digitizing Public Media at the Center for Public Television & Radio at University of Alabama: An On-the-Ground Report from PBPF Fellow Hannah Hurdle During a Pandemic

Recently Launched ‘Broadcasting in the Public Interest’ Collection Honors Longtime Media Advocate Newton Minow

Visit the Broadcasting in the Public Interest: The Newton Minow Collection here. The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) honors Newton Minow, former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in the new Broadcasting in the Public Interest: The Newton Minow Collection. Minow played an instrumental part in the development of noncommercial television. The collection … Continue reading Recently Launched ‘Broadcasting in the Public Interest’ Collection Honors Longtime Media Advocate Newton Minow

NEW “BirdNote” Collection Includes Audio Files and Transcripts

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) is pleased to share that BirdNote is now preserved and streaming online in the archive. The collection contains audio files and transcripts from BirdNote, which is a daily public media program that brings joy, inspiration, and hope to people who value birds and the environment. Each episode is … Continue reading NEW “BirdNote” Collection Includes Audio Files and Transcripts

Historic Public Affairs Series Black Journal Now Available Online at the American Archive of Public Broadcasting

Programs from 1960s and 1970s Include Interviews with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Louis Farrakhan, Angela Davis and others Additional Scholar Exhibit Explores Black Power in Public Media A collection of episodes from Black Journal, the first nationally televised public affairs program produced for, about, and by Black Americans has been released by The American Archive of Public … Continue reading Historic Public Affairs Series Black Journal Now Available Online at the American Archive of Public Broadcasting