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The Advocates

The Advocates

A series of debates with a moderator facilitating the discussion of national and international issues - using advocates who would introduce witnesses to support their point of view. Debates recorded at Boston's Faneuil Hall.
From The Vault

From The Vault

"From the Vault" is an ongoing collaboration with WGBH Radio (89.7) and, bringing treasures from the archives to new audiences.This curated collection gives a sense of the range of the WGBH archives, highlighting rare or seldom-seen materials.
March on Washington

March on Washington

As part of the Educational Radio Network, WGBH broadcast live coverage of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom from Washington, D.C. Speakers included A. Philip Randolph, John Lewis, James Farmer and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Press and the People

Press and the People

Louis Lyons hosts this series of programs that discuss the problems and performance of the American Press in reporting leading questions of the day. Guests included Edward R. Murrow. Theodore H. White and Dr. John Kenneth Galbraith.
Rock and Roll

Rock and Roll

Built on stories from and about the innovators who defined the music that has rocked the world, Rock and Roll explores the musical styles, influences, and creative processes that have allowed rock to endure, from its renegade beginnings in the 1950s to the 1990s.
Say Brother

Say Brother

Say Brother is WGBH's longest-running public affairs television program by, for and about African Americans, now known as Basic Black.
The New Television Workshop

The New Television Workshop

The New Television Workshop at WGBH supported the creation and broadcast of experimental works by artists from 1974 to 1993.
The Ten O'Clock News

The Ten O'Clock News

The Ten O'Clock News was a nightly news program produced and broadcast by WGBH. A local program aimed at the Boston audience, The Ten O'Clock News debuted on January 15, 1976.
The Vietnam Collection

The Vietnam Collection

Vietnam: A Television History was a landmark documentary series produced by WGBH. This collection contains most of the materials gathered and created for the 1983 series, as well as additional Vietnam-related materials from the WGBH archives.
War and Peace in the Nuclear Age

War and Peace in the Nuclear Age

War and Peace in the Nuclear Age is a thirteen-part PBS series on the origins and evolution of nuclear competition between the United States and the former Soviet Union, first broadcast in 1989.
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1st reel of legendary James Brown concert returned to ‘GBH

The Media Library and Archives has long been in possession 2nd and 3rd reel of the 1968 James Brown concert, an event credited with keeping the peace after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It wasn’t until a … Continue reading

From thousands of tapes to 17

On March 11, 2013, WGBH Media Library and Archives’ Archives Manager Keith Luf and Digital Archives Manager Michael Muraszko loaded 7,010 tapes from the WGBH vault onto 12 palettes, which were then shipped via an 18-wheeler to be digitized at Crawford … Continue reading

Interview With Marvin Minsky

Marvin Minsky, cognitive scientist and founding member of the MIT Media Lab, has been called the “Father of Artificial Intelligence.” His work, including some alongside fellow Media Lab founding member Seymour Papert, has been extremely influential in the study of … Continue reading
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