Collections

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" is an ongoing collaboration with WGBH Radio (89.7) and WGBH.org, 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

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

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

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 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 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 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

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 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.