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WGBH, Library of Congress, and WETA to Digitize PBS NewsHour Collection

32 years of PBS NewsHour programs to be made available online through American Archive of Public Broadcasting

BOSTON, Mass. (January 28, 2016) – More than three decades of PBS NewsHour broadcasts from 1975 to 2007 will be preserved and available online as part of the… 964 more words


Secret Asian Man's Tak Toyoshima Featured on Public Television

At the end of December, Central Florida’s public television’s Global Perspectives program featured a 30-minute interview with cartoonist and Secret Asian Man creator Tak Toyoshima. On the show, Tak is interviewed by Pulitzer Prize-winning John Bersia and they discuss everything from comics to education to diversity. 30 more words

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AAPB welcomes Rachel Curtis, new Digital Conversion Specialist

The AAPB team is thrilled to welcome Rachel Curtis as our new Digital Conversion Specialist at the Library of Congress. In this role, Rachel is the project manager for the Library of Congress side of the AAPB project. 145 more words


Who Knew .....

I can already see that there is going to be a repeating theme throughout my blog.

As a traditional baby boomer, I went to school, got married, got a job, had kids, kept the job, was super involved mom, kept the job, put the kids through college, and kept the job. 303 more words

"Different languages, the same thoughts; servant to thoughts and their masters"*...

Every year, the US Census Bureau releases data on the languages spoken in American homes. Usually it groups the languages in 39 major categories. Now it has released much more detailed figures, which show that Americans speak not 39, but more than 320 distinct languages.

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Funding Our Favorites at Kansas City Public Television

For most of us, it can be a challenge to get our kids unglued from the TV and  do something a little more healthy with their time. 731 more words


The Tuskegee Airmen

My name is Kathleen Mahoney, and I am a Public History M.A. student at University of Massachusetts Amherst. This past summer, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to assist with cataloging digitized audiovisual content for the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. 539 more words