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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


The persistence of memory: New York television circa 1980

By Matthew E. Milliken
Oct. 28, 2015

The other day, I was at a restaurant in North Carolina and I asked for the channel to be switched to one of the major broadcast networks — ABC, Fox, something like that. 319 more words


AAPB Makes Historical Public Media Content Available to the Public

American Archive of Public Broadcasting Launches Online Reading Room Making Historical Public Media Content Available to the Public

Establishes Executive Advisory Council; receives grants for digital archivist residencies, NET and Pop Up Archive projects… 1,326 more words


Here's how Sesame Street is helping kids with autism

Oscar, Elmo, and Big Bird have a new friend on Sesame Street: Julia, an orange-haired Muppet with autism. The new character is part of an initiative launched Wednesday, … 249 more words