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Alternative independent radio news programming is featured here. In addition to a host of intriguing radio news shows, this collection features the Presidential Recordings collection of historical speeches and secret recordings.



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WWII Era Audio Recordings
WWII Era Audio Recordings
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911,417
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Broadcasts from the World War II years.
Topics: wwII, world war two
KXJZ's Insight
KXJZ's Insight
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4.6M
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A daily, in-depth radio interview program hosted by Capital Public Radio's Beth Ruyak, providing context and background to the issues that face the Sacramento region of California. Click for more information on KXJZ's Insight .
PAS-FM Radio Show Collection
PAS-FM Radio Show Collection
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151,800
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Mirrored radio shows from PAS-FM radio in Indonesia, including "Topic of the Day" and "Kafi Break".
Pacifica Radio Archives
Pacifica Radio Archives
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530,533
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Pacifica Radio Archives is considered by historians and scholars to be one of the oldest and most important audio collections in the world. Chronicling the political, cultural and artistic movements of the second half of the 20th century, Pacifica radio programs include documentaries, performances, discussions, debates, drama, poetry readings, commentaries and radio arts. The Pacifica Radio Archives appraise, collect, organize, describe, preserve the creative work generated by, or produced in...
VOA Newscasts
VOA Newscasts
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2,872
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226,498
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by Voice of America
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This Collection includes more than 67,000 hourly radio newscasts which aired on more than 2,800 unique broadcast dates by the Voice of America (VOA), the flagship U.S. international broadcaster. Since August 15, 2014, these five-minute English-language newscasts have been downloaded from the VOA website . A small number of older newscasts come from other sources including some over-the-air airchecks. (VOA also produces content in more than 40 other languages.) VOA archives much of its radio and...
Topic: voa
Democracy Now!
Democracy Now!
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7.4M
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Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 450 stations in North America. The programs are uploaded to the Archive daily and are available in English or Spanish. The program is hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez and produced out of the Downtown Community Television Center, a community media center in New York City's Chinatown. Click for more information about Democracy Now!
For Your Ears Only / On Air
For Your Ears Only / On Air
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1,317
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75,857
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by David Alpern
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For Your Ears Only/On Air is a unique, fair and far-ranging weekend news program that veteran journalist/broadcaster David Alpern has produced and hosted since 1982. In addition to guests from across the right-left spectrum on critical policy and political issues, For Your Ears Only presents news and views on a broad range of other important and engaging topics: health, science, technology, the economy, food, arts and entertainment. Launched as Newsweek On Air, reflecting content from that...
Topics: For Your Ears Only, radio, news
Presidential Recordings
Presidential Recordings
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708,667
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by Presidential Recordings
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The Presidential Recordings Collection is made up of two distinct types of presidential speech: public speeches made by U.S. Presidents and secret recordings made in the White House between 1940 and 1973. Many of the recordings originate from the National Archives and the individual presidential libraries that fall under the National Archives. Digital copies of the recordings have been provided by the Scripps Library at the Miller Center of Public Affairs. The Miller Center is a nonpartisan...
Public Scanner Recordings
Public Scanner Recordings
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420,751
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Recordings of public scanners, including police and fire scanners from a number of US locations are available here for download or streaming.
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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News from 1944. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1944 news file dump. Plus some V-Discs. Any typo or error is mine....if you like my uploads / Demonoid torrents please consider donating to a veteran's charity of your choice, thank you. Especially if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files. :D
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Old Time Radio, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy,...
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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News from 1945. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1945 news file dump. Plus some V-Discs. Any typo or error is mine. ...if you like my uploads / Demonoid torrents please consider donating to a veteran's charity of your choice, thank you. Especially if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files. :D
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Topics: WWII, Tokyo Rose, 1916-2006, Ardennes, Battle Of The, 1944-1945, Iwo Jima, Battle Of, Japan, 1945,...
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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News from 1940. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1940 news file dump. Any typo or error is mine.
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, London (England) -- History -- Bombardment, 1940-1941, WWII, Old Time Radio,...
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In 2011, Pacifica Radio Archives received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to preserve 150 programs from our vaults, with preservation assistance from George Blood Audio and Video in Philadelphia, PA. The resulting collection encompasses an eclectic array of programs, some of which were only very recently discovered by PRA staff. Among some of the many highlights of the collection are a WBAI interview with Andy Warhol about his film Chelsea Girls shortly after the film’s...
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The Swarthmore College Peace Collection preserves sound recordings created by various peace organizations and activists.
Topic: peace organizations,activists
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Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and Pacifica station listeners, this one-year project brings to life fragile and deteriorating reel- to-reel tapes of national significance. Three categories of tapes were selected that highlight some of the strengths of our collection: • Pacifica and Politics : Pacifica’s extensive collection of political programs, covering a variety of topics such as Watergate, COINTELPRO, race and gender relations, featuring personalities...
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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News from 1941. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1941 news file dump. Any typo or error is mine.
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Topics: World War II: Homefront, Tobruk, Battles of, Tobruk, Libya, 1941-1942, World War, 1939-1945 --...
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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News from 1942. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1942 news file dump. Any typo or error is mine.
Topics: WWII, World War II, World War, 1939-1945, World War II: Homefront, Corregidor, 1942, News,...
WWII Era Audio Recordings
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News from 1947. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1947 news file dump. Plus some talk shows and specials. Any typo or error is mine.
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Topics: 1947, House Un-American Activities Committee, Old Time Radio, World War II: Postwar issues, News,...
Mother Jones Radio
Mother Jones Radio
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401,269
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A fun, fast, and substantive show of reporting and commentary inspired by stories from Mother Jones magazine. Award-winning host Angie Coiro brings together reporters and experts, creating a potent mix of news, razor-sharp commentary, and political humor from some of the best in the business. Mother Jones Radio picks up where corporate news leaves off. Its reporters ask what others don't, say what others won't, and bring you important stories you just won't hear anywhere else. At Mother Jones...
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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News from the 1970's I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1970's news file dump. Plus some talk shows and specials. Any typo or error is mine.
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Topics: 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, News, Cold War, AFVN, Energy Crisis,...
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In 2013, the Pacifica Radio Archives received funding from the GRAMMY Foundation to preserve two significant series of tapes that were originally recorded at and broadcast on Pacifica’s New York station, WBAI-FM: The Free Music Store (1969-1975) and The Mind’s Eye Theatre (1966-1969). Sharing the belief that culture belongs to the people, these two programs brought the performing arts to audiences for free every week while collapsing distinctions between “high” and “low” culture....
Topic: pra
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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News from the 1930's  I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1930's news file dump. Plus some sports and band remotes.  Also included is the infamous radio show episode with the Arch Oboler "Adam and Eve" skit that got Mae West banned from radio. Any typo or error is mine.
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Topics: OTR, Old Time Radio, 1924, 1928, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, WWII, World War...
Public Scanner Recordings
by Hamtramck Police and Fire
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Nearly-continuous recordings of radio scanner traffic in Hamtramck, Michigan (42.404631, -83.057438) for December of 2006.
Topic: scanner_audio
Source: Uniden BC785D Scanner at 42.404631, -83.057438
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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G.I. Jive was a 15-minute music program that was produced & broadcast by the U.S. government via the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS) radio network. Early shows had a variety of hosts: Frank Nelson, Lester Jay, and popular pin-up girls like Donna Reed were guest DJs. In 1943, G.I. Jill (Martha Wilkerson) took over behind the mike, and according to the AFRTS Archive blog , G.I. Jive became the most popular show on AFRS. (Also see Jill's All-Time Jukebox and The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 55...
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Topics: GI Jive, World War, 1939-1945, World War II, WWII, AFRS, GI Jill, Jazz, Big Band, Swing, Old Time...
News Network: Community Policing In Sacramento After Stephon Clark was shot and killed by Sacramento police in his grandparents' backyard, the focus has turned to preventing these events from happening in the future. Could a new approach to community policing be the answer? California Dream: The Cost Of Living In California Why does it cost so much to live in California? CALmatters data reporter Matt Levin explains why housing costs are so high. Six California Governor Candidates To Face Off In...
Topics: KXJZ, Insight, Sacramento, public, radio, Capital Public Radio, CSU Sacramento, community,...
Free Speech Radio News
Free Speech Radio News
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Incisive news and analysis in the service of peace and social justice Free Speech Radio News (FSRN) is the only daily half-hour progressive radio newscast in the United States. It is owned and managed by news reporters. FSRN is an independent broadcast news organization born in January 2000 as the result of a strike by 43 reporters who formerly worked for the now defunct Pacifica Network News (PNN). Since that time, FSRN has expanded to hundreds of reporters in the U.S. and around the world....
Country's Wealthiest Farmer Stewart Resnick Makes 'A Kingdom From Dust' During Drought California Sunday founder Mark Arax shares his feature "A Kingdom From Dust" on how the nation's wealthiest farmer influenced the water wars during the state's five-year drought. William Jessup Study Explores Climate Change's Effects On Migratory Birds William Jessup University Professor Michael McGrann shares research on climate change's impact on migratory birds. Sacramento Bacon Fest Kicks Off...
Topics: KXJZ, Insight, Sacramento, public, radio, Capital Public Radio, CSU Sacramento, Stewart Resnick,...
Californians Might Get A Tax Break For Capturing Rainwater Sen. Steve Glazer explains Proposition 72, a bill he authored to incentivize rainwater capture by exempting new systems from property taxes. NPR International Correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson Speaks In Sacramento Currently based in Berlin, Nelson has ties to the Sacramento area and visits frequently. She spoke at a variety of events in town and discusses her career with Insight's Beth Ruyak. The Sweet History Of California...
Topics: KXJZ, Insight, Capital Public Radio, Sacramento, public, radio, CSU Sacramento, California Prop 72,...
UCSF Industry Archives Audio Recordings
UCSF Industry Archives Audio Recordings
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8,396
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The University of California, San Francisco Industry Archives Audio Recordings Collection, formerly known as the UCSF Tobacco Industry Audio Recordings Collection, contains audio files that complement the UCSF Industry Documents Library holdings.  These audio recordings are related to the marketing, manufacturing, sales, and scientific research of tobacco, chemical, drug, food and fossil fuel products as well as materials gathered and produced by public health advocates.  The...
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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The Jubilee! radio show was broadcast on the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS) and featured "Negro" performers. The dates on these files, show numbers, as well as some performer's names, came from the Jubilee! transcription pages by Carl Hallstrom & Bo Scherman: http://home.swipnet.se/dooji/jubilee.htm The Radio Gold Index http://www.radiogoldindex.com DB was helpful too. Any typo or error is mine. :D
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American, World War, 1939-1945, World War II,...
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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News from the 1950's I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1950's news file dump. Plus some talk shows and specials. Any typo or error is mine.
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Topics: Baseball, HUAC, Korean War, 1950-1953, News, OTR, Old Time Radio, Cold War, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953,...
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The Pacifica Radio Archives is one of the oldest and largest collections of non-commercial listener-sponsored public radio programs in world. Chronicling the political, cultural and artistic movements of the second half of the 20th century, Pacifica radio programs include documentaries, performances, discussions, debates, drama, poetry readings, commentaries and radio arts. The Pacifica Radio Archives appraise, collect, organize, describe, and preserve the creative work generated by, or...
Topic: Pacifica Radio
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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News from 1939. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1939 news file dump. Any typo or error is mine.
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Topics: World War II: Homefront, World War II, Old Time Radio, World War, 1939-1945, News, River Plate,...
Political Junkie Ken Rudin On Hope Hicks, Jared Kushner Cody Drabble Political Junkie Ken Rudin recaps a week of changes at the White House with the departure of Hope Hicks and downgrade of Jared Kushner's security clearance. BBC World Service Look-Ahead: China Moves To Remove Presidential Term Limits Chris Remington BBC World Service editor Pooneh Ghoddoosi looks ahead to the week in news: China eliminates term limits for President Xi Jinping; US Sec. of State Rex Tillerson travels to five...
Topics: KXJZ, Insight, Sacramento, public, radio, Capital Public Radio, CSU Sacramento, Political Junkie,...
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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News from 1943. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1943 news file dump. Plus some V-Discs. Any typo or error is mine.
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Old Time Radio, Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965, Roosevelt, Franklin D....
Public Scanner Recordings
by Hamtramck Police and Fire
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Nearly-continuous recordings of radio scanner traffic in Hamtramck, Michigan (42.404631, -83.057438) for December of 2005. Files are encoded in Speex format. (http://speex.org) Each file represents an hour of radio traffic with all the silence removed, they average about 40 minutes. Scanner is capturing traffic for agencies: Hamtramck Police, Fire, and Rescue.
Topic: scanner
Source: BC795D Scanner (42.404631, -83.057438)
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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One Night Stand was a program of live music ("remotes") that was produced & broadcast by the U.S. government via the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS) radio network. It featured the popular bands of the day and some lesser-known groups. Some of the vocalists: Meredith Blake, Liz Tilton, Anita O'Day, Helen Ward, Eugenie Baird, Bob Anthony, Thelma Carpenter, Jimmy Rushing, Earle Warren, Dinah Washington, Kitty Kallen, Rosetta Williams, Doris Day, Kay Starr, et al. The Radio Gold...
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War II, WWII, AFRS, Big Band, Swing, Jazz, OTR, Vaughn Monroe, Charlie...
Pacifica Radio Archives
by Pacifica Radio Archives
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Martin Luther King at Santa Rita / produced by Colin Edwards. Description: King's speech at a demonstration supporting anti-war activitists imprisoned at the Santa Rita rehabilitation center. MARTIN LUTHER KING AT SANTA RITA produced by Colin Edwards. RECORDED: Santa Rita, California, 14 Jan. 1968. BROADCAST: KPFA, 15 Jan. 1968. (23 min.)BB1460 Pacifica Radio Archives.
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Topics: king, demonstration, activist, vietnam, pacifica
Labor Express Radio
Labor Express Radio
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32,083
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Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. “News for working people, by working people.” Our program covers issues in the labor movement locally, nationally, and internationally. The program also addresses issues of concern to working people such as housing, education, health care, immigrants rights, the environment and U.S. foreign policy, from a working class viewpoint. Labor Express Radio airs Sunday nights at 8:00 PM ...
Rustbelt Radio
Rustbelt Radio
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48,908
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Rustbelt Radio is a weekly 60-minute news program from the Pittsburgh Independent Media Center and WRCT 88.3 FM Pittsburgh. Featuring news and interviews from the regional rustbelt area, as well as coverage of global issues. As part of the indymedia network, Rustbelt Radio strives to be an outlet for community based, non-corporate, participatory media. Rustbelt Radio features news from the grassroots that is commonly overlooked by the corporate media. It can be heard on radio stations in...
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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News from 1938. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1938 news file dump. Plus roller derby. :) Any typo or error is mine.
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Topics: Chamberlain, Neville, 1869-1940, Munich Four-Power Agreement -- (1938), OTR, Czechoslovakia --...
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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News from the 1960's I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1960's news file dump. Plus some talk shows and specials. Any typo or error is mine.
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Topics: 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, News, Detroit, JFK, RFK, MLK, Cold War,...
Humanities West-audio
Humanities West-audio
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Talk Nation Radio
Talk Nation Radio
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79,461
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Discussions about breaking news as it happens, interviews with journalists, scholars, human rights workers, officials, and other news makers. Politics, human rights, and the environment. Contact Dori Smith, talknationradio@gmail.com.
Topic: Talk Nation Radio
Presidential Recordings
by John F. Kennedy
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John F. Kennedy Dictabelt Recording. Please refer to the John F. Kennedy Dictabelt finding aid for more information.
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Topic: John F. Kennedy
Source: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. Digital copy from the Miller Center of Public Affairs.
Pacifica Radio Archives
by Pacifica Radio Archives
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Award-winning journalist, best-selling author and host of Democracy Now!, Amy Goodman narrates this documentary, which spans more than 65 years of convention coverage and chronicles milestones in American political history. From the formal speeches of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936, to the battles inside and outside the Chicago 1968 convention and the radical sounds of Rage Against the Machine in the streets of Los Angeles in 2000, the documentary showcases the Pacifica Network's progressive...
Topics: democratic national convention, republican national convention
Pacifica Radio Archives
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TO HAVE DONE WITH THE JUDGEMENT OF GOD, written and read by Antonin Artraud. Artraud reads from his play, in French. BROADCAST: KPFA, 15 Oct. 1968. In French.(41 min.) BB2075 Pacifica Radio Archives.
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Topics: artraud, antonin, pacifica
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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1944 Esquire All-American Jazz Concert at the Metropolitan Opera House, broadcast on NBC Blue and also AFRS as part of " One Night Stand ." This was the first jazz concert at the Met and it probably wouldn't have happened if it hadn't been a War Bond Drive. (Admission was paid in War Bonds.) NY Times' article headline: " 3,600 BUY BONDS AT JAZZ SESSION; $650,000 Raised for War by Sale of Tickets to Concert of Esquire's Band. " It was also mentioned in The Billboard...
Topics: OTR, Teddy Wilson, World War II: Homefront, Jack Teagarden, War Bonds, Art Tatum, WWII, Oscar...
Pacifica Radio Archives: GRAMMY Grant 2013 Recordings
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Roland Hanna, piano, performs a jazz set with Clarence "Scoby" Stroman, drums, and Ron Carter, bass, at WBAI's Free Music Store on March 7, 1972. WBAI's Barbara Oka introduces the program. This program was recorded in stereo by David Rapkin and produced by the Music Department of WBAI. This recording was formerly cataloged as BC0709.20.
Topics: Jazz music, Hanna, Roland
Public Scanner Recordings
by Hamtramck Police and Fire
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Nearly-continuous recordings of radio scanner traffic in Hamtramck, Michigan (42.404631, -83.057438) for January of 2007.
VOA Newscasts
by Voice of America, a U.S. government agency
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English language newscasts of the Voice of America are captured by VOA’s automated system and were subsequently downloaded from voanews.com . Date and time of broadcast are indicated in the filename. The time with “Z” suffix indicates UTC (GMT or Zulu) airtime. These newscasts are in the public domain.
Topics: Voice of America, VOA, newscast, news
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
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Democracy Now! radio program for July 17, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Causeries mensuelles du CIRA-Marseille
Causeries mensuelles du CIRA-Marseille
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Enregistrements des causeries mensuelles du Centre International de Recherche sur l’Anarchie (CIRA) de Marseille / Recordings of the monthly conferences at the international research center on anarchy (CIRA) in Marseille.
Topic: Anarchisme
KXJZ's Insight
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Capitol Chat: California Democratic Party Endorses Recreational Marijuana Use State Government Reporter Ben Bradford joins us to talk about why CA's Dem Party endorsing recreational marijuana is significant in this week's Capitol Chat. We'll also get an update on the Democrats' gun control sit-in. Oakland Police Scandal It's been a bad week for the Oakland Police Department, which has been rocked by a sex scandal that's led to the firing of three different police chiefs. We'll talk with East...
Topics: KXJZ, Insight, Sacramento, public, radio, Capital Public Radio, CSU Sacramento, Capitol Chat, Matt...
VOA Newscasts
by Voice of America, a U.S. government agency
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English language newscasts of the Voice of America are captured by VOA’s automated system and were subsequently downloaded from voanews.com . Date and time of broadcast are indicated in the filename. The time with “Z” suffix indicates UTC (GMT or Zulu) airtime. These newscasts are in the public domain.
Topics: Voice of America, VOA, newscast, news
KXJZ's Insight
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Capitol Chat - Capital Public Radio's Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us to discuss his latest report on Prop 55, the massive voter guide in your mailbox and the state of California's beloved first dog. Rock Climber Alex Honnold - Alex Honnold has shattered climbing records. At 31, he's become the first person to climb Yosemite's Half Dome and Moonlight Buttress without any protective equipment. He discusses his latest climbing adventures and his memoir, "Alone On the Wall." Rock Band...
Topics: Insight, KXJZ, Capital Public Radio, Sacramento public radio, CSU Sacramento, Capitol Chat, Ben...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Sound Recordings
by Carl Sagan
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SIDE A: Carl Sagan delivers a talk at the Peace Week Program at Yale University on April 6, 1984. The topic of Sagan’s talk is nuclear war and nuclear winter. Sagan begins by talking about the large and growing number of nuclear weapons in the world and the potential for 1-2 billion deaths from nuclear war. Next, Sagan gives a detailed explanation of the science behind nuclear winter, using the 1815 Mount Tambora eruption in Indonesia to illustrate the effects of large amounts of ash and...
Topics: Antinuclear movements, Arms race, Disarmament, Nuclear disarmament, Nuclear war, Nuclear weapons,...
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
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Democracy Now! radio program for Thursday, February 1, 2001
Source: Television broadcast
For Your Ears Only / On Air
by David Alpern
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Lineup INTRODUCTION I. WILL THERE BE BLOOD? *Holly Bailey, NEWSWEEK White House Correspondent *Alfred Regnery, Publisher of the American Spectator, author of “Upstream: The Ascendance of American Conservatism.” (Threshold Editions, February 12, 2008) II. DEMOCRATIC DESIGNS *Jonathan Alter, NEWSWEEK columnist/ NBC News analyst *Eleanor Clift, NEWSWEEK contributing editor/ TV commentator III.  THE PAKISTAN AND KENYA VOTES *Ron Moreau, NEWSWEEK South Asia bureau chief *Larry Diamond, author...
Topics: Newsweek on Air, Democrats, Pakistan, Kenya, Nancy Lamott, online reputation
Democracy Now!
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* Headlines for December 3, 2004 * New Ohio Vote Tallies Question Legitimacy of Election * Oil-for-Food Scandal: U.S.-Led Attack on the UN or Proof of Corruption That Could Take Down Kofi Annan? * Growing Up in the Weather Underground: A Father and Son Tell Their Story
Topic: Democracy Now
Source: Radio/Television broadcast
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The Pacifica Radio Archives is host to an extensive collection of programs that have dealt with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues, including what we believe to be the first radio program to explicitly address the topic from 1958. That program and others are featured in this collection, whose preservation and access were coordinated between New York University’s Moving Image Archiving and Preservation graduate school program, the University of California, Berkeley Moffitt...
VOA Newscasts
by Voice of America, a U.S. government agency
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English language newscasts of the Voice of America are captured by VOA’s automated system and were subsequently downloaded from voanews.com . Date and time of broadcast are indicated in the filename. The time with “Z” suffix indicates UTC (GMT or Zulu) airtime. These newscasts are in the public domain.
Topics: Voice of America, VOA, newscast, news
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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The NBC program WORDS AT WAR is one of my very very favorite old time radio shows. I don't have all episodes available (disabled & can't afford to buy OTR), but here are the episodes that I do have. Enjoy. :D Correct episode names are from the helpful Digital Deli OTR site: http://www.digitaldeliftp.com/DigitalDeliToo/dd2jb-Words-At-War.html Additional research is my own, though I ran out of steam. :) About the Episodes *****EPISODE 01: 1943-06-24 NBC Words At War 01 Combined Operations The...
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Topics: Words at War, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, World War II,...
Public Scanner Recordings
by Hamtramck Police and Fire, Rescue
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Nearly-continuous recordings of radio scanner traffic in Hamtramck, Michigan (42.404631, -83.057438) for June of 2006.
Topic: scanner audio
KXJZ's Insight
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Anne Gust Brown - Much like 2011, Anne Gust Brown introduced her husband Jerry Brown as he took the oath of office for Governor of California, Monday morning in Sacramento. We'll listen to portions of both speeches and discuss her evolution as the First Lady. Sketches of Science: Photo Sessions With Nobel Laureates - German Photographer Volker Steger has a passion for science. His work has taken him from an Amish research clinic in Pennsylvania to the shores of Lake Victoria in Kenya. His...
Topics: Insight, KXJZ, Capital Public Radio, Sacramento public radio, CSU Sacramento, Anne Gust Brown,...
Human Rights and Social Justice Conference
Human Rights and Social Justice Conference
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by University of Winnipeg Global College
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From February 23 to 25, 2007, the University of Winnipeg Global College and its partnering organizations hosted a remarkable assembly of national and international academics, government representatives, NGO leaders, witnesses and advocates in the human rights arena to frame a proactive approach to education and awareness.With the active participation of an informed and engaged society, the conference set out to develop and sustain a global human rights strategy for change to encourage...
Topics: human rights, social justice, United Nations
For Your Ears Only / On Air
by David Alpern
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Lineup INTRODUCTION I. OBAMA, GOD & POLITICS *Barack Obama from the NEWSWEEK in-flight interview *Richard Wolffe, NEWSWEEK Senior White House Correspondent *John Green, Senior Fellow in Religion and American Politics, Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life II. WAR POWERS + TEAM TORTURE *Benjamin Wittes, Author of “Law and the Long War: The Future of Justice in the Age of Terror” (Penguin Press, June) and Brookings Institution Fellow and Research Director in Public Law, Governance...
Topics: Newsweek on Air, Obama, God, politics, war, torture, rescue, Batman, comics, cinema, terror
For Your Ears Only / On Air
by David Alpern
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Lineup I. INTRODUCTION II. GATES GETS REAL *John Barry, NEWSWEEK defense correspondent *Perry Jeffries, veterans outreach director, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America III. SCANDAL: LIBBY & CHENEY + PROSECUTORS & POLITICS *Michael Isikoff, NEWSWEEK investigative correspondent *John Dean, Nixon White House Counsel, Author of "Conservatives Without Conscience" (Viking Adult, 2006) and "Worse than Watergate" IV. EVOLUTION REVOLUTION *Sharon Begley, NEWSWEEK science...
Topics: Newsweek on Air, Scandal Libby & Cheney, Darfur
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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One hundred American Thanksgiving holiday-themed OTR shows and/or V-Discs. Happy Thanksgiving, whenever it is that your particular country celebrates gratitude. :) These are not from the PC-era so, warning. (Any error or typo is mine.)
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Topics: Thanksgiving, OTR, Old Time Radio, Turkey Day, Turkey
Presidential Recordings
by John F. Kennedy
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"The President and the Press" American Newspaper Publishers Association. Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York, NY.
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Topic: John F. Kennedy
Source: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library
VOA Newscasts
by Voice of America, a U.S. government agency
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English language newscasts of the Voice of America are captured by VOA’s automated system and were subsequently downloaded from voanews.com . Date and time of broadcast are indicated in the filename. The time with “Z” suffix indicates UTC (GMT or Zulu) airtime. These newscasts are in the public domain.
Topics: Voice of America, VOA, newscast, news
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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News from 1948. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1948 news file dump. Plus some talk shows and specials. Any typo or error is mine.
Topics: 1948, Marshall Plan, Reconstruction (1939-1951), News, Berlin Blockade, Operation Vittles, Old Time...
VOA Newscasts
by Voice of America, a U.S. government agency
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English language newscasts of the Voice of America are captured by VOA’s automated system and were subsequently downloaded from voanews.com . Date and time of broadcast are indicated in the filename. The time with “Z” suffix indicates UTC (GMT or Zulu) airtime. These newscasts are in the public domain.
Topics: Voice of America, VOA, newscast, news
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Education Division. Office of Education
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"This sound recording captures an address by May-Ling Soong Chiang, wife of Chiang Kai-shek, on the subject of American-Chinese relations and the war effort." National Archives Identifier: 2209240
Topics: WWII, Chiang, May-ling Soong, 1897-2003, World War, 1939-1945, World War II, Old Time Radio, OTR
Democracy Now!
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* Headlines for June 2, 2005 * Senators George McGovern and Mike Gravel Reflect on How Deep Throat Helped Bring Down the Nixon Presidency by Exposing the Watergate Scandal * EXCLUSIVE... Jennifer Dohrn: I Was The Target Of Illegal FBI Break-Ins Ordered by Mark Felt aka "Deep Throat" * Investigative Journalist David Wise on the Significance of Watergate, Anonymous Sources and the Crackdown on Civil Liberties
Topic: Democracy Now
Source: Radio/Television broadcast