American Archive of Public Broadcasting
Discover historic programs of publicly funded radio and television across America. Watch and listen.
About the AAPB
A Collaboration with a Long-Term Vision
We are a collaboration between WGBH and the Library of Congress with a long-term vision to preserve and make accessible significant historical content created by public media, and to coordinate a national effort to save at-risk public media before its content is lost to posterity.
From the Blog
This week’s Emmy-nominated Vision Maker Media Film, “The Great American Footrace,” tells the story of a small-town Cherokee boy who competes in one... More
Browse the Collection
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Every Picture Tells a Story
Watch a five minute introduction to the treasures of public broadcasting, written and produced by Elizabeth Deane.