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between WGBH and the Library of Congress with a long-term vision to preserve and make accessible significant historical content created by public media, and to coordinate a national effort to save at-risk public media before its content is lost to posterity.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

AAPB launches new exhibit “Speaking and Protesting in America”

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress The long history of Americans exercising their right to speak, assemble and petition is brought to life i... More

Every Picture Tells a Story

Watch a five minute introduction to the treasures of public broadcasting, written and produced by Elizabeth Deane.