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between WGBH and the Library of Congress with a long-term vision to preserve and make accessible significant historical content created by public media, and to coordinate a national effort to save at-risk public media before its content is lost to posterity.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

Mark your calendars: Access to historic public broadcasting just one month away!

Mark your calendars for the culmination of two years of development and collaboration on the American Archive of Public Broadcasting! On Tuesday, ... More

Every Picture Tells a Story

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