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between WGBH and the Library of Congress with a long-term vision to preserve and make accessible significant historical content created by public media, and to coordinate a national effort to save at-risk public media before its content is lost to posterity.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

AMIA Online Learning Series

The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) has announced its first online learning series! Beginning in September 2015, AMIA is offering thr... More

Participating Organizations

Learn about the history, significant productions, and archive contributions of more than 120 public media stations and archives.

Hawaii Alaska Florida New Hampshire Michigan Vermont Maine Rhode Island New York Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware Maryland Virginia West Virginia Ohio Indiana Illinois Connecticut Wisconsin North Carolina Washington, D.C. Maryland Tennessee Arkansas Missouri Georgia South Carolina Kentucky Alabama Louisiana Mississippi Iowa Minnesota Oklahoma Texas New Mexico Kansas Nebraska South Dakota North Dakota Wyoming Montana Colorado Idaho Utah Arizona Nevada Oregon Washington California Tuscaloosa, AL: WUOA, University of Alabama Dillingham, AK: KDLG Bethel, AK: KYUK Anchorage, AK: KAKM Alaska Public Media + Koahnic Broadcast Corporation Unalaska, AK: KUCB Sitka, AK: KCAW Tucson, AZ: KXCI Community Radio Conway, AR: Arkansas Educational TV Network Eureka, CA: KEET San Bernardino, CA: KVCR Costa Mesa, CA: PBS SoCaL Los Angeles, CA: KUSC North Hollywood, CA: Pacifica Radio Archives Santa Cruz, CA: KUSP Fresno, CA: Radio Bilingue Sacramento, CA: KVIE Rohnert Park, CA: KRCB San Francisco, CA: KQED Boulder, CO: KGNU Denver, CO: Rocky Mountain PBS + KUVO + Colorado Public Television Hartford, CT: Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network Washington, DC: WHUT Tampa, FL: WUSF + WEDU Jacksonville, FL: WJCT Fort Myers, FL: WGCU Public Media Miami, FL: WPBT2 Gainesville, FL: WUFT Atlanta, GA: Public Broadcasting Atlanta Mangilao, GU: PBS Guam Honolulu, HI: PBS Hawaii Boise, ID: Idaho Public Television Carbondale, IL: WSIU Urbana, IL: WILL Illinois Public Media Chicago, IL: WYCC PBS Chicago + WBEZ Indianapolis, IN: WFYI Bloomington, IN: WTIU + WFIU Johnston, IA: Iowa Public Television Des Moines, IA: Iowa Public Radio Lawrence, KS: KANU, University of Kansas Lexington, KY: KET - Kentucky Educational Television Whitesburg, KY: Appalshop, Inc. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana Public Broadcasting New Orleans, LA: WWOZ Lewiston, ME: Maine Public Broadcasting Network East Orland, ME: WERU Community Radio Owings Mills, MD: Maryland Public Television College Park, MD: University of Maryland Springfield, MA: WGBY Amherst, MA: New England Public Radio Boston, MA: WUMB + WGBH Twin Lake, MI: Blue Lake Public Radio Grand Rapids, MI: WGVU Public TV and Radio Interlochen, MI: WIAA East Lansing, MI: WKAR Wixom, MI: Detroit Public Television Appleton, MN: Pioneer Public Television St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Public Radio + Twin Cities Public Television Grand Marais, MN: WTIP Jackson, MS: Mississippi Public Broadcasting St. Louis, MO: The Nine Network of Public Media + Film and Media Archive, Washington University in St. Louis Kansas City, MO: KCPT Warrensburg, MO: KMOS Springfield, MO: Ozarks Public Television Bozeman, MT: KGLT Las Vegas, NV: Vegas PBS Concord, NH: New Hampshire Public Radio Durham, NH: New Hampshire Public Television Jersey City, NJ: WFMU Trenton, NJ: New Jersey Network Albuquerque, NM: KUNM + New Mexico PBS Vestal, NY: WSKG Public Broadcasting Watertown, NY: WPBS Buffalo, NY: WNED New York, NY: Thirteen WNET + WNYC Rochester, NY: WXXI Public Broadcasting Plattsburgh, NY: Mountain Lake PBS Troy, NY: WMHT Jamestown, NY: WRFA Liverpool, NY: WCNY Research Triangle Park, NC: UNC-TV Fargo, ND: Prairie Public Broadcasting Grand Forks, ND: KFJM, University of North Dakota Columbus, OH: WOSU Public Media Cleveland, OH: ideastream Yellow Springs, OH: WYSO Youngstown, OH: WYSU Cincinnati, OH: Cincinnati Public Radio Medford, OR: Southern Oregon Public Television Portland, OR: Oregon Public Broadcasting Warm Springs, OR: KWSO Bethlehem, PA: WDIY + PBS39 Philadelphia, PA: WHYY + WXPN Pittsburgh, PA: WQED Pittston, PA: WVIA Public Media Providence, RI: Rhode Island Public Radio Columbia, SC: South Carolina ETV Vermillion, SD: KUSD, University of South Dakota Cookeville, TN: WCTE Knoxville, TN: WDVX Houston, TX: KUHF-FM Austin, TX: KUT Radio Salt Lake City, UT: KUED Colchester, VT: Vermont Public Radio + Vermont Public Television Norfolk, VA: WHRO Roanoke, VA: Blue Ridge PBS Pullman, WA: Northwest Public Television Seattle, WA: KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio + KEXP + KCTS 9 Granger, WA: KDNA Madison, WI: Wisconsin Public Radio + Wisconsin Public Television Hayward, WI: WOJB Riverton, WY: Wyoming PBS

Every Picture Tells a Story

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