Library of Congress to preserve public broadcasting archive with recordings from 120 stationsBreaking News
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WASHINGTON — A collection of public broadcast recordings from radio and television dating to the 1950s will be preserved at the Library of Congress.
Under a project funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, 40,000 hours of content is being digitized for long-term preservation and will become the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. It will be housed at the library’s National Audio-Visual Conservation Center in Culpeper, Va.
The project being announced Thursday will make the recordings available to the public through both the library and WGBH in Boston....
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