Streams

2010-2013 National Endowment for the Humanities-Funded Preservation Project

With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, WNYC's Archives and Preservation Department has reformatted and published over 700 hours of historic audio, with 600 more hours on the way. Check out below the best of WNYC’s radio legacy, selected from 13,000 lacquer transcription discs and 10,000 tapes —featuring arts programming, notable interviews, WWII coverage, and much more.

Learn more about this project here


  • America's Town
    Meeting of
    the Air (1949)


  • American Music
    Festival (1940)


  • Around New York
    (1939-1966)


  • Beyond Victory
    (1943-1944)


  • Books and Authors
    Luncheon
    (1949-1968)
     


  • Campus Press
    Conference
    (1951-1962)
     


  • Citizens Committee
    On Displaced
    Persons
    (circa late 1940s)


  • City Close Up
    (1963-1964)


  • Comic Parade
    (July 1945)


  • Cooper Union Forum
    (1949-1952)


  • Project Overview and Credits


  • Democracies
    Will Win
    (circa 1940s)


  • Elmer Davis:
    Progress of War
    (March-May 1943)


  • Freedom's Ladder
    (1945-1946)


  • The Golden Door
    (1947)


  • Hadassah Speaks
    (circa 1940s)


  • Headlines in
    Chemistry
    (1947-1952)


  • How To Have Fun
    With Your Children
    (1945-1948)


  • International Interview
    (1956-1959)


  • Keep 'em Rolling
    (1942)


  • Letters From Home
    and Abroad (1945)


  • Life and Works
    (1940)


  • The Lively Arts
    (1953-1956)


  • Maincurrents
    (1966)


  • Mayor's Conference
    (1954-1957)


  • Miscellaneous
    (circa 1930s-1960s)


  • New York Queen
    of Commerce
    (1952-1953)


  • News (1939-1969)


  • Our Stake in the War
    (1942)


  • Overseas Press
    Club (1940-1967)


  • Pals of the P.A.L.
    (1949-1955)


  • Plan For Survival
    (1950-1951)


  • Police Safety
    Program
    (1949-1950)


  • Psychoanalysis and
    Everyday Living
    (1949-1950)


  • Reader's Almanac
    (1941-1951)


  • Report on Civil
    Defense (1950-1952)


  • The Role of Science
    in the War (1942)


  • Speaking of Music
    (1952-1955)


  • Take the Tunnel
    (circa 1940s


  • Talk to the People
    (1941-1945)


  • This is Our Enemy
    (1942-1943)


  • Toward a Return to
    Society (1946)


  • U.P.A. Forum
    (1945-1952)


  • United Nations
    (1949-1964)


  • Unity At Home,
    Victory Abroad (1943)


  • WNYC American
    Art Festival
    (1950-1951)


  • WNYC Forum of the
    Air (1938)


  • Your Land and Mine
    (1967-1969)


  • Your Pocketbook
    (1951)


  • Youth Builders
    (1947-1952)


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