Joe Richman

Joe Richman appears in the following:

Unearthing Lost Mandela Audio, Giving Voice To Lost Stories

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Radio producer Joe Richman tells the story of how he discovered the tape of Nelson Mandela's famous speech at his 1964 sabotage trial, where he was convicted and sentenced to life in prison.


Shaping 'Teenage Diaries': Intimacies, Difficulties, Life

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

In 1996, independent producer Joe Richman gave tape recorders to a group of teens and let them report on their lives. "There is something magical about handing someone a tape recorder, because you never know what will happen," he says. Last year, he tracked down some of the diarists and let them do it again.


Re-Visiting the Radio Diaries

Monday, May 06, 2013

Radio Diaries is revisiting some of their original teenage diarists. Joe Richman, founder and executive producer of the show, discusses the project and plays some tape. Plus, two of the diarists discuss their pieces: Amanda Brand, who reported on coming out to her conservative Catholic parents; and Juan, an undocumented Mexican immigrant who now has a family and full-time job in Denver, CO.

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Teen Diaries and the Power of Being Your Own Storyteller

Monday, May 06, 2013

Sixteen years ago, producer Joe Richman gave group of teenagers tape recorders and asked them to report on their own lives. Armed with recording equipment, they told their stories, and "Teenage Diaries" -- compelling radio that gave listeners an unexpected lens into the lives of ordinary teens -- was born.


The Seltzer Man: New York Works

Friday, January 18, 2002

Once upon a time in New York City, the seltzer man with his horse drawn wagon was a familiar sight...delivering bottles of fizzy water to the city's tenement dwellers. One of them was Jacob Rosenbloom who began his career on the Lower East Aide in ...