Marcos Sueiro Bal

Marcos Sueiro Bal is the Archives Manager at New York Public Radio.

Marcos is Co-Chair of the Technical Committee at the Association of Recorded Sound Collections, and was part of the Collection Management Task Force that drafted the Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Plan in 2012. In 2011 he co-translated the definitive text on audio preservation, Guidelines for the Production and Preservation of Digital Audio Objects. He is a member of the Standards Committee of the Audio Engineering Society, and director of the Education Committee of the Archivists Roundtable of Metropolitan New York. He mastered and restored 2011’s Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy, and was nominated for a Grammy for his work on 2008’s Polk Miller and His Old South Quartette. He has worked at the Alan Lomax Archives, Columbia University Libraries (where he developed AVDb, a preservation prioritization tool), Masterdisk mastering studios, and Emory University. He teaches Audio Preservation at Long Island University's Palmer School of Library Science.

Marcos Sueiro Bal appears in the following:

Not your garden variety police brutality: On the Media on the Abner Louima case

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

“You like seeing instant justice delivered . . . until you get Abner Louima” - Jim Dwyer
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“Dad, if I went to Dartmouth, do you think I’d be mugged?”

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

How the world viewed America in 1995.
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“My radical solution is that we consider women human beings”

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Gloria Steinem vs. “The People vs. Larry Flynt”
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The Birth of a Cable News Nation: On the Media on the debut of Fox News

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

When Giuliani helped Fox News get into your home.
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Like a fish trying to imagine what reality would be like without water

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Oh, how quaint: On the Media analyzes America’s television addiction
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Bernie Sanders On the Media and Everything Else

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

"Who is the leader of the American working class today? Nobody knows", says Sanders.
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Portrait of Paul Manafort as a “convention fixer”

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

“I much prefer a man who tells me straight to my eyes that he’s going to manipulate me” --Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times
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The Longest Shutdown Before The Longest Shutdown

Friday, January 25, 2019

Escaping the last longest shutdown.
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¡El español es fácil!

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

WQXR pioneered Spanish classes in 1943.
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Bob, Where Do You Keep Your Grammys®?

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Saving the world's audio heritage is a group effort among passionate characters.
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Philip M. Hauser: A Demographer Looks at Civil Unrest

Saturday, February 03, 2018

Looking at the ratios before the riots.
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So Ya Think Ya Know Yer Morning Edition Hosts?

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Soterios Johnson is gone. Can you identify these six earlier hosts?
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The 1931 Files

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

An aural glimpse of WNYC's early history.

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Sidney Farber, Chemo Crusader

Friday, March 27, 2015

WNYC
In Early Therapy, Equal Doses of Caution & Optimism.
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How Irish Tape Saved Civilization

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

WNYC
60 Years Ago, Audiotape Coming from Opelika, Ala., was among the World’s Finest. But who was Molly, the Irish Nurse?
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Pete Seeger in Conversation with Steve Post

Monday, March 16, 2015

WNYC
Legendary folk singer Pete Seeger reminisces about life, politics and narrow escapes.
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Forget Freebies: Fiorello Forks Over $15 for First Fair Ticket

Monday, February 23, 2015

WNYC
76 years ago today, a resolute Mayor La Guardia spoke against the practice of free passes to city events.
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Digging the Blizzard of '47

Monday, January 26, 2015

WNYC
The 1947 blizzard in song & satire  
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Glamour Girls, Murder, and the Mayor

Monday, November 24, 2014

WNYC
What lurked behind William O'Dwyer's charmed life?
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