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Radio Preservation Task Force Presents ‘A Century of Broadcasting: Preservation and Renewal’ with Kitchen Sisters and More

Release Date: 25 Apr 2023
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Radio Preservation Task Force Presents ‘A Century of Broadcasting: Preservation and Renewal’ with Kitchen Sisters and More

The 2023 Radio Preservation Task Force will commemorate the recent centennial of the nation’s first radio broadcasts. The conference will spotlight work to locate, save and study a range of radio content and formats, and discuss best practices in radio preservation and access. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden will introduce podcast producers The Kitchen Sisters for a special event, in addition to featured conversations with archivist and filmmaker Rick Prelinger and Black Women in Radio.

What: 2023 Radio Preservation Task Force "A Century of Broadcasting: Preservation and Renewal"

When: April 27 – 29, 2023

Where: Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20540

Who: More than 300 archivists, radio and television historians, artists, journalists and broadcasters with special guests The Kitchen Sisters, Rick Prelinger and more.

RSVP: Media interested in covering the event must RSVP in advance to Leah Knobel at lknobel@loc.gov and Steve Legget at sleg@loc.gov.

The Radio Preservation Task Force is a project of the Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Board and works in conjunction with the Library of Congress Recorded Sound Section.

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Media Contact: Leah Knobel, lknobel@loc.gov
Public Contact: Steve Legget, sleg@loc.gov

PR 23-041
04-25-2023
ISSN 0731-3527

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